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U.S. Air Force’s F-35A makes “emergency landing” at Kadena AB

  • November 9, 2017
  • , Tokyo Shimbun
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Tokyo Shimbun front-paged a report saying that an official of the town of Kadena witnessed a U.S. Air Force F-35A fighter jet landing at Kadena Air Base at around 10:40 a.m. on Wednesday with a fire truck standing by on each side of the runway. The paper wrote that although the Air Force explained that the jet made a “precautionary landing,” the Kadena town government believes it was an “emergency landing.” No damage to the aircraft or injuries have been reported.

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