June 14th, 2012
12:15 AM ET

Air Force Osprey crashes at Florida base, injures five

By the CNN Wire Staff

An Air Force CV-22 Osprey crashed Wednesday during a routine training mission north of Navarre, Florida, injuring five crew members aboard, a military official said.

The Osprey crash occurred about 6:45 p.m. at Hurlburt Field's Eglin Range, said Amy Nicholson, chief of public affairs at the air field.

The five injured crew members were taken to an area hospital, Nicholson said. The extent of the injuries was not immediately known.

The cause of the accident is under investigation, she said.

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  1. SFC Anderson

    Here we go again..Hopefully it was just Pilot error and the crew makes a full recovery.

    June 14, 2012 at 12:31 am | Reply

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