Two U.S. Marine aircraft crash off Japan coast

BY APD NEWSDec 06,2018 at 08:40

Two U.S. military jets have crashed off the coast of western Japan, local media reported on Thursday citing Japanese government sources.

The planes, a Marine Corps C-130 andF/A-18fighter jet, went down off the coast of Kochi prefecture after taking off from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni.

The incident took place at 2:00 a.m. local time on Thursday.

Search and rescue work is underway, according to authorities.

(CGTN)

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