United States F-15C Fighter Jet Crashes Near Okinawa, Japan

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Capt. Matt Buckner, an F-15 Eagle pilot assigned to the 71st Fighter Squadron at Langley Air Force Base, Va., flies a combat air patrol mission Oct. 7 over Washington D.C. in support of Operation Nobel Eagle. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Samuel Rogers)

The U.S. military says an Air Force F-15C warrior stream crashed in waters off Japan’s southern island of Okinawa Monday. The Air Force said in an announcement that the pilot launched out and had been safeguarded.

The reason for the 6:30 a.m. crash is under scrutiny. The F-15 from the Air Force’s Kadena Air Base in Okinawa was on a standard preparing mission.

The U.S. has an overwhelming military nearness in Okinawa that has been the wellspring of erosion with the neighborhood government and a few inhabitants. About portion of the 50,000 American troops in Japan are positioned on the southern island.

Numerous Okinawa inhabitants accuse the U.S. bases for wrongdoing, mishaps and contamination and need them got off the island, the Reuters news organization brings up, including that, “A progression of crisis arrivals and parts tumbling from U.S. military air ship have featured wellbeing concerns.”