• Kyodo


The Okinawa Prefectural Government urged U.S. military forces in the prefecture Tuesday to investigate recent incidents involving its aircraft and prevent recurrences, according to local government officials.

The prefecture sent a written request to the U.S. Marine Corps in Okinawa concerning the emergency landing Friday of a helicopter from the Futenma Air Station in Ginowan. It landed on the shore about 50 meters from homes in the village of Ginoza.

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