Osprey Makes Emergency Landing At Osaka Airport


Osprey makes emergency landing at Osaka Airport

Japan's Defense Ministry has reported that a US military Osprey aircraft made an emergency landing at Osaka International Airport in western Japan on Monday afternoon.

The tilt-rotor aircraft is stationed at US Marine Corps Futenma Air Station in Okinawa Prefecture. The ministry said it was flying to Naval Air Facility Atsugi in Kanagawa Prefecture from Marine Corp Air Station Iwakuni in Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Land ministry officials at the airport said they haven't received any reports of injuries.

They added that the Osprey had been moved and was not affecting commercial flights at the airport, also known as Itami Airport.