Australia locates missing submerged U.S. aircraft

Australia locates missing submerged U.S. aircraft 45

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Australian Navy has located a missing U.S. military aircraft that crashed in Australian waters on the weekend, Defence Minister Marise Payne said on Monday.

“Royal Australian Navy survey ship Melville arrived in Shoalwater Bay overnight,” Payne said in a statement. “Shortly after commencing survey operations in the area, the submerged aircraft was located.”

(This version of the story was refiled to edit headline)

Reporting by James Regan; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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