Arab and international Since 2017-08-05 at 17:04 (Baghdad time)
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The US Marine Corps announced on Saturday that a military helicopter had crashed on Australia's coast, killing three Marines, who may have died in the accident.
According to Australian sources, the plane crashed while trying to land on the surface of a US aircraft carrier, near the coast of Queensland, eastern Australia.
Twenty-three of the 26 marines onboard the M22 Osprey were rescued, while search for 3 was still missing.
"A search and rescue operation is under way to find those who were exposed to an MV22 accident off the east coast of Australia," the Marine statement said.
The MVV22 Osprey, which is powered by reversible fan technology, is one of the most significant support aircraft for the Marines, with two engines on its wings, allowing it to land and take off vertically. Ending 29/34 R.