Turkish helicopter crashed in Greece

Greece
Sat, 29 Jul 2023 11:41 GMT
The helicopter, which was coming from Paros Island to Bodrum, was trying to land for refuelling on Samos Island when the pilot lost control and crashed.
Turkish helicopter crashed in Greece

The TC-HMV registered helicopter belonging to the Turkish company Mavi Air crashed today morning while trying to land at Samos Airport.

According to the information obtained, the helicopter, which took off from Paros Island, wanted to refuel at Samos Airport while proceeding on the Bodrum route.

While landing on the runway, the helicopter, which was out of balance, fell nose down on the runway.

FIRE BRIGADE INTERVENED IMMEDIATELY

The airport fire brigade immediately intervened and sprayed foam to prevent a fire and the helicopter crew was evacuated.

It is learned that the pilot survived the accident with minor injuries and was taken to Samos Vaty hospital for precautionary purposes.

It is reported that an investigation was initiated by the Greek authorities.

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