Six service members were on the MV-22 Osprey aircraft, Japanese officials said.
November 29, 2023, 5:15 AM
A U.S. military MV-22 Osprey aircraft carrying six service members crashed off the Japanese coast at about 3 p.m. Wednesday, local officials said.
At least one service member who had been on board was located, officials said, although there was no immediate confirmation on the person’s condition.
Japan Coast Guard responders were searching in the dark on Wednesday night in the area off Kagoshima prefecture in southern Japan.
Coast Guard ships and helicopters were involved in the search at about 7 p.m. local time.
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ABC News’ Anthony Trotter and Joe Simonetti contributed to this story.