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USMC KC-130J Hercules tanker & Boeing F/A-18D Hornet crash off Japan


USMC Hercules and Hornet crash off Japan | Janes - 05 December 2018

--- Quote ---A US Marine Corps (USMC) Lockheed Martin KC-130J Hercules tanker and Boeing F/A-18D Hornet combat aircraft crashed off the coast of Japan on 6 December following what the corps describes as “a mishap”.

The two aircraft with a combined seven marines onboard came down about 320 km off the coast of Japan at about 0200 h local time. While the USMC has said an investigation is ongoing, early reports are that the aircraft were undertaking aerial refuelling when the incident happened.
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