Greek Pilot Efstathios Tsitlakidis Killed in F-4 Crash Laid to Rest
The funeral of Captain Efstathios Tsitlakidis was held Friday in the village of Granitis, near the northern Greek town of Drama. The F-4E Phantom II of Captain Efstathios Tsitlakidis, 31, crashed during a training exercise in the Ionian Sea on...
Greece Mourns Air Force Pilot Marios Touroutsikas
Greece is mourning on Thursday the death of Marios Touroutsikas, the co-pilot killed on a fighter jet that crashed in the Ionian Sea, as his funeral was held at the city of Tripoli on Thursday. The coffin of 29-year-old Lieutenant...
Greece Confirms Death of Second Pilot of Fallen F-4 Jet
Military authorities in Greece confirmed on Wednesday that the pilot of the fallen jet is dead two days after the F-4 fighter crashed into the Ionian Sea during an exercise. A statement from the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) said that...
John Travolta Flies His Jet From Athens: “One of My Favorite Take-Offs”
John Travolta revealed in a video uploaded on Instagram that one of his favorite take-offs is from the Athens International Airport. "This is one of my favorite take-offs from Athens, Greece," he wrote as he piloted his private jet on...
Drunk Passenger Attacks Pilot on UK to Greece Flight
A British passenger was arrested by Greek police after attacking the pilot and causing carnage on the plane, which flew from the UK to Greece on Tuesday evening. The fight broke out shortly after a Wizz Air flight from London's...
Greece Honors Baltadoros, The Pilot Who Fell Defending Aegean Skies
Greece remembers Giorgos Baltadoros, the fighter pilot who died April 12 in 2018 when his Mirage 2000-5 plane crashed into the Aegean.
The Greek Pilot Who Makes Wishes of Canadian Children Come True
Dimitri Neonakis, a Greek-Canadian pilot from Messinia who lives and works in Nova Scotia, Canada, impresses all in the local community with his inspiring way of expressing his solidarity with his fellow citizens -- especially the younger ones. Following the...
Greek Air Force Pilot: OXI is the Loudest Message in World History
A Greek Air Force pilot, flying with his F-16 on Wednesday morning, sent a message to all Greeks for the celebration of the 28th of October. "Greeks, from Orestiada to Gavdos and from Othonoi to Kastellorizo, remember that the most...
Emotional Scenes Mark Greek Pilot's Final Journey (video)
Despite the sunshine, a solemn atmosphere surrounded the funeral service for fallen Hellenic Air Force pilot Giorgos Baltadoros which took place in his home village of Morfovouni, central Greece on Saturday. An honor guard formed outside the local church where his flag-draped...
Greece Mourns Death of Hero Pilot
The Greek Armed Forces are observing three days of mourning for Giorgos Baltadoros whose fighter jet crashed northeast of the island of Skyros on Thursday. By order of Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, who announced the tragic loss yesterday, flags will...
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