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CH-53E window falls off during flight
12 Dec 2017

At 10:09 am today, a CH-53E window fell onto the sports field of Daini Futenma Elementary School outside of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. The aircraft immediately returned to MCAS Futenma and reported the incident.

We take this report extremely seriously and are investigating the cause of this incident in close coordination with local authorities. Updates will be provided as information is made available. For safety purposes and to preserve the site for an investigation, we ask the community remain clear from the object’s landing site. This is a regrettable incident and we apologize for any anxiety it has caused the community.

FORWARD—FAITHFUL—FOCUSED

前衛 忠誠 専心


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