ASDF jet disappears from radar over southwestern Japan

Apr 6, 2016

ASDF jet disappears from radar over southwestern Japan

An Air Self-Defense Force jet carrying six people disappeared from radar over Kagoshima Prefecture on Wednesday afternoon, the ASDF announced. The U-125 disappeared from radar at around 2:35 p.m. while it was flying about 10 km north of the Maritime Self-Defense Force’s Kanoya base ...

Two dead, dozens injured in Hiroshima highway tunnel pileup

Mar 17, 2016

Two dead, dozens injured in Hiroshima highway tunnel pileup

At least two people are dead and almost 70 injured following a 12-vehicle pileup inside a highway tunnel in Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, on Thursday. Five vehicles caught fire following the pileup, which was triggered after a truck slammed into a vehicle about 7:30 a.m. ...