Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey Suffers Crash Damage During Check
According to a statement issued by Marine Corps Air Station New River, an MV-22 belonging to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Training Squadron 204 (VMMT204), and based at Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina, suffered major damage to its wing and right engine in maintenance related accident.
There were no injuries to crewmembers or to ground support personnel, the statement added. The aircraft damage resulted from an inadvertent takeoff followed by a hard landing on the MCAS New River flight line during a post maintenance functional check flight. An investigation into the causes of the mishap is underway.
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