. 4 American Marines killed during NATO exercise in Norway; unrelated to conflict in Ukraine « JO LEE MAGAZINE

USA TODAY/Four U.S. Marines died in a plane crash while participating in a NATO training exercise that is unrelated to the conflict in Ukraine, the Norwegian prime minister said Saturday.

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Stoere tweeted that the plane crash occurred overnight while troops were participating in the NATO Cold Response exercise.

“Our deepest sympathies go to the soldiers’ families, relatives and fellow soldiers in their unit,” Gahr Stoere said in the statement.

The Norwegian Armed Forces said in a statement that the aircraft had a crew of four who were confirmed dead Saturday morning.

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