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Narrative:A USMC Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey helicopter of VMM-261 (Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261, Bu.165844, coded EM-11) crashed in near the Daraa River, near a military training area in the Southern province of Tan Tan, southwest of Agadir, Morocco, after taking off from aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima, during a joint military exercise called African Lion.
Bell-Boeing MV-22B Osprey
|Owner/operator:||United States Marine Corps (USMC) - VMM-261|
|C/n / msn:|| D0030|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Southern province of Tan Tan, near the Daraa river -
|Phase:|| En route|
Two occupants were killed and two others seriously injured.
http://i.pbase.com/g1/00/648200/2/128449502.PmSHdVf6.jpg (photo, credit: Bill Wellman)
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