Marine Corps orders 24-hour grounding of flights for all aircraft following deadly crashes

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Marine Corps orders 24-hour grounding of flights for all aircraft following deadly crashes

RT
For the second time in just over a year, the Marine Corps ordered all of the branch’s aircraft to suspend flight operations for a 24-hour “operational reset” following two deadly aviation accidents in recent weeks.

In a press release issued Friday, General Robert Neller, Commandant of the US Marine Corps, directed all US Marine Corps aviation units to “conduct an operational reset for a 24 hour-period.”

The operational pause will affect all Marine Corps aircraft, including those stationed abroad as well as deployed units. However, officials said that “no operational commitments will be impacted” during the pause.

All units were directed to conduct the temporary pause over the next two weeks, but each unit commander was given the flexibility to carry out the pause at their own discretion, “based on their unit’s operational commitments.”

Marine Corps spokesman Captain Christopher Harrison told USNI News that commanders of the deployed squadrons will be given an extension if the pause would cause them to sacrifice their operational obligations.

Neller ordered the pause in order to conduct a refresher course “on the fundamentals of safe flight operations, standardization, and combat readiness.”

“The intent is for flying squadrons to review selected incidents which occurred enterprise-wide and study historical examples of completed investigations in order to bring awareness and best practices to the fleet,” officials said in the press release.

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Lakeem Khodra
Lakeem Khodra
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