PHOTO: Army lights candles for soldiers killed in plane crash in Norland

Lars Lervik - plane crashPhoto: Geir Olsen / NTB

The army in Rena lit candles for the four American soldiers who died in a plane crash in Beiarn in Nordland on Friday.

The soldiers were part of the NATO exercise Cold Response and were out on a training mission when the plane disappeared from the radar. 

The reason behind the crash of the V-22 Osprey is not yet known.

The soldiers have been identified as 27-year-old Captain Matthew J. Tomkiewicz of Indiana, 27-year-old Captain Ross A. Reynolds of Massachusetts, 30-year-old Sergeant James W. Speedy of Ohio, and 24-year-old Corporal Jacob M. Moore of Kentucky.

The four were taken out of the crash area and transported to Bodø on Sunday.

On Friday, a US military plane that took part in the exercise Cold Response crashed, and four soldiers died. Photo: Geir Olsen / NTB

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