One Dead, Eight Missing After Marine Training Accident Off Coast Of Southern California

One Dead, Eight Missing After Marine Training Accident Off Coast Of Southern California


One marine has died and eight other military personnel remain missing after a “mishap” involving an amphibious assault vehicle, or AAV, ocurred during a training exercise off the coast of Southern California, officials said Friday.

According to 1 Marine Expeditionary Force, the service members on board the AAV were assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and based out of Camp Pendleton, about fifty miles north of San Diego. Two others were injured in the accident, and sixteen people were on board in total, according to The Los Angeles Times.

“We are deeply saddened by this tragic incident. I ask that you keep our Marines, Sailors, and their families in your prayers as we continue our search,” Col. Christopher Bronzi, 15th MEU Commanding Officer, said in a statement Friday morning.

“We are deeply saddened by this tragic incident. I ask that you keep our Marines, Sailors, and their families in your prayers as we continue our search,” said

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