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Greece Joins Four European Allies in Building NATO's Next Generation Helicopter

France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy and Greece signed letters of intent to construct NATO’s next-generation helicopter earlier this week. The five allies will participate in the program dubbed “Next-Generation Rotorcraft Capability,” or NGRC, as they are planning to replace...

One Dead, Five Missing in Crash of Canadian Helicopter Off Greece

One person is dead and five are missing after a military helicopter operating off a Canadian frigate during a NATO exercise crashed into the sea between Greece and Italy, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday. Trudeau said one body...

NATO Helicopter Crashes in Greece's Ionian Sea – Crew Missing

A NATO helicopter crashed in the Ionian Sea, west of the Greek mainland, on Wednesday evening. According to Greek Defense Ministry sources, the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter had taken off from a Canadian frigate and crashed in the sea some 20...

Greek Air Force Video Shows Moment Supplies Are Delivered to Sole Resident of Kinaros Islet

A video was released on Saturday by the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) showing the operation that took place on Friday on Kinaros to bring supplies to the sole inhabitant of the islet, Irene Kotsatourchi. https://www.facebook.com/npanagioto2/videos/10212834815264164/ The video was uploaded on Facebook...

25-Year Old Police Officer Found Dead in Greece's Zagori Gorge

A 25-year old police officer was found dead on Saturday morning in northwestern Greece's Zagori Gorge in the area of Astraka. The unfortunate man was mountaineering with a friend when he suddenly slipped and disappeared into the 300-meter deep gorge. A...

Large Fire Breaks out Near Ancient Archaeological Site of Delphi

  A large fire broke out on Wednesday afternoon near the ancient archaeological site of Delphi in central Greece. A total of 39 fire fighters with 13 vehicles, two groups of firefighters who are on foot, six aircraft and one firefighting...

Greek Authorities To Determine Cause of Deadly Helicopter Crash in Poros

The Greek Air Accidents Investigation Committee began an investigation on Wednesday to determine the reasons behind the helicopter crash which took place on Tuesday off the coast of the picturesque island of Poros in the northeastern Peloponnese. Despite it being far...

Three Dead After Private Helicopter Crashes Into the Sea Near Poros, Greece

A private helicopter crashed into the sea near the island of Poros off the coast of Attica at approximately 3:40 in the afternoon, local time. According to initial information, the helicopter had three passengers, including two Russians and one Greek...

Greece Hands Protest Note to Turkish Envoy Over Harassment of PM's Helicopter

Greece handed a protest note on Tuesday to a Turkish envoy in Athens over the Monday  incident with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ helicopter. The Greek PM had said the previous day that Turkish jets buzzed his helicopter as he was...

Athens, Ankara Deny Helicopter Flight Entered Greek Airspace

Turkish media are reporting comments from the country's leadership denying one of its helicopters violated Greek airspace on Monday. The office of the Turkish prime minister, Binali Yildirim, was quoted by Hurriyet newspaper as rejecting accusations carried in the Greek...