69 Years ago today: On 9 April 1952 a Japan Air Lines Martin 2-0-2 crashed into the Mihara volcano, killing all 37 occupants.

Date:Wednesday 9 April 1952
Type:Martin 2-0-2
Operating for:Japan Air Lines – JAL
Leased from:Northwest Orient Airlines
C/n / msn:9164
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 33 / Occupants: 33
Total:Fatalities: 37 / Occupants: 37
Aircraft damage:Destroyed
Aircraft fate:Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mihara Volcano (https://cdn.aviation-safety.net/database/country/flags_15/JA.gif   Japan)
Phase:En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tokyo-Haneda Airport (HND/RJTT), Japan
Destination airport:Fukuoka Airport (FUK/RJFF), Japan

The aircraft, leased from Northwest Airlines, crashed into a mountain. The plane was named “Mokusei”.