2 Marine Corps aircraft were involved in a ‘mishap’ over Japan, and a search-and-rescue operation is underway

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  • Search-and-rescue operations are underway for two US Marine Corps aircraft involved in a “mishap” off the coast of Japan.
  • An F/A-18 fighter and a KC-130 cargo plane taking part in a aerial refueling exercise reportedly collided and crashed.
  • Two crew members have been found so far.

Search-and-rescue operations are underway for two US Marine Corps aircraft involved in a “mishap” off the coast of Japan, the Marine Corps said Wednesday.

The planes in question were an F/A-18 fighter and a KC-130 cargo plane that were taking part in aerial refueling exercise.

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