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Okinawa university marks 12th anniversary of helicopter crash

  • August 14, 2016
  • , Okinawa Times, Ryukyu Shimpo , p. 1
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Okinawa Times and Ryukyu Shimpo on Aug. 14 front-paged reports on a ceremony held at Okinawa International University on Aug. 13 marking the 12th anniversary of the crash of a Futenma-based CH-53 helicopter on the university campus next to the air base. University President Maetsu called on the U.S. and Japanese governments to immediately close and remove the Futenma base.

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