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UPDATE Antonov Crash: Greece’s Authorities on high alert due to a “white powder”

Teams of the Biological Defense Division of the Greek Army are expected to travel to the site of the Antonov crash, due to the existence of a “mysterious” white powder in the area. The white power shattered over the area raises fear of a toxic cargo. The evacuation of a …

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Antonov plane with 8 crew members crash in Kavala, N. Greece (videos)

An Antonov airplane with 8 crew members crashed off the city of Kavala, Northern Greece, about an hour before Saturday midnight. The plane was flying from Serbia to Jordan with reportedly 12 tons of dangerous material. Eyewitnesses said that the plane was on fire when it came down. The Antonov-12 …

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+++Fire-fighting helicopter crash off Samos: 2 rescued, 2 dead UPDATE (video, pcts)

A fire-fighting helicopter crashed into the sea off the island of Samos on Wednesday afternoon. Four crew member missing. Big Search and Rescue Operation underway. According to preliminary information, the helicopter, type ER-MH4, crashed while it was attempting to collect water from the sea. The helicopter was participating in the …

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F-16 crash: Pilot ejects from fighter jet on runway of Andravida air base

An F-16 fighter jet of the Greek Air Force crashed in the military air base of Andravida in western Peloponnese on Thursday afternoon. The pilot successfully ejected from the plane before the crash and was in “good health,” preliminary reports from the scene said. The accident occurred at 3:49 p.m. …

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Greece probes Samos crash that killed witness in Netanyahu trial

Authorities in Greece Tuesday opened an investigation into the crash of a private Cessna aircraft from Israel that killed a prosecution witness in the corruption trial of former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The plane crashed in the sea off the island of Samos on Monday evening, as it was …

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Two Israelis die when Cessna crashes into the sea off Samos – SAR Video

Τhe bodies of two Israeli nationals have been recovered short after 9 o’ clock Monday evening following the crash of a small Cessna aircraft off the island of Samos, eastern Aegean Sea. According to state broadcaster ERT, rescuers located first the body of one passenger, a woman, and short time …

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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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Small aircraft crashes into facade of village house in northern Greece

A single-engine aircraft crashed into a village of Proti in Serres, northern Greece, early morning Monday. The pilot has been transferred to the hospital, nobody in the village was injured. The aircraft crashed into the facade of a house. Police and Fire Brigades rushed to the spot. The pilot was …

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Urban train crashes at Kifissia station, 10 passengers injured

A train of the urban train ISAP crashed at the platform of the terminal station in Kifissia, northern Athens, short after 12 o’ clock noon on Tuesday. Ten passengers have been injured, eight of them have been transferred to hospitals. According to preliminary media reports, the train crashed at the …

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Police drone crashes in Exarchia district in downtown Athens

A police drone crashed in Exarchia district in downtown Athens around 6 o’ clock on Tuesday afternoon. Reasons for the crash remain a “mystery” media report. With high-definition cameras, the drone was conducting surveillance on the streets of Exarchia and was transmitting live to the Greek Police Central. Officers could …

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Civil Aviation bans helicopter flights from/to Galatas helipad after crash

The Greek Civil Aviation has prohibited helicopter take-off and landing from the make-shift helipad in Galatas after the crash last week. The Civil Aviation has issued a 3-month NOTAM – flight alert – due to the investigations on the exact causes of the crash that cost the lives of the …

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Poros: Video shows the last minutes of helicopter flight before crash

A video shows the last minutes of the helicopter that crashed in the sea off the port of the island of Poros on Tuesday. The Augusta A 109C takes off from a make-shift helipad and gains some height. An explosion has occurred and white smoke is seen. It crashes into …

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Helicopter with 3 onboard crashes into the sea off Poros; Black Out (UPD2))

A private helicopter crashed into the sea near the port of the island of Poros short before 4 o’ clock on Tuesday afternoon. Search and Rescue operation for pilot and passengers. Black out on the island. The private helicopter with the pilot and two passengers onboard crashed into the sea …

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Two die when speedboat with tourists crashes on fishing boat in Porto Heli

Two men have been killed and one woman is seriously injured after a speedboat crashed on a fishing boat in Thini area, between Porto Heli and the island of Spetses late Friday night. On board of the high-speed inflatable boat were ten French nationals (two men, three women and five …

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