Plane Crashes On Japan Golf Course

A light aircraft made a crash landing on a golf course in Japan, with one person on board who survived

A light aircraft made a crash landing on a golf course in Japan, with just the pilot on board who survived

Plane Crashes On Japan Golf Course

A light aircraft has crashed at the Himeji Aioi Country Club in south-west Japan.

It had one man on board who has survived without life-threatening injuries.

Related: Watch as plane makes emergency landing on golf course

The plane made an emergency landing at the golf course in the Kansai region, according to local police and Japanese news outlet xinhuanet.com.

Pictures show the wreckage.

The local fire department said the aircraft had just the pilot onboard, a male, who somehow escaped without life-threatening injuries.

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They said the pilot managed to walk away, and asked for help from a guesthouse at the golf course.

 

The local police and fire departments are investigating the accident.

Elliott Heath
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. Elliott graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He is obsessed with the game and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey. His handicap index floats between 3-5. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


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