The Marine Corps tweeted that the incident occurred at about 02:00 on Thursday (17:00 GMT Wednesday). Two aviators were on the F/A-18 Hornet, while five Marines were on the KC-130.
It was unclear if United States military officials were also assisting with the search.
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A US official told Fox News that seven Marines were on board the two aircraft.
A Marine Corps KC-130 is seen in this 2016 photo.
One person has been rescued alive by Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces, which is leading search and rescue efforts with both surface ships and aircraft, a spokesperson for III Marine Expeditionary Force in Japan.
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The US has more than 50,000 troops stationed in Japan, more than 18,000 of them in the US Marine Corps.
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