ASDF truck crashes into house

ASDF truck crashes into house

A Japan Air Self-Defense Force truck has crashed into a house in the northern prefecture of Aomori, damaging the first floor.

The vehicle of a unit deployed at the ASDF's Misawa air base rammed into the house at about 8:30 AM on Wednesday. The force said the truck was carrying radio relay equipment for the PAC3 interceptor missile system.

None of the house's residents was hurt.

Two ASDF personnel on board the vehicle were trapped inside but later rescued by firefighters. The personnel suffered minor injuries.

The force said the vehicle was returning to the base after an exercise with the US military.

Police are trying to find out what caused the accident.