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Canadian NATO Helicopter Crashes In Greek Coast


A military helicopter operating off of a Canadian frigate went missing while taking part in a NATO operation in the Mediterranean.


A spokesperson for NATO confirmed that there has been an incident involving a helicopter from a ship under NATO command but did not identify the member military operating the helicopter.


The wire service report cited Greek state TV as saying the helicopter went missing in the sea between Greece and Italy, and that other NATO allied frigates are conducting a search operation.

Greek authorities said they have not been asked to help as the area is far off the Greek mainland and outside the area where the country has responsibility for search and rescue operations.


Source: Associated Press

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