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Five Rescued as US Marine Osprey Goes Down Off Japan Coast

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A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey (Kyodo via AP Images)

By    |   Tuesday, 13 Dec 2016 11:56 AM

A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey crashed about 6 miles off the coast of Okinawa, Japan on Tuesday injuring two of the five crew members, Fox News reports.

According to the news network, it marks the second crash of a Marine aircraft in the area in less than a week.

A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet went down off the coast of Japan on Wednesday. The pilot, Capt. Jake Frederick, was killed, Fox News said. Eight crashes involving Marine Corps aircraft have occurred this year.

In the latest incident, all crew members were rescued, according to Fox News. The extent of the injuries suffered by two of them was unknown.

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A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey crashed about 6 miles off the coast of Okinawa, Japan on Tuesday injuring two of the five crew members, Fox News reports.
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