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>> Several US Marines are missing following a still unexplained accident off the coast of Japan. US officials say two Marine Corp jets might have collided mid air on Thursday during a refueling exercise that went fatally wrong. Seven soldiers were involved, so far two have been found. One was discovered ten hours after the collision and brought aboard a Japanese military vessel.
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Another was pulled to safety from an F18 fighter jet. Japan's defense minister says that person is in a stable condition and Japanese forces will do their utmost to rescue the remaining Marines.>>
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> In a statement, the Marine Corp said the F18 and a refueling jet were involved in what they called a mishap.
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And that the two were conducting regular training. They didn't elaborate on the nature of the incident. US military aviation accidents around the world have jumped nearly 40% in four years. Killing at least 133 service members, according to the Military Times. It's prompted hearings in Congress to address the rise.