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U.S. Marine fighter jet, tanker plane crash off Japan coast

06 Dec 2018, 01:57 ( 4 Months ago) | updated: 06 Dec 2018, 01:59 ( 4 Months ago)

DF-Xinhua Report

Two U.S. military jets have crashed off the coast of western Japan, local media reported Thursday, quoting Japanese government sources.

   Japan's public broadcaster NHK said that Japan's defense ministry had received information from the U.S. side that a FA-18 jet and a KC-130 tanker plane from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in western Japan had crashed off the coast of Kochi prefecture early on Thursday morning.