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US F-15 Crashes off Okinawa; Pilot Safe

A U.S. F-15 fighter jet crashed into the sea off the Japanese island of Okinawa during a routine training mission Monday. The pilot ejected and was picked up by Japanese forces. He is reported to have a broken leg, but is otherwise safe. Japan's Kyodo news agency says the jet was stationed at the Kadena Air Base and crashed about 80 kilometers off the coast of southern Okinawa. The American military presence on Okinawa has irritated Japanese civilians on the island and created...

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