A military plane with five passengers on board has crashed in southern California. It killed four people. Another passenger on the plane has been missing since the incident.
Today, Thursday (June 9), various news media reported this. Earlier, the incident took place on Wednesday afternoon.
It has been identified as the MV-22B Aspray aircraft at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton. Spray planes can do ‘vertical takeoff and landing’. It has a rotating propeller like a helicopter that can move up and down directly. Can run like an airplane again.
The Naval Facility, located 30 miles from the scene, said in a post on Facebook that it had learned that a plane had crashed near Cochella Canal Road and Highway 8. The Federal Fire and Imperial County Fire Departments have launched rescue operations at the scene.
Four bodies have been recovered after the incident. One is still missing.