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US military chopper crashes on Okinawa

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A US military helicopter crashed in Japan's southern island chain of Okinawa on Monday, with one crew member taken to hospital, Japanese police and officials said. 

A US military helicopter flies on a fire fighting operation after a military helicopter crashed on a mountain in Camp Hansen in Ginoza village in Okinawa on August 5, 2013. The HH-60 helicopter was carrying four people, with three confirmed to be safe and the fourth taken hospital, a Japanese defence ministry official said.

The HH-60 helicopter had four personnel on board, with three confirmed to be safe, a Japanese defence ministry official said. The fourth crew member was taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

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