US Military Plane Crash : 5 Marines Missing

Two US military plane has crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan’s southwestern coast during a refueling operation when 5 marines were missing, on Thursday.
The crashed aircraft were F/A-18 fighter jet and KC-130 and the aircraft were carrying 7 marines and rescuers found two of the seven crew members, one of them in stable condition as the Japanese defense minister informed.
One marine found at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, while the second had been found around 10 hours after the impact and brought on board a Japanese military vessel, the service said.
The incident occurred at 2 am about 320 kilometers off the coast of Japan, according to the US marine.
“The incident is regrettable, but our focus at the moment is on search and rescue,” said Takeshi Iwaya, the defense minister of Japan.
“Japan will respond appropriately once the details of the incident are uncovered.”
U.S. military mishaps are a touchy fact in Japan, especially for inhabitants of the southern prefecture of Okinawa, which is home to the greater part of the U.S. nearness in the nation. A progression of crisis arrivals and parts tumbling from U.S. military airplane have featured wellbeing concerns.
A month ago, a U.S. Naval force F/A-18 Hornet from the plane carrying warship USS Ronald Reagan collided with the ocean southwest of Japan’s southern island of Okinawa, however its two pilots were saved securely.
This recent issue has raised the series of accidents involving the U.S. military deployed to and near Japan. Aviation accidents jumped nearly 40 per cent from fiscal years 2013 to 2017, the Military Times report says.
Various instances of unfortunate behavior by US powers have additionally raised enemy of American slant among the islanders.
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