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Japan asks US not to fly helicopters after crash

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Japan asks US not to fly helicopters after crash

Protesters chant slogans against Monday's accident of a U.S. military helicopter crash and planned additional deployment of Osprey transport aircraft in front of a gate to U.S. Marine Corps Futenma Air Station in Ginowan, Okinawa, southwestern Japan Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Japan has asked the U.S. military not to fly its HH-60 helicopters until it determines what caused one to crash Monday at a U.S. base on the southern island of Okinawa. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Tuesday that he had conveyed the request to the U.S. military. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

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