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DashOneBravo

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Thu Aug 13, 2015, 08:49 PM Aug 2015

US Army helicopter crash-lands on Navy ship off southern Japanese island of Okinawa

TOKYO (AP) — A U.S. Army helicopter crashed while landing on a Navy ship during training off Japan's southern island of Okinawa, injuring six people and damaging the aircraft, officials said.

The H-60 helicopter made a hard landing Wednesday on the USNS Red Cloud cargo vessel around 20 miles (30 kilometers) east of Okinawa, U.S. Forces Japan said in a statement, adding that the cause was under investigation. Okinawa is home to most of the tens of thousands of U.S. troops in Japan.

The injured were transported to a Navy hospital, the statement said. Their conditions were not available.




http://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2015/08/12/us-army-copter-crash-lands-on-ship-off-japan-island-7-hurt

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