May 30, 2023

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Greece: single-engine plane crashes near national highway

An elderly pilot was killed in a single-engine plane crash near the Athens-Lamia national highway.

The tragic incident took place near Yulikis Lake, in the area of ​​the 96th kilometer of the national highway. According to initial information, the pilot of an air vehicle, aged 70-75, allegedly died.

The Cessna type aircraft is registered with Thebes Aeroclub. The crash occurred while trying to land, the cause will be established during the investigation. Emergency services are on the scene, three fire trucks and eight firefighters arrived. During the operation, commander Π.Υ was wounded. Θήβας.

The crash of a single-engine plane happened at noon today. As writes, under unknown circumstances, he crashed into the undergrowth near the runway of the flying club.

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