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2 bodies found in military helicopter that crashed off Japan in August
Last Updated: 2017-10-27 09:09 | Xinhua
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Two bodies were retrieved from the wreckage of a Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) helicopter that crashed off northeasternJapanin August, the MSDF said Friday.

The helicopter, which lost contact with controllers around 90 km off Cape Tappi during a night landing and takeoff exercise on Aug. 26, was raised from the seabed where it was found at a depth of 2,600 meters.

The two crew members aboard the SH-60J helicopter were confirmed dead after midnight Thursday on a barge assisting with the recovery, the MSDF said.

One crew member was rescued after the crash, while searches were continuing for the fourth crew member, MSDF officials also said.

The MSDF's Ominato district headquarters in Mutsu, Aomori Prefecture, said that salvage operation began early Thursday.

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