Saturday, 19 August 2017

US halts search for marines off australia

US officials say they have suspended a search and rescue operation for three marines missing after their aircraft crashed off the Australian coast.

Saturday's incident involved an MV-22 Osprey belonging to the US Marines based in Okinawa, Japan.

The third Marine Expeditionary Force said they had shifted their operations to recovery efforts, which could last several months.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-40841484

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