Details in a report recently obtained via the U.S. Freedom of Information Act suggest the U.S. Marine Corps misled the public about an incident involving one of its Osprey aircraft in 2014.

The investigation, released by the Naval Safety Center, Virginia, describes a mishap on June 26, 2014, in which a MV-22B Osprey aircraft was struck by lightning while flying from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, to its home base at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa.

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