Rescue mission in Japan after 'mishap' involving two Marine aircraft

Rescue mission in Japan after 'mishap' involving two Marine aircraft

Rescue mission in Japan after 'mishap' involving two Marine aircraft

One of the missing Marines has been rescued alive, said 2nd Lt. Alyssa J. Morales, a spokeswoman for the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing.

The U.S. Marine Corps reports that two of its aircraft were involved in a "mishap" off the coast of Japan around 2 a.m. local time on Wednesday.

Search and rescue operations are underway.

Japanese officials said two crew members were in the F/A-18, and five others in the KC-130.

Further details about the incident were not immediately released.

The crash took place 320 kilometers (200 miles) off the coast.

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A Marine Corps KC-130 is seen in this 2016 photo.

The aircraft involved had launched from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni and were conducting regularly scheduled training.

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

U.S. media also reported 5 crew on the C-130 and 2 on the F-18.

The Maritime Self-Defense Force, which dispatched aircraft and vessels to join in the search operation, said Japanese rescuers found one of the crew members in stable condition.

The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is a fighter and attack aircraft and can carry a wide range of missiles and bombs.

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