Body of Marine who fell from aircraft located

Erin Smith Staff writer

May 20, 2014

WHITE LAKE — The body of a Marine who fell from an Osprey aircraft during a training mission near White Lake on Monday was located Tuesday afternoon, according to a stement released by the Marine Corps.

The name of the Marine involved in the incident has not been released as of Tuesday evening.

Marines from Cherry Point arrived in Bladen County to assist in the search on Tuesday, according to reports. Bladen County Emergency Manangement and White Lake Fire Department also assisted in the search.

Check back for more updates as more details become available.