On the 18th, in the sky over the Ariake Sea off the coast of Fukuoka Prefecture, the shadow of a small civilian aircraft disappeared from the radar and two people died. I did.

The Japan Coast Guard has decided to investigate the condition of the aircraft, considering that a small aircraft may have crashed.

According to the 7th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters, a small aircraft was discovered on the 18th, when three men boarded and took off from the "Aso Auxiliary Landing Area" in Kumamoto Prefecture, and searched in the Ariake Sea around 11:00 am on the 20th. The patrol boat diver who was hit found the aircraft on the seabed near where the passenger was rescued and confirmed the aircraft number.



Of the three on board, two men aged 80 and 82 died in the accident.



The 67-year-old man is conscious and is being treated in the hospital.



According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, just before the shadow of the aircraft disappeared from the radar, it was receiving an emergency signal that seems to be from this small aircraft.



Also, according to the airfield manager, the passenger of the small aircraft contacted the passenger's acquaintance that he was out of fuel and landed on the sea near Saga Airport. He wore a life jacket. ..



The Japan Coast Guard has decided to investigate the condition of the aircraft, considering that a small aircraft may have crashed.

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