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Location DB > Japan > Shizuoka Prefecture > Fuji-san > BOAC 911
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BOAC 911
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created by Kuroneko on 10/20/2009 12:44 PM
last modified by Emperor Wang on 10/20/2009 2:37 PM
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Type: Outdoors
Status: Active
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
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Fuji-san, Shizuoka Prefecture
Japan
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A quiet and lonely place, with the sounds of planes flying overhead.
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 Historical Dates
Built: 0
Closed: 1966
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 History
BOAC 911 ('Speedbird 911', registered G-APFE) a Boeing 707 crashed in a flat spin after encountering clear-air turbulence over Fuji-san. It was March 5, 1966. All 113 passengers and 11 crew members were killed.

A memorial now stands just below the tree-line on Fuji-san where the plane fell.
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Memorial
Tue, Oct 20th, 2009
posted by Kuroneko
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 Validation
This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 4/20/2010 7:09 AM.

 Latest Changes
  • on Apr 20 10 at 7:09, Steed validated this location
  • on Apr 18 10 at 9:32, Kuroneko reordered images in gallery Memorial
  • on Apr 18 10 at 9:32, Kuroneko added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Oct 20 09 at 14:37, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Oct 20 09 at 14:37, Emperor Wang changed the following: Recommendation
  • on Oct 20 09 at 13:04, Kuroneko updated gallery picture Debris sifting.
  • on Oct 20 09 at 13:02, Kuroneko made this location available
  • on Oct 20 09 at 13:02, Kuroneko changed the following: City
  • on Oct 20 09 at 13:02, Kuroneko updated gallery picture GR1-518 (5).JPG
  • on Oct 20 09 at 13:01, Kuroneko updated gallery picture GR1-518 (8).JPG
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