Crew Member Feared Dead Following Helicopter Crash in Okinawa

Three of the helicopter's four crew members ejected from the…

Three of the helicopter’s four crew members ejected from the aircraft and were in stable condition, the U.S. Air Force said in a statement. It said the human remains found near the crash site were not yet identified.

Japan formally complained to the U.S. over the crash, which occurred at a time of intense local opposition to the U.S. Marine Corps’ additional deployment of 12 MV-22 Osprey transport aircraft on Okinawa, where anti-U.S. military sentiment is a longstanding issue.


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