REPORT: Seven Marines missing after planes crash off Japan during mid-air refueling

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BY TEAM DML / DECEMBER 5, 2018 /

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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News offers the following information published by FOXNEWS.COM:

Search and rescue operations were underway late Wednesday after two U.S. Marine Corps aircraft crashed while refueling in mid-air during a regularly scheduled training exercise off the coast of Japan, the Marines said.

The aircraft — a KC-130 and an F/A-18 Hornet — had launched from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni in southern Japan. The accident occurred at around 2 a.m. Thursday, local time (12 p.m. Wednesday ET).

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A U.S. official told Fox News that seven Marines were on board the two aircraft. Two aviators were on the F/A-18 Hornet, while five Marines were on the KC-130.

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1 Comment

  1. Dee Whigham December 5th, 2018 at 9:47 pm

    Praying for our Marines. God Bless our military 🙏🇺🇸

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