Two US marine aircrafts collide off Japan's coast

World 12/6/2018, 12:24 AM
Two US marine aircrafts collide off Japan's coast

A search and rescue operation for two United States marine corps aircraft's crews has successfully rescued one serviceman after a "mishap" near the coast of Japan, the US Marines announced.

According to the officials, the two planes, a KC-130 and an F/A-18 Hornet, collided while refueling in mid-air during a training exercise. There were seven total marines on board. The search for the remaining six servicemen continues with the help of Japanese authorities.

Further, the circumstances of the "mishap" are currently under investigation, US officials stated.

Breaking the News / MD

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