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    US Military Helicopter Crashes Into Sea Near Okinawa, Two Missing

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    A US military helicopter crashed into the sea near the Japanese island of Okinawa, leading Japanese coast guard to rescue three crew members while two are still missing.

    A US military helicopter crash near Japan's Okinawa island led three crew members to be rescued while two are still missing, Japanese officials told AP.

    The UH-60 helicopter crashed into the sea around 30 kilometers east of Kadena Air Base, according to the agency. The crash site is near a possible place for the relocation of the US military base, although local are opposed to the plans because they want the base gone completely, according to AP.

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