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AIR ACCIDENTS

Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 21, 2023
GSDF confirms 8th Division commanding general among dead in chopper crash
The announcement of Lt. Gen. Yuichi Sakamoto's death comes more than two weeks after a chopper he was in crashed off Okinawa's Miyako Island with 10 aboard.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 21, 2023
Memorializing those lost in the GSDF helicopter crash
All 10 SDF members on board a helicopter that crashed in the Miyako Island group are believed to have died in the crash.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 17, 2023
SDF working to recover three bodies after two from missing chopper officially confirmed dead
The SDF was continuing efforts to locate the others who had been aboard the helicopter after the first official confirmation of deaths since the chopper disappeared earlier this month.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 16, 2023
Two who were aboard missing SDF chopper confirmed dead after five bodies found
Earlier in the day, the GSDF said five bodies and part of the UH-60JA helicopter, which went missing with 10 personnel aboard off Okinawa Prefecture in early April, had been located.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 14, 2023
Several bodies from missing SDF chopper likely found, source says
The latest discoveries come after searchers on Thursday night located what appeared to be a body and a major part of the UH-60JA helicopter.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 9, 2023
Search continues for GSDF chopper after body reported in waters off Okinawa
The SDF and coast guard have searched the area with several vessels and aircraft, including a submarine, with at least part of the helicopter thought to have sunk to the ocean floor.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 8, 2023
Body reported in waters near where GSDF chopper disappeared
The search for the missing personnel continued Saturday with its focus shifting to the seabed, with at least part of the helicopter thought to have sunk to the ocean floor.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 7, 2023
SDF chopper goes missing near Okinawa with 10 members aboard
The UH-60JA chopper, carrying several Ground Self-Defense Force members, disappeared from radar at around 4:30 p.m., according to the GSDF.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 9, 2023
Putin likely approved supply of missile that struck MH17, investigators say
The team said they were halting their probe since there was not enough evidence to prosecute more suspects and Putin has immunity as head of state.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 22, 2023
'Not broken by war': Ukraine holds funeral for minister killed in crash
Part of a new generation of Ukrainian politicians, Monastyrsky was the highest-ranking official to die since Russia's invasion began last year.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 19, 2023
Ukrainian interior minister killed in helicopter crash
The crash set off a large fire, and an entire side of the local nursery building was charred. The Kyiv region's governor said children had been in the nursery at the time of the crash.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 15, 2023
At least 68 killed in Nepal's worst air crash in 30 years
A Nepalese police official said rescue workers were having difficulty reaching the site of the plane crash in a gorge between two hills near a tourist town's airport.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Nov 7, 2022
Japan Times 1997: 15 Japanese wives arrive on visit from North Korea
Twenty-five years ago, the Japanese media became fascinated by the women who left Japan for North Korea with their husbands 40 years prior.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 6, 2022
Survivors found after plane plunges into Lake Victoria in Tanzania
A plane carrying 43 people plunged into Lake Victoria in Tanzania early on Sunday due to bad weather shortly before it was due to land.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 3, 2022
U.S. Air Force OKs Osprey flights after grounding them for safety
The U.S. Air Force indicated that the decision came without getting to the bottom of the safety issue for its CV-22s, a move that will affect the tilt-rotor aircraft stationed in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 12, 2022
Kin remember victims of 1985 JAL jet crash on 37th anniversary
Out of 524 passengers and crew, only four people survived the crash, making it the world's deadliest single-aircraft accident.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 18, 2022
Investigators probe whether China Eastern crash was intentional, sources say
Authorities have said the pilots did not respond to repeated calls from air traffic controllers and nearby planes during the rapid descent.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 28, 2022
Black boxes may unlock secrets of jet’s mystery plunge in China
The recovery of the second black box gives investigators the best chance of finding out what caused the crash, but much depends on the condition of the black boxes.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 25, 2022
Air crash disaster risks an even wider rift for Boeing and China
With relations between Washington and Beijing at their lowest ebb in years, the probe into the crash has turned the two archrivals into reluctant bedfellows.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 24, 2022
China Eastern jet neared speed of sound before crash, damaging black box
The exterior of the cockpit voice recorder was 'severely damaged” and analysis will take time because there is also some damage to its internal memory unit, an official said.

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