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MV-22 aircraft crash : United States searching for 3 missing Marines off Australian sea coast

MV-22 aircraft crash : United States searching for 3 missing Marines off Australian sea coast
Written by Karu Cheema

The US military said that search was in progress for the three United States service members , after military aircraft crashed off east Australian sea coast. In a official statement issued by US Marine Corps, it confirmed of search and rescue being underway for three US Marines.

US statement also said that small boats along with aircrafts have been roped in for the rescue service. 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group, a part of US military, are spear heading the search and rescue operations.

According to the US military, the MV-22, with 26 personnel aboard, was launched from the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and was conducting regularly scheduled operations when the aircraft entered the water. The circumstances of the mishap are currently under investigation. Its still unclear if their are any remaining survivors or not, further details are awaited.

MV-22 aircraft has the ability to do vertical take off and landing, designed for military, search and rescue operation, and transport. Its a multi purpose plane  with effective  maneuverability to land on any small piece of land. MV-22 turbo-propeller is a combo of a plane and helicopter.

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Karu Cheema

In the depth of the world seeking opinions and lot more, I found my passion in these thoughts, The world is simple word bringing us profound touch locked in the world of words. Was born with soulful passion of becoming a writer, having seek this career is best side of me. I am looking forward to light up this world through the words that can touch everyone's mindfulness.