US Military Aircraft crashes off coast Australia

US Military Aircraft crashes off coast Australia
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A search and rescue operation is being conducted after a US military aircraft was lost off the Australian coast.

The incident involved an MV-22 Osprey belonging to the US Marines based in Okinawa, Japan.

The third Marine Expeditionary Force said the aircraft had launched for "regularly scheduled operations" before it entered the water.

Rescue teams recovered 23 people, but three service members are still missing.

Australian media reported the incident happened during an attempt to land on an aircraft carrier.

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