Accident at Tokyo Haneda Airport

APA extends its heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the five crew members who died on board a Japan Coast Guard Dash-8 that collided with Japan Airlines Flight 516 at HND on Tuesday.

We also commend the outstanding response by the crew and ground personnel for safely evacuating all 379 passengers and crew on board the JAL A350, and we are hopeful for a full recovery by those who sustained injuries.

APA stands ready to assist any APA member who has been affected by this tragic accident, and we extend that same offer of assistance to the broader aviation community.

We look forward to learning all we can from what happened at HND to prevent any recurrence. APA’s robust team of safety subject-matter experts remains committed to preserving and enhancing the margin of safety throughout commercial aviation.