On Saturday, the US Marine Corps’ MV-22B Osprey tilt rotor aircraft with 26 servicemen aboard crashed off the east coast of Australia.
23 serviceen were rescued, according to the Marine Expeditionary Force. Three Marines are still missing.
— III MEF Marines (@IIIMEF) 5 August 2017
The Herald Sun also released a unconfirmed report of two or three fatalities in the incident off Queensland.
The Osprey aircraft deployed in Australia in Juy for a joint US-Australia military training exercise in Shoalwater Bay. The Talisman Sabre exercise involved over 30,000 troops and 200 aircraft.