The New York Times reports:
Four U.S. Marines were killed in Norway during a NATO training exercise, Norwegian police said on Saturday.
The Marines had been taking part in a long-planned exercise called Cold Response on Friday when their MV-22B Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashed south of Bodo, in the northern county of Nordland, the Royal Norwegian Air Force said in a statement.
Organized regularly by Norway, the Cold Response exercise is intended to teach troops survival skills in extreme weather conditions in the Arctic. NATO said in a statement that Cold Response 2022 was not linked to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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Four U.S. Marines were killed when their MV-22B Osprey aircraft crashed in northern Norway during a military training exercise, Norwegian police said. https://t.co/XlNNdoLojY
— New York Times World (@nytimesworld) March 19, 2022
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