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Witness in Netanyahu Corruption Trial Killed in Greece Plane Crash

A witness in the corruption trial of former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was killed along with his wife in a light plane crash in Greece on Monday. Israeli media report that the victims are Haim Garon, former Communications Ministry...

Fire-fighting Plane Crashes in Greece, Pilot Found Safe

A fire-fighting plane crashed in Greece while battling a blaze on the Ionian Sea island of Zakynthos on Sunday. The pilot was rescued from the crash by firefighters at the scene and is in good condition. The plane was sent...

Dozens Feared Dead After Plane Crash in Algeria

Many people are feared to have died as a military plane crashed in Algeria, local media report. Two hundred people or more were said to be on board the aircraft, which reportedly crashed after take-off. TV news reports said 14 ambulances...

Greek Scientist Cheats Death By Missing Doomed Plane

A Greek scientist had a lucky escape when a travel delay caused him to miss an ill-fated Iranian plane which went down on Sunday, killing 66 passengers and crew. Professor Akis Tselentis, who is director general of the Greek Geodynamic Institute, had...

Pilots Found Dead Next to Missing Cessna Airplane

The two pilots who flew a Cessna airplane that went missing on Sunday have been found dead next to the remains of the airplane three kilometers north of Kalavryta. According to the Civil Aviation Service, the last known communication with the small vessel...

Canadair Falls While Fighting Fire at Viotia, Pilots Safe

A firefighting Canadair CL-215 fell while on duty, 1km north of the Titan cement factory on the border between the region of Attica and Viotia, central Greece. The pilots had to conduct an emergency landing on Sunday morning while...

FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 Crashes En Route to Russia; Cypriot Pilot in the Cockpit

A Boeing 737-800 passenger jet operated by FlyDubai Airlines, crashed while attempting to land in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don on Saturday morning. All 62 people on board - 55 passengers and seven crew members - were killed...

Memorial Service for Helios Victims

Memorial services in Cyprus and Greece on Thursday marked nine years since the Helios plane crash just north of Athens, which caused the death of 121 passengers and crew heading to Prague. Around 100 relatives of the victims arrived in Greece to attend the...

Plane Crashes in Sparta, Greece; 2 Dead

A private plane crashed during take-off, a few meters outside the Sparta airport in Greece, on Saturday, July 26. The small Cessna aircraft was found pinned to the ground in an olive grove just next to the municipal airport of Sparta. The...