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Sky-high selfies: Japan warns US over 'outrageous' antics of military pilots

Marine corps pilots took photos and read books while flying, according to a US military investigation
A US F-16 accidentally released a dummy bomb several kilometres outside a bombing range in Japan’s northeast on Thursday. Japan’s defence ministry called for greater safety measures after pilots took selfies while flying. Photograph: Boris Roessler/AP

Japan’s defence ministry is to call on US forces based in the country to ensure the safety of their aircraft after pilots from a marine corps unit involved in a deadly crash last year were shown taking selfies and reading books while flying.

A on the investigation into the December 2018 crash revealed

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