US military aircraft with six aboard crashes off Japan island
A US military aircraft with six people on board has crashed off Yakushima Island in south-western Japan.
Japan's Coast Guard said one person had been found dead near the crash site.
Japan's NHK broadcaster said the CV-22 Osprey hybrid plane had been trying to land at Yakushima Airport with one engine on fire. There is no US comment.
Ospreys - which can function as a helicopter and a turboprop aircraft - have been involved in a string of fatal crashes over the years.
The aircraft that went down on Wednesday...