The US military and Japan's Self-Defense Forces are searching for 5 American service members off the coast of western Japan. 7 members were on board 2 military planes that collided mid-air Thursday morning, but 2 of them have been rescued.
Japan's Defense Ministry says an FA-18 fighter jet and a KC-130 refueling aircraft, both from the US Marine Corps Iwakuni Air Station, collided around 100 kilometers south of Cape Muroto in Kochi Prefecture at around 1:40 AM and crashed into waters.
Japan's Self Defense Forces are searching for 6 American military members off the coast of western Japan. They were on board two military planes that collided mid-air Thursday morning.
The SDF say they have rescued one crewmember who is being treated at US Iwakuni air station in western Japan. The government says he is in stable condition.
Japanese Self-Defense Force aircraft and vessels are searching off the coast of western Japan after two US Marine Corps aircraft collided mid-air and crashed early Thursday morning.
Japan's Defense Ministry says an FA18 fighter and a KC130 refueling aircraft collided about 100 kilometers south of Cape Muroto, Kochi Prefecture, at 1:40 AM, Japan time.