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August 6, 2013 Ryukyu Shimpo
At 4:00 p.m. on August 5, a Kadena-based HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in flames in the Central Training Area near Camp Hansen in Matsuda, Ginoza. According to the Ministry of Defense and the U.S. military, there were at least four people on board. The three who were rescued are in a stable condition in hospital, but one was found dead. The grass, woods and helicopter wreckage at the crash site were still burning at 9:00 p.m. Other U.S. military helicopters...