US Marine Plane Goes Lacking in Norway Coaching Train

WASHINGTON (AP) — Norwegian authorities had been looking Friday for a U.S. Marine Corps plane that went lacking throughout a coaching train.

Norway’s army mentioned in an announcement that the Marine Osprey was reported lacking Friday evening when it didn’t make a scheduled arrival on the Arctic Circle municipality Bodø. The civilian Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Northern Norway launched a search and rescue operation.

Late Friday, Norway’s army mentioned, “discoveries had been made out of the air” south of Bodø, including, “As a result of climate situations, it has not been potential to enter the positioning from the air.”

The Marine Corps mentioned on Twitter, “We are able to affirm an incident has occurred involving a Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey plane. … The reason for the incident is beneath investigation, and extra particulars will likely be supplied as accessible.”

Norway mentioned the plane, which has a crew of 4, was taking part within the army train Chilly Response, wherein NATO members “prepare and function together with Norwegian forces beneath harsh winter situations.” It mentioned the train was “deliberate and knowledgeable about lengthy earlier than the conflict in Ukraine.”

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