According to the Miyazaki Prefectural Police Headquarters, at around 9:30 am on the 27th, in Sakida, Kushima City, Miyazaki Prefecture, a local resident called 110, saying, "A US military helicopter has crash landed in a rice field."

According to police, there are two Americans on board the helicopter, no one has been injured so far, and the aircraft does not appear to be significantly damaged.

Police are investigating the situation at the scene.