Rudder Damage Prompts Japan To Ground KHI P-1

Credit: P-1: Hunini

BEIJING—Japan has grounded its Kawasaki Heavy Industries P-1 maritime patrollers following rudder damage to one of them, local media say. The damaged P-1 landed on Feb. 7 with four pieces missing from its aluminum rudder, the largest 10 cm by 27 cm (4 in. by 11 in.), the Asahi newspaper reports...

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