Accident Bleriot ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225149
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Date:Friday 28 March 1913
Owner/operator:Japanese Military Academy
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:East of the Tokorozawa Airfield -   Japan
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Aoyama Drill Ground
Destination airport:Aoyama Drill Ground
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Tokuda, Kin'ichi, Military officer, became the first victim of an aircraft crash in Japan
Selected as a trainee aircraft pilot. In 1913, while he was flying a Bleriot type aircraft from Aoyama Drill Ground, the aircraft crashed to the east of the Tokorozawa Airfield because a sudden gust of wind snapped the right wing brace.
First lieutenant Suzutaro Kimura also died.


Papers of the Japanese Diet

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