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US CV-22B Osprey crashes in Japanese seas

A US Air Force (USAF) Bell Boeing CV-22 Osprey crashed in Japanese waters.

Late yesterday November 29, US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) released a statement claiming that the 353rd Special Operations Wing’s CV-22B Osprey was engaged in the “mishap.”

“A United States Air Force CV-22B Osprey from Yokota Air Base, Japan, assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Wing, was involved in an aircraft mishap while performing a routine training mission off the shore of Yakushima Island, Japan with eight Airmen on board.

The crew’s conditions are unknown at this time.

Emergency personnel are on scene conducting search and rescue operations. The cause of the mishap is currently unknown.”

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