The Air Force Special Operations Command has recovered six of the eight bodies from the Osprey crash off Japan’s coast, with efforts ongoing to retrieve the remaining two and the aircraft debris. This CV-22B Osprey crash, which occurred during a training mission, has renewed safety concerns about the aircraft’s use in U.S. and Japanese military bases.
- Six crew members’ remains have been recovered, with two still missing following the Osprey crash on Nov. 29.
- The incident has heightened safety worries about the Osprey, known for several crashes, including those in Japan.
- President Joe Biden and Air Force officials have expressed deep sorrow and commitment to supporting the families of the fallen.
- Japan has suspended its Osprey flights, urging the U.S. to ensure safety before resuming operations.