Two Dead in Latest Crash of Marines’ Controversial Tiltrotor

A Marine Corps V-22 Osprey tiltrotor crashed during a training exercise in Morocco yesterday, killing two people aboard and injuring two others. The Marines have released only a few details so far, but it's worth pointing out that the Boeing- and Bell-built V-22, which takes off and lands like a helicopter and cruises like an airplane thanks to its rotating engines, has a long history of mechanical problems -- and a safety record far worse than the military likes to admit.

Two Dead in Latest Crash of Marines’ Controversial Tiltrotor

A Marine Corps V-22 Osprey tiltrotor crashed during a training exercise in Morocco yesterday, killing two people aboard and injuring two others. The Marines have released only a few details ...

Thu 12 Apr 12 from Wired Danger Room

2 US Marines killed, 2 injured in Morocco

Two U.S. Marines were killed and two severely injured in the crash of a hybrid aircraft in Morocco on Wednesday, officials said.The Marines were taking part in joint U.S.-Moroccan military excercises ...

Wed 11 Apr 12 from R&D Mag

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