Tokyo: The American helicopter CH 53 Sea Stallion crashed on the Japanese island of Okinawa. On his board there were several passengers who were sent to the hospital.
According to the local newspaper Okinawa Times, the incident occurred at 11:55 local time (14:55 GMT). The helicopter crashed into the village of Takamura. However, one of the coordinators of the US Army on the island said that the aircraft carried out an emergency landing.
There is no information about the dead, but crew members and passengers were sent to the naval hospital.
Let's note, in Okinawa since 1945 the American military base is located. It was created after the surrender of Japan in World War II.