4 US Soldiers Reportedly Killed in Norwegian Plane Crash


4 US Soldiers Reportedly Killed in Norwegian Plane Crash
FILE - A U.S. Marine Corps Osprey aircraft taxies behind an Osprey carrying members of the White House press corps at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on April 24, 2021. Norwegian authorities are searching for a U.S. Marine Corps aircraft that went missing during a training exercise. Norway's military says the Marine Osprey was reported missing Friday night. March 18, 2022, when it did not make a scheduled arrival at the Arctic Circle municipality Bodø.

HELSINKI - Four US soldiers have been reported killed in a plane crash during a NATO exercise, Norway's prime minister said Saturday.

Jonas Gahr Støre tweeted that they were eliminated in the collision on Friday night. The reason was under examination.

" The soldiers took part in the NATO exercise Cold Reaction," he claimed. "Our deepest compassions go to the soldiers' families, family members and also fellow soldiers in their system."

The aircraft was a V-22B Osprey that comes from the united state Marine Corps, Norway's armed forces stated.

" The airplane had a team of four and was out on a training goal in Nordland Region" in north Norway, according to a declaration.

It was on its means north to Bodø, where it was arranged to land prior to 6 p.m. Friday. The plane crashed in Gråtådalen in Beiarn, south of Bodø. Cops said a search and also rescue goal was launched right away. At 1:30 a.m. Saturday, the cops reached the scene and also verified that the crew of 4 had actually passed away.

The annual NATO drills in Norway are unrelated to the battle in Ukraine. This year they included around 30,000 soldiers, 220 airplane and 50 vessels from 27 countries. Non-NATO members Finland and also Sweden are likewise getting involved.

The exercises began on March 14 as well as upright April 1.

No reason was provided for the accident, but the Norwegian armed forces stated that Cold Response "will certainly continue as planned, with the steps we need to take because of the climate."

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