August 11, 2013

Retired JAL employee honors the 520 victims of Japan's worst plane crash August 12th 1985



"A retired employee of Japan Airlines has made a small Buddha statue for each of the 520 victims of a plane crash that occurred nearly three decades ago, to console the spirits of the deceased.Monday marks the 28th anniversary of the accident.On Aug. 12, 1985, JAL Flight 123 crashed into Mt. Osutaka in Gunma Prefecture, killing most of the 509 passengers and 15 crew members aboard."

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Ex-JAL employee carves Buddhas for crash victims
August 11, 2013
Daily Yomiuri




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