Two Marines killed in crash in Morocco

Posted at 10:26 PM, Apr 11, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-11 23:15:10-04

According to Marine Corps Times, two Marines were killed during a training mission in southern Morocco when an MV-22 Osprey crashed. The Marine Corps confirmed on Wednesday.

Two other Marines were severely injured.

After taking off from the USS Iwo Jima, the Osprey crashed in a military training area according to Capt. Kevin Schultz, a Marine Spokesman at the Pentagon.

The aircraft was attached to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, which deployed from Camp Lejeune, N.C., on March 29.

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