Chofu

Chofu

(chō`fo͞o), city (1990 pop. 197,677), Tokyo Metropolis, E central Honshu, Japan, on the Tuma River. A residential suburb of Tokyo, Chofu produces electrical equipment, machinery, and food. The city has a racetrack and an amusement park, as well as the Jindai Temple, which was built in 733.
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On July 26 the pilot and one passenger died when their Malibu Mirage smashed into three houses shortly after take-off at Chofu Airport near Tokyo in Japan.
The single-engine propeller plane plowed into and set ablaze a row of houses just minutes after takeoff from an airport used by small aircraft about 500 meters (yards) away in Tokyo's western suburb of Chofu, AP reported.
The five-seater plane crashed at around 11:00 am (0200 GMT) shortly after it departed from Tokyo's Chofu airport, public broadcaster NHK reported.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Three people were killed after a small plane crashed into a residential area in Tokyo's suburb area of Chofu city Sunday morning.
At Den-En Chofu University near Tokyo last month, they talked to 120 elementary students, mostly six-, seven-, and eight-year-olds.
19, 1892 in a Samurai (warrior) Buddhist family of Chofu town in Yamaguchi, Japan.
At night, in an apartment in Chofu city, Tokyo, six dissolute young men gather regularly for no reason at all.
The island is served daily by eight scheduled return flights to and from an airfield in Tokyo's Chofu city.
9) See more Chofu Nunome and Masuo Kurihara, Chugoku no Rekisi 4: Zui To Teikoku (The History of China 4: Sui Dynasty and Tang Dynasty) (Tokyo: Kodansha, 1997), pp.
TOKYO - A 48-year-old woman and her 7-year-old daughter died in a fire late Thursday night which gutted a two-story wooden house in Chofu, western Tokyo, police and firefighters said Friday.
Until now, Kobe Steel made master copper coils in wide widths and slitted them at its Chofu Plant in Japan.
TOKYO - A fire broke out in the Kadokawa-Daiei movie studio in Chofu in western Tokyo early Sunday morning, burning down one of the studios, according to the Tokyo Fire Department and the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department.