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Military recovers black box from Osprey crash in Japan

The Air Force said Wednesday that it had discovered a flight audio and data recorder, commonly known as a black box, in a fatal CV-22B Osprey crash off the coast of Japan in November. The piece of equipment is an important discovery for the Air Force and could help investigators learn what caused the crash […]

Congress launches probe into Osprey aircraft program following series of fatal crashes

Congressional Oversight Committees have launched an investigation into the U.S. military's Osprey program following a crash in Japan last month that killed eight Air Force special operations personnel. The tilt-rotor aircraft, which can fly like a helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft, has been plagued by problems over its 30-year history, including the crash of a Bell […]

House Oversight Committee To Investigate Safety Of Osprey Aircraft

A U.S. V-22 Osprey flies during a joint demonstration as part of the NATO Trident Juncture 2018 exercise in Vineset, near Trondheim, Norway, October 30, 2018, with both vertical takeoff and landing capabilities. It is a multi-mission tiltrotor military aircraft. (Photo by JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP via Getty Images) OAN's Taylor Tinsley2:35pm – Thursday, December 21, 2023 […]

US Military Grounds Entire Osprey Fleet After Latest Deadly Crash

The U.S. military announced on Wednesday, a week after a crash off the southern coast of Japan killed eight aviators, the latest in a series of alarming and deadly accidents, that All 22 Osprey aircraft have been grounded. Lt. Gen. Tony Bauernfeind, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), announced the stand-down while the […]

US military grounds fleet of Osprey aircraft following deadly crash

A week after eight Air Force Special Operations Command members were killed in a crash off the coast of Japan, the U.S. military announced Wednesday it was grounding all Osprey CV-22 aircraft. The decision to ground all Ospreys was made after a preliminary investigation revealed that a serious defect, not crew error, was the cause […]

Remains of airman from Osprey crash identified, others remain missing

The body of an aviator who died in the crash of a US Osprey plane in Japan has been confirmed, but the other seven people on board remain missing. The man has been identified as U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jacob “Jake” M. Galliher, 24 years old. Mr. Galliher was a Direct Support Operator and […]

Pentagon says Osprey crew still missing after Japan crash

Eight men aboard an Air Force CV-22B Osprey that crashed off the coast of Yakushima are still missing, the Pentagon announced Thursday. A U.S. military Osprey plane crashed near Yakushima on Wednesday afternoon, killing at least one crew member and prompting a massive rescue operation, Japanese Coast Guard officials said. Defense Spokesperson Sabrina Singh confirmed […]

Japan suspends all Osprey flights after deadly crash of US Air Force aircraft

On Wednesday, Japan suspended all Osprey flights after a Japan-based U.S. Air Force Osprey crashed into the sea during a training mission, killing at least one of the eight crew members. Taro Yamato, a senior defense ministry official in Tokyo, said at a parliamentary hearing on Thursday that Japan would not use the Osprey starting […]

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