Date & Time: Jan 11, 1987 at 1440 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 421C Golden Eagle III
Kitaro Takahashi Sanko Kensetsu
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route, the right engine failed. The pilot was unable to feather the propeller and the aircraft lost height until it crashed on the slope of a mountain located west of Wada, in the prefecture of Nagano. The aircraft was destroyed and all three occupants were killed.
Failure of the right engine after the piston head of the second cylinder broke in flight.