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Osprey Crashes During Training Exercise, Killing 2 U.S. Marines

April 12 2012


Two U.S. Marines have been killed and two injured in the crash of an MV-22 Osprey in southern Morocco, reports the Marine Corps Times.

The Osprey crashed Wednesday in a military training area southwest of Agadir after taking off from aboard the amphibious assault ship Iwo Jima, said a Marine spokesman.

The two severely wounded Marines are being treated in Morocco, reported NPR.

The aircraft was attached to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, which includes Marine Medium...

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