U.S. military air crash off Japan coast kills one Marine, five missing


By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) – One U.S. Marine was killed and rescue teams were searching for five others missing after two Marine Corps aircraft collided in mid-air and crashed into the sea off the coast of Japan during a refuelling exercise, officials said on Thursday. Japanese and American officials said they had so far found two of the seven Marines who had been aboard the aircraft, an F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet and a KC-130 Hercules.

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