6 Hurt in U.S. Military Helicopter Crash


The USNS Red Cloud with a damaged U.S. Army helicopter on its deck sails off Okinawa island, southern Japan, in this handout photo taken and released by the 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters - Japan Coast Guard August 12, 2015. The helicopter crashed in waters off the Japanese southern island of Okinawa during a training mission on Wednesday, injuring six people and prompting Japan's government to demand a probe and steps to prevent a recurrence. Mandatory Credit REUTERS/11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters - Japan Coast Guard/Handout via ReutersATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. MANDATORY CREDIT - RTX1O15HSix people were injured in a U.S. military helicopter crash off the coast of Japan on Wednesday.

All 17 people aboard were rescued, according to Japan’s coast guard. They said they received a rescue request from the U.S. Camp Foster base on Okinawa. Read more at CNN.

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