USA fighter jet crashes off Japan coast

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The incident occurred at about 6:00 local time (midnight Moscow time), about 80 km from Okinawa's administrative capital Naha.

They have included emergency landings by USA military helicopters, a piece of a helicopter falling on a Japanese school ground, and a deadly crash past year of an MV-22 Osprey that forced a massive rescue operation.

A US F-15 fighter jet crashed into the sea off Okinawa on Monday morning, with the pilot picked up by a search-and-rescue crew from Japan's Air Self-Defense Force, the United States military and local defence bureau said.

The pilot "successfully ejected and was rescued by Japan Air Self-Defense Force", the Air Force said.

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The crash is the latest in a rash of Air Force aircraft mishaps in recent months.

Japan's Air Self-Defense Force (ASDF) rescued the unnamed pilot, whose plane went down during a training mission.

"We can not fulfill our responsibilities for our children and their children if such a situation becomes the norm", he said.

"We can not fulfil our responsibilities to our children and their children if such a situation becomes the norm", Okinawa governor Takeshi Onaga said.

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The U.S. has a heavy military presence in Okinawa that has been the source of friction with the local government and some residents. "I don't think there is a country like this among developed nations".

F-15 fighter jets are twin-engined tactical fighters that were initially envisioned as a pure air superiority vehicle.

Officials said the cause of the crash is unknown.

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