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    Remains Found of 5 More Air Force Crew Members Recovered After Osprey Crash Off Japan Coast

    Remains Found of 5 More Air Force Crew Members Recovered After Osprey Crash Off Japan Coast

    U.S. and Japanese search teams found the remains of five crew members and wreckage from the Nov. 29 crash of a CV-22B Osprey near Yakushima Island off the coast of , the service said.

    Dive teams located the missing crew as well as the main fuselage of the aircraft, which went down in the ocean during training, according to a Monday statement from Air Force Special Operations Command. Two of the airmen on the Osprey remained missing Monday, after the remains of another crew member was recovered last week.

    “The dive teams were able to confirm five additional crew members from the original team of eight that were involved with the crash,” Air Force Special Operations Command said. “Currently, two crew members of the five located today have been successfully recovered by the attending teams. There is an ongoing combined effort to recover the remaining crew members from the wreckage.”

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    Remains of one crew member were found hours after the wreckage on Nov. 29. .com reported on Friday that the remains of the deceased airman was identified as Staff Sgt. Jacob Galliher, a native of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, after his congressman, high school, local police department and family posted statements online and published press releases.

    Air Force Special Operations Command confirmed that information on…

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