Mount Osutaka

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Mount Osutaka (御巣鷹山 Osutaka-yama?) is a mountain in Ueno, Gunma Prefecture, Japan. It is 1,639 m (5,377 ft) tall.

The plane crash of JAL 123 was initially reported on Mount Osutaka, but later confirmed to be on a ridge near Mount Takamagahara. It was the second-deadliest single plane accident in world history.

Coordinates: 36°00′57″N 138°41′17″E / 36.0159°N 138.688°E / 36.0159; 138.688