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U.S. military helicopter makes “emergency landing” in Nagasaki

  • September 17, 2018
  • , Mainichi
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Monday’s Mainichi wrote that the Defense Ministry’s Kyushu bureau announced on Sunday that a Futenma-based U.S. military CH-53E helicopter made an “emergency landing” at Nagasaki Airport in Omura, Nagasaki Prefecture, at around 4:40 p.m. on Saturday. No injuries or damage to the aircraft were reported and the landing did not disrupt commercial operations at the airport. According to the defense bureau, the U.S. military informed it on Sunday morning that the helicopter made a precautionary landing after a warning light came on during routine training. The helicopter departed from the airport at 12:25 p.m. on Sunday. The paper noted that two other Futenma-based CH-53Es made “emergency landings” at Tsushima Airport in Nagasaki on Friday.

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