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BLUE Impulse
Losses & EJECTEES
 

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
21st July 1961
JASDF
F-86F-40 Sabre 02-7976
Blue Impulse
1st Koukuudan, JASDF
Crashed during aerobatic training into sea, near Irago Cape,
Tahara City, Aichi Prefecture.
Major Katou Matsuo
killed
  NAA
24th November 1965
JASDF
F-86F-40 Sabre 02-7975
Blue Impulse
Hamamatsu AB, Shizuoka Prefecture.
Crashed  crashed near west end of runway during aerobatic training. First Lieutenant Joumaru
[was he OK ??]
  NAA
Saturday, 4th November 1972
Afternoon

JASDF
F-86F-40 Sabre 72-7773, 773
Blue Impulse
Hamamatsu AB, Shizuoka
Returning to base after demo flight. Crashed
at or near Iruma River
First Lieutenant Kaneko
ejected safely at 700 feet
  NAA
14th November 1982
About 13:43

JASDF
Mitsubishi T-2B Blue Impulse
19-5174

21st Hikoutai Matsushima AB, Miyagi
Prefecture
crashed into civilian house, Takaoka Town,
Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, north of Hamamatsu AB,
during AB 30th anniversary air show.13 civilians wounded.
28 civilian houses and about 290 cars damaged
Captain Takashima Kiyoshi
killed
  Daicel license built Weber ES-7J zero-zero ejection seats
4th July 1991
JASDF
Mitsubishi T-2A 59-5112
Blue Impulse, 21st Hikoutai, JASDF, based at Matsushima AB,
Miyagi Prefecture
collided and crashed into sea having flown flown into sea fog, near
Kinkazan Mountain, Miyagi Prefecture. Or, about 45 km east of
Matsushima AB.
Captain Hamaguchi Seiji, killed

Captain Shikichi Yutaka killed

  Daicel license built Weber ES-7J zero-zero ejection seats
4th July 1991
About 12:00

JASDF
Mitsubishi T-2B 19-5172
Blue Impulse, 21st Hikoutai, JASDF, based at Matsushima AB,
Miyagi Prefecture
  Daicel license built Weber ES-7J zero-zero ejection seats
NEED TO MATCH PILOT TO AIRCRAFT
20th March 2002

JASDF
T-4   Bird strike      
Saturday, 14th October 2006

JASDF
T-4 #5
Gifu AB
Bird strike during training before air show. Landed safely      
                 

Thanks to

Yohko Asagiri
Donny Chan

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