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A Navy officer was killed and six others were injured after his light armored vehicle capsized during training at Camp Pendleton in southern California, the AP reported on Thursday.
Local authorities began an investigation into the cause of the vehicle’s rollover with the Marine Infantry of the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Corps Division in the expanding camp, north of San Diego on Thursday morning. According to AP, the six wounded marines were taken to a local hospital.
Incidents involving US soldiers in routine training are not uncommon.
In early February, two F / A 18 fighter jets collided with a base of the United States Marine Corps in the state of California. The pilots of the two planes landed safely after an “incident in the air” at the Twenty Nine Palms Air Combat Center in Southern California.
Last year, the four members of the crew of a helicopter of the Super Stallion CH-53E of the Armed Forces of the USA. UU They died in an accident in Southern California. The helicopter crashed while carrying out a routine training mission about 10 miles from the border with Mexico.
Source: ES News-Front