F15 lands without canopy

Category: [ Military ]

An F15 fighter aircraft made an emergency landing on Kadena AB, Tuesday, after losing its canopy.

According to Kadena AB officials, the canopy fell off while the aircraft was on a practice mission at a range 130 km off Okinawa main island. No one, including the pilot, was injured in the incident.

On Wednesday, after learning of the incident, Okinawa Prefecture officials made a request to U.S. Military and the Japanese Okinawa Defense Bureau to ground all F15 aircraft on Kadena until an investigation to the case of the incident is complete.

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