Late Friday, a tragic report broke.
An aircraft carrying US troops crashed in northern Norway.
There were no survivors.
A U.S. Marine Corps aircraft carrying four people crashed during annual NATO exercises.
All aboard the aircraft have been reported dead, but they have not yet released their identities.
Norway’s Prime Minister, Jonas Gahr Store, confirmed the deaths early Saturday.
Store stated, “The soldiers participated in the NATO exercise Cold Response.
“Our deepest sympathies go to the soldiers’ families, relatives and fellow soldiers in their unit.”
The aircraft was a V-22B Osprey…
We can confirm an incident has occurred involving a Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey aircraft.
The aircraft was conducting training in Norway as part of Exercise COLD RESPONSE 22 at the time of the incident.
— U.S. Marines (@USMC) March 18, 2022
The local Norwegian authorities immediately launched search and rescue efforts.
Local police arrived at the crash site early Saturday morning and confirmed that all aboard the plane were dead.
The aircraft’s last known position was Saltfjellet, several hundred miles from the Russian border.
US officials have stated that this was in no way related to the Russian-Ukraine war.
Source: Fox News