A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

US Osprey crashes near Yakushima, Japan. Details scarce; U.S. military aircraft in sea; no updates on occupants.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

1. Osprey crash: A U.S. military aircraft plunged into the sea near southern Japan.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

2. Yakushima island: The plane went down around 45 miles off Kagoshima on Kyushu.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

3. U.S. military: Authorities couldn't confirm the aircraft's base location.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

4. No details: The status of the plane or occupants remains undisclosed.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

5. Contacted base: NBC News reached out to Kadena Air Base for information.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

6. Okinawa island: Kadena Air Base is the region's largest U.S. Air Force base.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

7. Seeking comment: No response was received from Kadena Air Base yet.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

8. NBC News report: Confirmation of the crash near Yakushima island.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

9. Southern Japan: The crash occurred in waters near the Kyushu region.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

10. Uncertain details: No immediate information on the incident's specifics.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

11. Military crash: The plane belonged to the U.S. military.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

12. Island crash: The aircraft went down in the ocean near Yakushima.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

13. Investigation ongoing: Officials are yet to disclose updates on the crash.

A U.S. military plane with eight on board crashes into the sea near Japan

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