Fox News: Search for 3 missing Marines under way after aircraft crashes off Australia coast

A search and rescue is under way Saturday for 3 Marines missing after an aircraft crashed while trying to land off the east coast of Australia, military officials said. A US defense officer told Fox News that 23 of the 26 service members on board an MV-22 Osprey were recovered safely.

Ships, small boats and aircraft from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group were conducting the operations following the incident, the Marine base Camp Butler in Japan said in a statement.

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