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1 missing, 3 safe in US helicopter crash in Japan

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Okinawa, Japan (WALB) -

A U.S. military helicopter crashed at an American base on the southern island of Okinawa, Japan Monday.

Three of the four crew members on board survived with one reported missing. The conditions of the other three members is unknown at this time.

Television footage showed smoke rising from a spot in the forest, although it was unclear whether the aircraft was on fire.

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