Nov 07, 07:31
American F-16 dropped a rocket during a training flight over Japan
The US Air Force F-16 fighter dropped a training missile during a training flight over Japanese Aomori Prefecture. This was reported by NHK.
The incident occurred on the evening of November 6. The missile fell outside the designated training area. No damage or injuries were reported. Information about the incident was confirmed by the Ministry of Defense of Japan. The Office is waiting on the American side for additional information about the incident. The US military began to investigate the causes of the incident and began the search for training equipment, the channel notes.
US Forces Command in Japan reported on his Twitter page that the plane launched a rocket 5 km from the training ground.