Saturday, 18 August, 2018

Australian Navy finds crashed US Marine aircraft submerged off coast

Australian Navy finds crashed US Marine aircraft submerged off coast Australian Navy finds crashed US Marine aircraft submerged off coast
Andrew Cummings | 08 August, 2017, 00:43

The Australian Navy has located a missing U.S. military aircraft that crashed off Australia's east coast on Saturday, Defense Minister Marise Payne said in a statement Monday.

Recovery efforts continue for three missing service members after 23 of the personnel aboard the Osprey were rescued, Davis said.

Senator Payne said underwater search operations would begin on Monday evening.

"Royal Australian Navy (RAN) survey ship HMAS Melville arrived in Shoalwater Bay overnight", Australian Defense Minister Marise Payne said in a statement Monday.

The hybrid aircraft, which is created to fly like an airplane but take off and land like a helicopter, entered service with the Marine Corps in 2007.

Twenty-three of the 26 military personnel had been rescued, but three U.S. Marines are still missing. -Australian military training exercise at least two weeks ago in Shoalwater Bay.

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Marine Corps officials in Okinawa announced Sunday it had suspended rescue efforts for the three Marines still missing from the crash.

The commanding general of the III Marine Expeditionary Force, Lieutenant General Lawrence Nicholson, thanked the Australian Defence Force for their help in the recovery efforts.

"The aircraft was conducting regularly scheduled operations when it hit the water", Davis said, noting that the circumstances are under investigation.

"Our thoughts are with all those affected by this tragic event and the Australian Government stands ready to support the USA further in any way we can", she said in a statement. The biennial exercise involved some 30,000 troops and 200 aircraft. Last December, a us military Osprey crash-landed off Japan's southern island of Okinawa.

In 2015, a U.S. Osprey crashed during a training exercise in Hawaii, killing two Marines.

On Aug. 5, a V-22 Osprey was involved in a mishap off the east coast of Australia.

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