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A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier jet crashed into the Indian Ocean at 8:40 p.m. local time Friday. The aircraft, assigned to 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, was flying from the USS Bonhomme Richard on a routine training mission at the time of the accident.

The pilot suffered superficial injuries and was rescued approximately 10 minutes after the crash and returned to the ship. The name of the pilot is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The pilot and aircraft are assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 513 based at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. The squadron deployed as part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group in March. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Police raid Japanese naval academyTOKYO — Japan’s state and navy police raided a Japanese naval academy Saturday over an alleged leak of Aegis radar technology shared between Japan and the United States, officials said. The case involves U.S.-developed technology of high-tech Aegis radar on several advanced Japanese destroyers that is also used by U.S. warships carrying missile interceptors.

Defense officials acknowledged the raid Saturday, but refused to provide details.

Investigators from Kanagawa state and Maritime Self-Defense Forces believe that computer disks containing the sensitive data were illegally copied and circulated among dozens of students and instructors at the First Service School in Etajima in western Japan, public broadcaster NHK reported Saturday.

Marine Harrier crashes into Indian OceanA U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier jet crashed into the Indian Ocean at 8:40 p.m. local time Friday. The aircraft, assigned to 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, was flying from the USS Bonhomme Richard on a routine training mission at the time of the accident.

The pilot suffered superficial injuries and was rescued approximately 10 minutes after the crash and returned to the ship. The name of the pilot is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The pilot and aircraft are assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 513 based at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. The squadron deployed as part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group in March. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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