United States warplanes crash off Japan; 1 rescued, 6 missing

A U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Hercules pilot and aircraft commander with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 based out of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni pilots a KC-130J Hercules during a nighttime aerial refueling training operation Oct. 26 2

The U.S. Marine Corps said that the 2 a.m. crash involved an F/A-18 fighter jet and a KC-130 refueling aircraft during regular training after the planes took off from their base in Iwakuni, near Hiroshima in western Japan.

A spokesman for Japan's Self-Defense Forces said that one of the airmen had been rescued but the immediate fate of the remaining crew members was unclear.

One survivor has been rescued by Japanese search teams but the six others remain missing.

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A USA official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said one of the aircraft was an F/A 18 fighter jet and the other was a KC-130 refuelling aircraft, with a combined total of seven U.S. personnel aboard.

Japanese and USA officials say two American warplanes crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast after a midair collision early Thursday, and search and rescue operations are underway.

Both aircraft are reported to have crashed into the water.

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The US has more than 50,000 troops stationed in Japan, more than 18,000 of them in the US Marine Corps.

More than 50,000 US troops are based in Japan under the bilateral security pact.

Both planes are usually based at a United States site in Iwakuni, west of Hiroshima, where numerous 50,000 American troops stationed in Japan also stay.

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