68 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
Time: 08:07
Type: Martin 2-0-2
Operating for: Japan Air Lines – JAL
Leased from: Northwest Orient Airlines
Registration: N93043
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 (   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”.