MaxAvSafety: Marine Osprey down off Okinawa. UPDATE: Okinawa Osprey Grounded.

Date: 13-DEC-2016
Time: night
Type: Bell Boeing MV-22 Osprey
Owner/operator: USMC
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location: 6km east of Camp Schwab, Nago city, Okinawa prefecture - Japan
Phase: Unknown
Nature: Military
Departure airport: MCAS Fatima Okinawa
Destination airport: MCAS Fatima Okinawa
Narrative:
An Osprey of United States Force (USMC?) ditched on the sea east of Nago city, Okinawa, Japan. Five occupants evacuated by the lifeboat.

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Good to hear those Marines are still breathing.

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Did you mean Futenma?

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@Narroc_Wim… Futenma! Should have know better, damm Pad spell checker. I was with Mag-36 & the 1st Wing for 5 years. 79-84. I shall fall on my sword!
Regards, Max

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