- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 09, 1982
Time: 08:47
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Operator: Japan Air Lines
Flight #: 350
Route: Fukuoka - Tokyo
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61
Registration: JA-8061
cn / ln: 45889/291
Aboard: 174   (passengers:166  crew:8)
Fatalities: 24   (passengers:24  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft flew into shallow water, 100 yards meters short of the runway, after a struggle between a mentally ill captain and the co-pilot and flight engineer. The plane hit approach-light stanchions extending above the bay waters after which the nose broke off. During the approach, the captain, known to have mental problems, put the inboard engines into reverse in an attempt to destroy the aircraft while the co-pilot and flight engineer battled to restrain him.
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