One Marine is dead, another is injured, and five are missing after an F/A-18 Hornet collided with a KC-130J refueling tanker during a night-time training mission off the coast of Japan on Wednesday.
Five Marines remain missing and two other Marines have been rescued so far nearly 24 hours after two Marine Corps aircraft crashed off Japan’s coast, officials said on Thursday.
After the U.S. downed a Syrian jet making a bombing run on US-backed forces fighting ISIS, Russia threatened to target U.S. and U.S.-led coalition planes West of the Euphrates river in Syria.
New details have emerged from the downing of a Russian-made Su-22 by a U.S. F/A-18E Super Hornet over Syria.
Syria’s six-year civil war just escalated to a new level.
A U.S. fighter jet shot down a Syrian Armed Forces aircraft that reportedly deployed munitions against coalition-backed Syrian Democratic Forces on June 18, U.S. Central Command said in a statement.