A US soldier looks out over Tokyo from the back of a military transport helicopter in 2019. Photo: Reuters A US soldier looks out over Tokyo from the back of a military transport helicopter in 2019. Photo: Reuters
A US soldier looks out over Tokyo from the back of a military transport helicopter in 2019. Photo: Reuters
Japan

Japan sends US military 178 complaints about low-flying helicopters over Tokyo

  • US military helicopters have long been exempt from Japanese laws that set a minimum safe altitude for civilian aircraft
  • This is causing issues at Hardy Barracks, a US military facility in the heart of the Japanese capital whose heliport is a travel hub for US officials

Topic |   Japan
A US soldier looks out over Tokyo from the back of a military transport helicopter in 2019. Photo: Reuters A US soldier looks out over Tokyo from the back of a military transport helicopter in 2019. Photo: Reuters
A US soldier looks out over Tokyo from the back of a military transport helicopter in 2019. Photo: Reuters
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