09 Aug '17, 7pm

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WASHINGTON — The Marine Corps has deemed its Japan-based MV-22 Ospreys safe to fly despite the Japanese government’s request to ground the fleet of tilt-rotor aircraft after a deadly crash off the coast of Australia, a top general said Wednesday. The Okinawa-based 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit conducted a two-day operational pause of all aircraft to review safety procedures following a crash Saturday of one of its Ospreys off the coast of Australia that killed three Marines, said Lt. Gen. Lawrence Nicholson, the commander of III Marine Expeditionary Force. Following a preliminary investigation and the safety reviews, the Marines returned all of their Okinawa-based aircraft to normal flight status, he said. “I would never put my air crews or any local citizens in danger by flying an aircraft that I do not believe is safe and ready to fly,” Nicholson said in a prepared stat...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/marines-ospreys-in-japan-saf...

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