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Small aircraft crashes in the sea off NW Crete. Two Dead

A small aircraft crashed in the sea area of Maleme on north-western Crete on Thursday evening. Two people, the pilot and one passenger,are missing. Big Search And Rescue operation underway. The twin-engine aircraft belonging to the Chania Aeroclub crashed in the late afternoon, less than one nautical mile from the …

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Greece considers procurement of C-130s after recent incidents

Greece is considering to procure for six new C-130 aircraft after two embarrassing incidents in succession recently. The new aircraft to be procured are reportedly C-130J are reportedly the latest version of the American transport aircraft. Greece’s image received a blow last Wednesday when a C-130 plane carrying humanitarian aid …

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Fire-fighting aircraft crashes on Zakynthos, pilot safe (video)

A PZL firefighting airplane crashed during operations to put out a fire on Zakynthos island on Sunday. The pilot survived. Media reported that the pilot made an emergency landing on the trees in the Makria Rahi area and managed to get out of the wreck. A local told Ionian TV …

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Tsipras intervenes after SEGAS fails to find tickets for Greek athletes to European Games 2019 !!!

The Greek National Athletes Federation (SEGAS) failed to find tickets for the 15-member Greek team and their coaches to fly to the 2nd European Games 2019 in Minks, Belarus. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras intervened and made the prime minister’s state aircraft available so that the athletes do indeed participate in …

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INIOHOS 2019 multinational military exercise kicks off in Andravida

Multinational military exercise INIOHOS 2019 started on Monday in Andravida, Peloponnese. Iniohos is an annual middle-scale exercise, one of the larger to take place in the central Mediterranean. The exercise involves most of the Hellenic Air Forces jets fleet and a number of aircraft from US, Cyprus, Italy, Israel and …

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Air Force Pilot on training mission dies in T-2 Buckeye crash (UPD)

A pilot of the Greek Air Force died in a crash of a  T-2 Buckeye training aircraft that crashed on Tuesday morning. The co-pilot survived the crash as he managed to eject his seat. In contrast to initial media reports short after the accident, the pilot had no time to …

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T-2 aircraft of Hellenic Air Forces crashes and cut into two (video)

A T-2 training aircraft of the Hellenic Air Force crashed and broke into two south of Kalamata in Peloponnese on Wednesday noon. The two-man crew managed to save themselves abandoning the aircraft with parachute in a height of 800 ft. They were picked up by an Air Force helicopter. A …

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Mysterious Libyan VIP aircraft flies Athens FIR

A Libyan aircraft conducted a flight within the Athens FIR earlier today, coming from Tripolis. According to the filed fight plan it was heading to Cairo, Egypt. Greek media reported that the aircraft belongs to the Libyan airlines and claimed that the plane belongs to Muammar Gadhafi, a claim that could …

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