According to the news of Kyodo agency, based on Ministry of Defense sources, the cockpit glass of the F-2 jet was removed during the mission.
The canopy, about 1.5 meters long and 90 centimeters wide, fell in the Asakura region of Fukuoka Prefecture.
While it was recorded that the pilot of the fighter jet was exposed to the outside air due to the fall of the canopy, no injuries were reported in the incident.
After the incident, the F-2 jet made an emergency landing at the ASDF airbase in Fukuoka.
ASDF has decided to re-inspect all aircraft within its body.
Cabinet Chief Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu drew attention to the seriousness of the incident and stated that it poses a threat to the people of the region.
“We regret the concern this has caused to local residents and the general public,” the Department of Defense said in a statement. it was said.