#OnThisDay in 2001, Two JAL planes carrying 677 in total narrowly avoids disaster

15 years ago today, two Japan Airlines jetliners narrowly avoided a mid-air collision near Yaizu, Shizuoka, Japan. Japan Airlines Flight 907, a Boeing 747-446D (JA8904)  was en-route from Haneda International Airport to Naha International Airport with 411 passengers & 16 crew members on board. Japan Airlines Flight 958, a McDonnell-Douglas DC-10-40 (JA8546) was en-route from…