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WorldOne U.S. Marine rescued from crash near Japan is dead: military

17:05  06 december  2018
17:05  06 december  2018 Source:   reuters.com

Five Marines missing after military aircraft carrying seven collide off Japan

Five Marines missing after military aircraft carrying seven collide off Japan Japan's chief cabinet secretary said a U.S. tanker and a combat jet "came in contact" and crashed into the sea. Two Marines had been rescued.

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TOKYO — A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet collided and crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan ' s southwestern Search and rescue operations were continuing for five others. The U . S . military said the crash occurred 200 miles off the coast. Japanese officials said it happened closer to

One U.S. Marine rescued from crash near Japan is dead: military © Reuters/KYODO A Japan Coast Guard patrol vessel and U.S. Navy airplane conduct search and rescue operation at the area where two U.S. Marine Corps aircraft have been involved in a mishap in the skies, off the coast of Kochi prefecture

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of the U.S. Marines recovered after two Marine Corps aircraft collided and crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan has been declared dead, the U.S. officials said on Thursday.

"One of the recovered Marines is in fair condition and the other has been declared deceased by competent medical personnel," a U.S. Marine Corps statement said. It added that search and rescue operations for the remaining five continues.

Earlier, Japanese and American officials had said they had found two Marines and while one was in stable condition details about the second were not known.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

Japan plane crash: Search continues for five missing US Marines.
Japan's Ministry of Defense has expanded its search to find five missing US Marines after two aircraft with seven crew collided mid-air and crashed into the sea Thursday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); While a Ministry of Defense spokesperson could not disclose details of the search area, they told CNN that it was widened to account for ocean currents. Initial rescue efforts had been complicated by storms and sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph.

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