USAF F-15 Crashes East of Okinawa
The US Air Force says an F-15 based at Kadena, Japan, has crashed into the Pacific Ocean on 27 May 2013. The service says that the plane crash occurred some 70 miles East of Okinawa, Japan, and that Japan Air Self Defense Force rescue squadron personnel rescued the pilot who is in stable condition and receiving medical attention.
File photo of a Japan Air Self Defense Force F-15 Eagle. The fighter jet was photographed flying in formation with a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker during an air-to-air refueling mission near Okinawa, Japan, 10 May 2012. JASDF F-15 Picture by Airman 1st Class Brooke P. Beers.
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