US Army Helicopter Crash in Australia: 20 US Marines Involved in Military Exercise Aboard. US Army helicopter crash in Australia, 20 US marines involved in military exercise were on board.
US Military Chopper Carrying 20 Marines Crashed: A helicopter carrying about 20 US Marines (US Marines) crashed during an ongoing military drill in Australia on Sunday.
The incident occurred on the Tiwi Islands north of Darwin. Quoting an Australian defense spokesperson, ABC News reported that the accident occurred during Exercise Predator’s Run-2023.
More than 2,500 troops from the US, Australia, the Philippines, Timor-Leste, and Indonesia are actively participating in the exercise on the Tiwi Islands.
Initial reports about the accident in the local media said that the emergency services were informed about the helicopter crash at 9:43 a.m. local time this morning.
During this, the maximum attention remains on ensuring the safety of the victims of the accident.
The Australian Broadcast Company (ABC) did not report any casualties, although Sky News cited sources as saying that some soldiers were still missing.
According to ABC’s report, several marines were rescued from the crash site.