The Japanese coast guard headed to the crash site of U.S. Navy planes

© AP Photo / Emily WangКорабль and boat of the Japan coast guard. Archival photoThe Japanese coast guard headed to the crash site of U.S. Navy planes© AP Photo / Emily Wang

To the crash of two us military aircraft – fighter-bomber McDonell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet and military transport of the tanker KC-130 in the district of the Japanese Prefecture Kochi Prefecture sent six ships of the Japanese security on the sea and one patrol aircraft, said the Agency Kyodo.

American fighter-bomber F/A-18 and transport aircraft-tanker KC-130 collided in the air in the night of Thursday near the coast of Japan, said earlier RIA Novosti in the marine Corps of the United States. According to the command, the incident occurred at about 02.00 local time. Both aircraft took off from the base of the U.S. marine corps Iwakuni (southwest of Hiroshima), and conducted a «routine training flight». One American soldier rescued, search for others continues.

Previously Deputy Secretary General of the government of Japan, Yasutoshi Nishimura told reporters that the aircraft «landed» and naval vessels is not affected.

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