Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Doors

US troops feared dead in aircraft crash off Australian coast

Rate this topic

1 post in this topic

Several US service members are feared dead after their aircraft has crashed off the east coast of Australia, the United States Marine Corps has said.

It is not clear yet how many service members were on board the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor at the time of the “mishap” on Saturday, the military said.

US Marines based in Japan said there was "an active search and rescue operation ongoing for service members involved in an MV-22 mishap off the east coast of Australia".

According to reports, small boats and aircraft from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group were involved in the rescue operation.

The Osprey heli-plane is essentially the assault support aircraft for the Marines, with two engines positioned on fixed wing tips that allow it to land and take off vertically.

 

 

http://presstv.ir/Detail/2017/08/05/530803/US-troops-feared-dead-in-aircraft-crash-off-Australia

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.