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Body of missing pilot Panagiotis Kefalas was retrieved 3 days after accident

The body of the 47-year-old missing pilot Panagiotis Kefalas was retrieved form the sea on Saturday afternoon, three days after his single-engine, two-seat plane went down over the Patraikos Gulf in western Greece. The body was found by Coast Guard divers inside the plane. It will eventually be taken to …

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Mirage 2000: Pilot’s body retrieved. Most dominant crash cause scenario

The body of the 34-year-old Mirage pilot, Lieutenant Giorgos Baltadoros, was retrieved off the island of Skyros on Friday morning, more than twelve hours after the crash. The mayor of the island told state broadcaster ERT TV that the body was spotted around 9:30 by a fishing boat that was …

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Mirage 2000 pilot officially declared “dead”, SAR continues off Skyros

Search and Rescue operation continued until the evening, but neither the body of the pilot nor the Mirage 2000-5 have been spotted. Some debris have been found, his helmet, a survival kit, a small boat as well as evidence that the 34-year-old pilot Giorgos Baltadoros is not alive, media report. …

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Local businessman, Air Force major die in TL 20 Ultralight aircraft crash

A TL 20 Ultralight aircraft crashed in agricultural area near Larissa, Central Greece, on Wednesday night. The pilot and one passenger were killed. The debris was located around 3 a.m. on Thursday, near Dendra. The aircraft disappeared from the radar short before it was scheduled to arrive to its destination …

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Two die, one survives Helicopter crash. Passenger was transmitting flight live on Facebook

A small helicopter with three people on board crashed in Schinias near Athens on Friday morning. Two people were killed an one survived the helicopter crash in the wetland of eastern Attica. One of the passengers was transmitting the flight live on Facebook. The helicopter had concluded aerial sprays against …

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Four dead, one survivor in military helicopter UH-1 crash in Central Greece

A military helicopter UH-1 with five people on board has gone missing in central Greece. the incident has set on alert the Greek Armed Forces, a huge search operation has been launched with the participation of the Army, the Air Force and the fire brigades. According to a statement issued …

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Two killed in Cessna plane crash – One victim was pilot at Greek Air Force

A tragic epilogue for the small Cessna airplane that went missing from radar on Sunday afternoon. A patrolling helicopter of the Greek Air Force spotted the plane wreckage some 3km away from the parking lots of the ski resort in Kalavryta in Peloponnese, Monday noon. One of the victims has …

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Greeks celebrate OXI-Day – some reckon the Referendum NO

Greeks celebrated OXI-Day in hope that it will never turn into a YES. Just kidding. Seriously: in October 1940, Greeks said OXI (NO) to Italy’s ultimatum that Greece surrenders to the powers of Axis. Result: Greece came under occupation by fascist Italy first and nazi Germany later. In July 2015, …

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