CA: Four Marines killed in Osprey crash

Source: CBS News

“A U.S. Marine transport aircraft carrying five Marines went down Wednesday afternoon in a remote part of Southern California. A federal source tells CBS News four of the five were killed. There was no word on the fate of the fifth. The MV-22 Osprey, belonging to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, went down in a desert area near Glamis, California, Maj. Mason Englehart confirmed to CBS News. The crash occurred at around 12:25 p.m. local time. … The Osprey is a tiltrotor aircraft used to move troops and supplies, according to the Marines. It can take off and land like a helicopter, but can also fly like a plane.” (06/09/22)