Remaining Sdf Jet Crew Members' Bodies Found On Kagoshima Mountain


Remaining SDF jet crew members' bodies found on Kagoshima mountainDefense Ministry officials said Friday the remaining two crew members of an Air Self-Defense Force jet that disappeared from radar earlier this week have been found showing no signs of life on a mountain in the southwestern Japan prefecture of Kagoshima.

The four other members of the U-125 flight inspection aircraft were also found lifeless the previous day on the same mountain, Mt. Takakuma, which straddles the cities of Kanoya and Tarumizu in the prefecture.

"It is extremely regrettable and sad that competent crew members with a bright future ahead suffered such an accident," Defense Minister Gen Nakatani said, adding the ministry will look into the cause.