The United States Marine Corps and Australian authorities have confirmed the death of three U.S. Marines and serious injuries of five others following the crash of a V-22 Osprey aircraft in Australia during regular military drills.
The Melville Island crash, near Darwin off Australia’s Northern Territory coast, occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. local time on Sunday, as reported by the Marine Rotational Force – Darwin. The critically injured Marines were transported to the Royal Darwin Hospital for medical attention.
Three United States Marines have been confirmed dead after their aircraft crashed off the Northern Territory coast during a training drill.https://t.co/szcA9RWpt3
— SBS News (@SBSNews) August 27, 2023