U.S. Marine Pilot Dies After Ejecting From Plane Off Japan

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In a statement on Thursday, the U.S. military said that a U.S. Marine pilot has died as his aircraft went down off the coast of Japan, he ejected from the FA-18C+ fighter jet. The pilot, Captain Jake Frederick, was located by a Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force ship. The U.S. military provided few details and said that the cause of the crash is under investigation. The accident occurred on Wednesday which was the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, that is the attack that drew the United States into World War Two.