International Desk: Five Marines of the country have been killed in a helicopter crash in California, USA. The carrier helicopter disappeared. Soldiers were flying from Nevada Creek Airfield to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Tuesday in a CH-53E Super Stallone helicopter. The helicopter crashed on the way. The Marine Corps confirmed their deaths on Thursday (February 8). News from AFP. "It is with a heavy heart and deep sadness that we announce the loss of our 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing and five of our Soldiers while training 'Flying Tigers,'" Maj. Gen. Michael Borgskachal, commander of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, said in a statement.
The bodies of the dead soldiers have not yet been recovered. However, all efforts are being made to rescue them. President Joe Biden said he was "shocked" after hearing the news of the soldiers' deaths. "My deepest condolences to their families, the squadron and the Marine Corps," he said in the statement. We mourn the loss of five of our best fighters. In the past few years, several helicopters and airplanes of the US military have been involved in accidents. In November last year, a small military plane crashed in Japan, killing eight soldiers. That same month, five people were killed when a helicopter crashed during an exercise in the Mediterranean. On the other hand, three soldiers lost their lives in another helicopter crash in Australia in August. On the other hand, two helicopters collided in mid-air in a remote area while returning from an exercise in April. Three people were killed and two others were injured in that accident.