Two dead after aircraft crash over Samos

The small aircraft was operating a leased flight from Israel, according to initial reports

Reports say that the two people on board were found dead. A Super Puma helicopter, Navy vessels, a Frontex vessel, and private vessels are taking part in the search.


A Cessna-type aircraft has gone missing in the area near the island of Samos.


According to initial reports, the small aircraft was operating a leased flight from Israel and encountered a problem while trying to approach Samos airport. It is unknown at this point how many were on board.


When it failed to land due to a hitherto unknown problem, the airport authorities sounded the alarm and mobilised the port police and fire brigade.