US F-15 Fighter Jet Crashes Into Sea Off Japan’s Okinawa

June 11, 2018 Updated: June 11, 2018

TOKYO–A U.S. military F15 fighter jet crashed in waters off Japan’s southern island of Okinawa, where the bulk of U.S. forces in Japan are based, during a routine training mission on Monday, U.S. Forces Japan said in a statement.

The pilot, the only person in the aircraft, ejected successfully and was recovered by search and rescue crews, the statement said. A board of officers would investigate the incident, it said.

 

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