Australian military officials confirmed an aircraft “incident” believed to have involved U.S. military personnel has happened on Melville Island north of Darwin, Australia, on Sunday.
The nature of the incident wasn’t released. It was not immediately clear how many people were on board or their conditions.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported that local agencies had rescued at least some of those involved in the incident.
It happened during Exercise Predator’s Run 2023, a spokesperson for Australia’s Department of Defence said.
Australian Defence Force members were not involved in the incident, the spokesperson said.