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    Premier and Minister for the Arts
    The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk

    United States Marine Corps helicopter incident

    Premier and Minister for the Arts
    The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk

    Sunday, August 06, 2017

    United States Marine Corps helicopter incident

    The Queensland Government offers its support to search and rescue efforts following an incident involving a United States Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey helicopter off the coast of Shoalwater Bay near Rockhampton.

    In recent weeks, many Queenslanders have had the opportunity to meet US servicemen and servicewoman visiting as they prepare for the joint military exercise Talisman Saber in central Queensland.

    On behalf of all Queenslanders, our prayers are with those US military personnel involved in the incident.