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Head of US marines Osprey unit in Pacific sacked

The US Marines have sacked the commander of its Japan-based Osprey squadron "due to loss of trust," US officials said Friday, following a series of accidents involving the hybrid aircraft in recent months. Bryan Swenson was relieved of his duties last week "due to loss of trust and confidence in his ability to lead his command," III Marine Expeditionary Force told AFP in a statement.
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