The first of two KC-767Js delivered by Boeing to Japan sustained damaged in an emergency landing on Friday.
A very bad Google translation of the Japan military’s statement on the incident reads like this:
Now KC-767 aerial refueling aircraft for anemergency landing
Problemsoccurred in mid-air refueling KC-767 transport plane No. 602, went down today,16 remain at the refueling boom in the state of Gifu Air Self-Defense Forcehave landed on the airport.
At the sametime as the plane stopped for refueling boom near the tip of an ignition 4 pm 1minute emergency escape all the crew, fire engines and fire-fighting operations4 pm 3 minutes to complete extinguishing. The occupant is not unusual.
At present,and no damage to outsiders is a design that is being reviewed for details.
Here’s a slightlymore helpful statement released by Boeing in English:
On FridayDecember 12 a Japan air self defense forces KC-767J aerial refueling tankerbased on Komaki Air Base, Japan, made an emergency landing at Gifu Air Base,Japan. It’s our understanding there ere no injuries. The Japan Ministry ofDefense has released a statement with details of the incident. We’re standingby ready to assist the JASDF when called upon. For any additional details andinformation, please contact the Japan MOD or JASDF.
Stay tuned for more details.