Marine injured after accident in Norway
22 February 2012, 7.16 hrs
On 14 February 2012, a Dutch officer of the Netherlands Marine Corps was injured during cold-weather training. His condition is stable and his family has been informed.
The accident happened at the Harstad ski piste, where the Marine Corps is undergoing cold-weather training. The marine became trapped between two Bandvagn (BV-206) tracked vehicles. He was taken by military ambulance to a hospital in Harstad and later transferred to Tromsö, where he received further treatment.