Military

US Fighter Jet Crashes Off Coast of Japan

Pilot survived

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An American F-15 fighter jet crashed into the sea after its pilot ejected from his plane off the coast of Japan.

The US Air Force said the pilot survived the accident off the country's southernmost Okinawa island.

A spokesman said: "A Kadena-based F-15 aircraft developed a problem that ultimately resulted in the pilot ejecting from the aircraft over the Pacific Ocean approximately 70 miles (110km) east of Okinawa.