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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 06:43 PM

Another military disaster -1 Marine Dead, 8 Missing After Southern California 'Training Mishap'

https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/1-marine-killed-8-missing-after-amphibious-vehicle-training-mishap/2376164/#:~:text=One%20Camp%20Pendleton%20Marine%20has,Vehicle%20near%20San%20Clemente%20Island.&text=Fifteen%20Marines%20and%20one%20sailor%20were%20inside%20the%20AAV%20when,approximately%205%3A45%20p.m%20Thursday.
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A search for seven Camp Pendleton Marines and a U.S. Navy sailor was under way Friday following a "training mishap" with an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) off the coast of Southern California, according to the United States Marine Corps. One Marine died following the training incident, and two others were severely injured.

Fifteen Marines and one sailor were inside the AAV when they reported taking on water at approximately 5:45 p.m Thursday. The group was traveling from the shores of San Clemente Island, approximately 78 miles off the coast of San Diego, to a Navy ship when the AVV started sinking about halfway through their training routine, according to Lt. Cameron H. Edinburgh, a Marine Corps spokesman for Camp Pendleton.

Eight Marines were rescued from the sunken AVV, but seven Marines and one sailor remain missing as of 3 p.m. Friday, according to Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger.

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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 06:46 PM

1. Oh no. So sad.

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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 06:49 PM

2. Horrible

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