Kadena-based F-15C crashes into waters off Okinawa

Kadena-based F-15C crashes into waters off Okinawa

Kadena-based F-15C crashes into waters off Okinawa

The pilot remained in contact with rescuers after ejecting and is now recovering in stable condition at a military hospital in Okinawa, a US Air Force official said.

The base tweeted: "Around 6.36am this morning, a Kadena F-15C Eagle crashed in the water south of Okinawa".

A USA fighter jet has crashed into the sea off the Japanese island of Okinawa. The US fighter jet belonged the American Kadena airbase in Okinawa, Kyodo reported, citing government sources.

They have included emergency landings by USA military helicopters, a piece of a helicopter falling on a Japanese school ground, and a deadly crash previous year of an MV-22 Osprey that forced a massive rescue operation.

Israeli Troops Destroy Hamas Underwater Access Tunnel
Israel has placed a high priority on eliminating the tunnel threat since Hamas gunmen infiltrated Israel during the 2014 war. He said it was probable there were more like it not yet located by Israel.

Japanese coast guard and self-defence forces responded to the incident, reportedly dispatching an urgent rescue team to the crash site.

There are roughly 50,000 USA military personnel based in Japan, about half of them in Okinawa.

It is the 12th USA military aircraft crash so far this year.

It marked the sixth non-combat crash for the U.S. Air Force in 2018, following 7 previous year.

Recommended News

  • France warns Trump over 'fits of anger' after G7 statement u-turn

    France warns Trump over 'fits of anger' after G7 statement u-turn

    Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland: "Canada does not conduct its diplomacy through ad hominem attacks". A few hours earlier, Trudeau had told reporters that all seven leaders had come together to sign the joint declaration.
    Dying Light 2 Will Feature Choices With Consequences, And Lots Of Parkour

    Dying Light 2 Will Feature Choices With Consequences, And Lots Of Parkour

    It will feature a fluid parkour system in a world going through a modern-day dark ages brought on by the zombie apocalypse. Techland has officially announced that Dying Light 2 is under development, and has shared the first gameplay trailer.
    Vettel takes 50th win and F1 championship lead in Canada

    Vettel takes 50th win and F1 championship lead in Canada

    Once the safety vehicle was gone, it became a matter of lap after lap and who was going to gain or lose a place during a pit stop. Both took heavy damage in the contact and careened across Turn 6 and into the far barriers, where both their races ended.
  • Actor Vince Vaughn arrested for DUI

    Actor Vince Vaughn arrested for DUI

    Vaughn and his passenger wouldn't budge at first when Manhattan Beach cops asked them to get out of the vehicle , TMZ reported. There is nothing that indicates Vince Vaughn's arrest or release was handled any differently than any other person's arrest.
    Nadal beats Thiem to win 11th French Open title

    Nadal beats Thiem to win 11th French Open title

    The Austrian is never one to hide his frustration, but then the sheer relentlessness of Nadal on clay would wear anyone down. After Nadal held there for 5-4, Thiem basically handed over the next game - and the set - by making four mistakes in a row.
    Floyd

    Floyd "Money" Mayweather again tops Forbes list

    Just behind him is Jordan Spieth with earnings of $41.2m, a staggering $11.2m of which came in prize money earned on the course. The Notorious is now placed fourth with $99 million. "The Notorious" was No. 24 on last year's list, earning $34 million.
  • New short-term rental laws in Japan ‘stink’, says Airbnb

    New short-term rental laws in Japan ‘stink’, says Airbnb

    Problem is, many hosts "are actively engaged in the registration process or awaiting their license", Airbnb said of the issue. The article says local authorities in some cities have added more restrictions to the new rules.

    Microsoft Game Studios just added five new studios including Ninja Theory

    Spencer confirmed that Playground is making a brand-new game, which is rumored to be Fable 4. Phil Spencer just stood on stage and dropped some bombs at E3.
    Kingdom Hearts 3 release date confirmed

    Kingdom Hearts 3 release date confirmed

    Nomura apologized for this slight delay, telling fans "I'm sorry that we're asking for a little more time than initially planned". The game hasn't been announced on PC but that might change in the future.We'll keep you posted as soon as we know more.
  • Halo Infinite Announced At Xbox's E3 Briefing

    The teaser also shows a Warthog, the beloved offroad vehicle from previous " Halo " games, as well as a quartet of people. Halo Infinite will be a new Halo experience centered on the Master Chief that continues the current storyline.
    Justice Department won't defend Affordable Care Act provisions in court

    Justice Department won't defend Affordable Care Act provisions in court

    Health insurers are now deciding whether to sell coverage in the individual market in 2019 - and what they're going to charge. But it's not clear exactly how many Americans have pre-existing conditions and could be affected.
    How to have tough conversations about mental health

    How to have tough conversations about mental health

    The new report from the Centers for Disease Control shows that suicides in Utah have risen more than 46 percent since 1999. Anne Schuchat said in a media briefing. "It's that personal connection to another person that may make the difference".

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.