The US military fighter who made an emergency landing at Aomori Airport in Aomori City on the 30th will move from the runway to the tarmac on the 1st, and the civilian aircraft departing from and arriving at Aomori Airport will operate normally on the 1st.

Meanwhile, the U.S. military has announced that the fighter has fallen into an emergency during flight and dumped two fuel tanks, and the Ministry of Defense is proceeding with confirmation.

According to Aomori Prefecture, an F16 fighter belonging to the US Army Misawa Air Base made an emergency landing at Aomori Airport in Aomori City at around 6:12 pm on the 30th.



Due to this effect, private aircraft could not arrive and depart at Aomori Airport, and on the 30th, a total of 7 flights connecting private aircraft such as Tokyo and Osaka were canceled or returned to the departure point.



According to the prefecture, the fighter plane moved from the runway to the tarmac after 1:00 am on the 1st, and after that, it was confirmed that there was no abnormality on the runway, so the civilian aircraft departing from and arriving at Aomori Airport operated normally on the 1st. intend to do something.



Meanwhile, the U.S. military announced on the night of the 1st that "an F16 fighter plane was in an emergency during flight and dumped two fuel tanks in an uninhabited area near Mt. Iwaki."



No human damage, including pilots, has been confirmed.



According to police, a metal object was found around 6 pm on the 30th on National Highway 101 near Fukaura Town Hall, about 65 km southwest of Aomori Airport, and the Ministry of Defense said it may be part of the fuel tank. We are checking the detailed situation by dispatching staff to the site.

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