MV-22 Osprey Tiltrotor Hard Landing At Creech AFB
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MV-22 Osprey Tiltrotor Hard Landing At Creech AFB

MV-22 Osprey Tiltrotor Hard Landing At Creech AFB

There has been a minor incident involving an MV-22B Osprey Tiltrotor from the USMC's 3rd Marine Air Wing (3rd MAW) near Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. According to a statement issued by the 3rd MAW, one of their aircraft, with a crew of four aboard, made a hard landing on 26 August 2013 at approximately 3:38 pm local time.

The statement described the event as occurring during routine training and indicated there were no causalities. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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