Family: One of missing Marines is from Wichita, KS - KCTV5 News

Family: One of missing Marines is from Wichita, KS

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Family confirms one of three Marines missing off the coast of Australia is Nathan Ordway from Wichita, Kan.

The Marine Corps announced Sunday they had suspended the search for three of their members who disappeared after an Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia.

They announced they had notified the next-of-kin and that search and rescue efforts have been shifted to recovery efforts.

The MV-22 Osprey involved in the mishap had launched from the USS Bonhomme Richard and was conducting regularly scheduled operations when the aircraft crashed into the water, the statement said.

The ship's small boats and aircraft immediately responded in the search and rescue efforts.

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