U.S. Marine Corps Plane Collision Kills One U.S. Marine, One Injured, Five Missing Off The Coast Of Japan

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FOX News: Crew member in US Marine Corps plane collision dies after rescue; 5 remain missing

A crew member rescued Thursday in the waters near Japan where two Marine Corps aircraft collided during a training exercise has died, U.S. officials told Fox News.

The announcement of the death comes amid a frantic search for five other crew members who remain missing. Another Marine who was rescued is listed in fair condition.

The Marines said an F/A-18 fighter jet and a KC-130 refueling aircraft collided and crashed during training around 2 a.m. Thursday. The planes took off from their base in Iwakuni, near Hiroshima, and the crash occurred about 200 miles off the Japan coast.


More News On Yesterday’s U.S. Marine Corps Plane Collision

Crash kills U.S. Marine; teams search for five in sea near Japan — Reuters
U.S. Marine dies, 5 missing after mid-air collision off Japan — CBS/AP
Search continues for crew members aboard 2 Marine Corps aircraft off coast of Japan, 1 rescued, 1 killed — ABC News
Five Marines missing, two rescued after crash into sea — The Hill
Five missing after two US military planes crash off Japan — AFP
U.S. military planes collide off Japanese coast; 2 of 7 rescued — UPI
Rescue mission in Japan after two US Marine aircraft collide — BBC
Search and rescue underway after US Marines jet fighter collides with refuelling tanker off Japanese coast — ABC News Online
US Marines Launch Search and Rescue Effort After Two Planes Crash Near Japan — Sputnik
Five Marines missing after US warplanes collide off Japan — Al Jazeera

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