Monday , April 22 2024
Home / Tag Archives: crash (page 2)

Tag Archives: crash

Greece’s Transport Minister resigns following deadly train crash

Greece’s Infrastructure and Transport Minister Kostas Karamanlis submitted his resignation on Wednesday afternoon, 17 hours after the deadly train tragedy in Tempi. His resignation comes following public fury and immense pressure on social media and thus as elections near. Karamanlis submitted his resignation after he returned from a visit to …

Read More »

12 injured when bus crashes on private car in downtown Athens

A traffic accident occurred between a public bus and a private vehicle injured twelve people in downtown Athens on Wednesday morning. The accident occurred around 8:15 a.m. at the junction of Vasilissis Sofias and Soutsou avenues in the center of Athens. According to the police, a bus on the Palaio …

Read More »

+++ Plane Crash on Athens-Lamia national highway (video) UPDATE

+++ Plane crash on Athens-Lamia highway early Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters are rushing to the scene. According to preliminary information,the crash occurred near the 96th km on the Athens-Lamia national highway, near Thiva, and the Fire Service was notified at 2:45 p.m. The plane was a single-engine aircraft, most probably a …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

+++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 …

Read More »

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. …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »