OKINAWA, Japan, Dec. 7 (UPI) — A U.S. Marine Corps pilot ejected from his F/A-18 Hornet during a training mission over Japan on Wednesday and remains missing, officials said.
The pilot escaped from his fighter jet about 20 miles southeast of Iwakuni. Details of the accident were not immediately disclosed.
A search for the pilot was conducted in the area he ejected but he was not immediately located.
Search teams continue to search for the unidentified pilot.