Remains of Marines in Helicopter Crash Recovered
The remains of some of the United States Marines aboard two helicopters that crashed on Jan. 14 have been recovered.
On Monday, the news was confirmed to several media outlets by the Marine Corps., however, details regarding where and when the remains were located was not available.
A salvage and recovery operation is underway to retrieve the remains, according to sources.
The accident on Jan. 14 involved two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters that crashed in the late evening hours. Each helicopter had six people on board, and all 12 individuals have been presumed dead.
Marine Corps. officials declined to comment further on the recovery operations.