This March, 2018, photo shows a F/A-18 jet at United States Marine Corps air station in Iwakuni, western Japan. A search is under way off for crew members from two Marine Corps planes, a F/A-18 and a refueling plane, involved in what officials called a “mishap” off the coast of Japan, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. The Marine Corps says the incident involved an the planes that had taken off from a base on Okinawa for a regularly scheduled training mission. (Kyodo News via AP)
This March, 2018, photo shows a F/A-18 jet at United States Marine Corps air station in Iwakuni, western Japan. A search is under way off for crew members from two Marine Corps planes, a F/A-18 and a refueling plane, involved in what officials called a “mishap” off the coast of Japan, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. The Marine Corps says the incident involved an the planes that had taken off from a base on Okinawa for a regularly scheduled training mission. (Kyodo News via AP) AP
This March, 2018, photo shows a F/A-18 jet at United States Marine Corps air station in Iwakuni, western Japan. A search is under way off for crew members from two Marine Corps planes, a F/A-18 and a refueling plane, involved in what officials called a “mishap” off the coast of Japan, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. The Marine Corps says the incident involved an the planes that had taken off from a base on Okinawa for a regularly scheduled training mission. (Kyodo News via AP) AP

2 US warplanes crash off Japan; 1 crew dead, 5 missing

December 06, 2018 04:36 PM