American Fighter Jet Crashes Into Japanese Waters

By: CNN (posted by Justin Surrency) Email
By: CNN (posted by Justin Surrency) Email

CNN -Efforts are under way to retrieve a pilot after a U.S. fighter jet crashed into the waters off northern Japan on Sunday, military officials said.

The pilot was the sole person aboard, according to a statement posted on the Misawa Air Base website.

The F-16 crashed about 200 miles northeast of Hokkaido Island. It belongs to the U.S. base in Aomori prefecture

No more information was immediately available.

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