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Japan Asks US To Suspend Military Helicopter Ops

Defense News reports that “Japan’s prime minister on Tuesday called on the US military to suspend helicopter operations in the country’s southern Okinawa island chain after a fatal crash.”

“An American HH-60 helicopter with four personnel on board crashed at the Camp Hansen Marine base on Monday.”

“Three of the crew were rescued. A fourth was missing, but search operations were called off after human remains were discovered at the fiery crash site, the US Air Force said in a statement Tuesday.”

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