Mirage-2000 jet goes down near Skopelos

29 May 2017
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A Mirage-2000 fighter jet of the Hellenic Air-force went down during an exercise on Skopelos island. According to reports, the pilot ejected to safety.

The accident took place as the plane was engaged in a military exercise with two other fighter jets of the 332 squadron at approximately 12.18am on Monday.

The reasons for the accident are being attributed to mechanical failure. The pilot, a 28-year-old flying officer, issued a distress signal and two Super Puma helicopters collected arrived on the scene and collected him.

He was subsequently transfered to the 251 General Air Force hospital for tests.

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