Military - U.S. Air Force

Military - U.S. Air Force Tuesday June 30, 1959
The pilot ejected and parachuted safely from the aircraft after the engine caught fire and the aircraft became uncontrollable. The plane crashed into the Miyamori Primary School compound and the surrounding neighborhood killing 17, of which 11 were students, and injuring another 181. Because of the subsequent fire in the aftermath of the crash another 158 persons (28 families) were made homeless.

Crash Details

DateTuesday June 30, 1959
LocationIshikawa City, Ryukyu Island, Okinawa
Passengers0
Crew1
Fatalities0
Survivors1
Aircraft TypeNorth American F-100D-25NA
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
Registration55-3633A
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Ishikawa City, Ryukyu Island, Okinawa
Military - U.S. Air Force
North American F-100D-25NA
1959