US Marines MV-22 Osprey Heli-Plane Crashes Off Australian Coast

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U.S. military aircraft and boats are searching for three U.S. Marines who are missing after their tilt-rotor aircraft crashed into the sea Saturday off Australia's east coast, according to a Marine Corps statement.

MSNreports the MV-22 Osprey was operating off of an amphibious assault ship, the U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard, and was operating normally when it hit the water.

Australian Defense Minister Marise Payne said Saturday's incident occurred off the coast of Shoalwater Bay in Queensland state.

A spokesman for Queensland Ambulance, said one person had been taken to Rockhampton hospital, but gave no more details on their condition.

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'Our thoughts are with the crew and families affected'.

A search and rescue mission is underway, as boats and warships search for the missing military personnel.

The accident comes just a week after 15 Marines and navymen died in an Osprey crash in the US. The helicopter has a capacity of 32 people.

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported the aircraft had been in Queensland as part of a joint U.S. and Australian training exercise that ended July 25. It has entered the coast of Shoalwater Bay when it crashed. The aircraft had a turbulent development history and was involved in multiple fatal crashes.

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Since 1991, there have been 9 fatal crashes involving V-22 Ospreys.

Tiltrotor helicopters are used by the marines because they are a cross between airplane and helicopters.

The aircraft was said to be an MV-22 Osprey.

It has a top speed of 351 miles per hour and has both vertical take off and landing and short take off and landing capabilities.

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