NTSB Identification: ANC08WA013
Accident occurred Saturday, October 27, 2007 in Yao-City, Japan
Aircraft: Robinson R-22B, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On October 27, 2007, about 1505 Japan Standard Time, a Robinson R-22B helicopter, JA-102D, was destroyed by impact and postimpact fire when it crashed onto railway tracks near Yao-City, Japan. The helicopter, operated by Osaka Aviation Inc., Osaka, Japan, was returning to the airport at the conclusion of a helicopter demonstration flight. The flight was conducted under the provisions of the Civil Aviation Regulations of Japan. The pilot and the passenger received fatal injuries.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Japan. This report is for informational purposes only, and contains only the information released by, or obtained from the Government of Japan. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Aircraft and Railways Accidents Investigation Commission
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
2-1-2, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8918, Japan

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