Thursday, June 14, 2012
CV-22 Osprey crashes on Eglin Range
HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. (WALA) - Officials say five crew members aboard an Air Force CV-22 Osprey that crashed Wednesday evening on the Eglin Range, north of Navarre, Fla., were taken to local area hospitals.
Officials say two of the crew members were taken by ambulance, while the other three were transported by air.
The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
The Air Force CV-22 Osprey, assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing, crashed at about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Officials say the mishap occurred during a routine training mission, and first responders are currently on the scene.
A board of officials will convene to investigate the accident.
More information will be released as it becomes available.
Posted by Steve Douglass at 5:00 AM