American fighter AV8B Harrier crashed on September 22 East of the coast of the island of Okinawa, CNN reported, citing a statement of the coast guard of the island.
The plane crashed after departure from the air force base “Kadena in Okinawa.
The Ministry of defence of Japan has confirmed the presence of messages about the crash to TV channel NHK. The Ministry clarified that verifies this information.
Informed about the incident told the publication Ryukyushimpo.
On the scene were sent to the coast guard flew a helicopter rescue, said the publication.