Two marines were killed and two others were severely injured in an V-22 Osprey crash in Morocco, according to a report on aviation website FlightGlobal.
The website is reporting that the Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor was operating from the USS Iwo Jima and crashed near Agadir, Morocco.
"The US Marine Corps confirms that a Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor operating from the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima crashed near Agadir, Morocco, killing two Marines.
"The aircraft was participating in an excise with the Royal Moroccan military called Exercise African Lion. Four marines were on the MV-22 at the time of the accident. Two marines were killed, while two others were severely injured in the crash.
"The two injured marines are being medically evacuated for further treatment while the others' next of kin have been informed, the USMC says," according to the article.