• U.S. Marine Dies, 5 Missing After Mid-Air Collision Off Japan

    9 days ago - By CBS

    A U.S. Marine Corps refueling plane and a fighter jet, carrying a total of seven U.S. Marines, collided and crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast early Thursday. Rescuers found two of the crew members involved, officials said, but one died later after being pulled from the water. A search and rescue operation was continuing for the five others.
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  • Two U.S. Marines pulled from ocean, five missing, after fighter jet collides with plane near Japan

    Two U.S. Marines pulled from ocean, five missing, after fighter jet collides with plane near Japan

    9 days ago - By National Post

    TOKYO - Two U.S. Marines were rescued from the ocean Thursday but five remain missing after a fighter jet and a refueling plane collided in midair off the coast of Japan, Japanese and American officials said.
    Japan's Defense Ministry said its maritime forces had found two Marines, both of whom have been transferred to the U.S. military to receive medical care. It has dispatched planes and ships to continue the search and rescue effort.
    The Marine Corps initially said a “mishap” had taken place at 2 a.m. local time during an exercise about 320 km off the Japanese coast, involving a F/A-18...
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  • WATCH: Urgent search and rescue after US military plane collision

    WATCH: Urgent search and rescue after US military plane collision

    9 days ago - By ABC News

    Just two crew members have been found after a Marine refueling plane and fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast.
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  • 2 U.S. Marines Rescued, 5 Missing After Mid-Air Crash Off Japan

    2 U.S. Marines Rescued, 5 Missing After Mid-Air Crash Off Japan

    9 days ago - By CBS

    A U.S. Marine Corp refueling plane and a fighter jet carrying a total of seven U.S. troops collided and crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast early Thursday. Rescuers found two of the crew members involved, officials said, but search and rescue operations were continuing for the five others.
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