Two found af­ter war­planes crash

The Press and Journal (Moray) - - WORLD NEWS -

A ma­rine re­fu­elling plane and a fighter jet have crashed into the Pa­cific Ocean off Ja­pan’s south­west­ern coast af­ter col­lid­ing, with res­cuers finding two of the seven crew mem­bers.

The US Ma­rine Corps said the 2am crash in­volved an F/A-18 fighter jet and a KC-130 re­fu­elling air­craft dur­ing reg­u­lar train­ing af­ter the planes took off from their base in Iwakuni, near Hiroshima in west­ern Ja­pan.

The air­craft were car­ry­ing seven crew mem­bers.

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