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Japan Airlines Flight 123

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Japan Airlines Flight 123 - Crash Animation 2

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Japan Airlines flight 123 Cockpit Voice Recorder (with English subtitles)

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Japan Airlines Flight 123 Preview (Long Version)

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5 Aviation Accident Facts: JAL 123

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Japan Airlines Crash - 1985 | Today in History | 12 Aug 16

Japan Airlines Flight 123 was a scheduled domestic Japan Airlines passenger flight from Tokyo's Haneda Airport to Osaka International Airport, Japan. On Monday, August 12, 1985, a Boeing 747SR operating this route suffered a sudden decompression twelve minutes into the flight and crashed in the area of Mount Takamagahara, Ueno, Gunma Prefecture, 100 kilometres from Tokyo thirty-two minutes later. The crash site was on Osutaka Ridge, near Mount Osutaka.
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