Accident Agusta A109 , Thursday 28 September 2023
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Date:Thursday 28 September 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic A109 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Agusta A109
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:off Achladi beach, North Evoia, Euboea Island -   Greece
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Afidnes
Destination airport:Volos
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Agusta A109 helicopter crashed just offshore from Achladi beach, Greece, in poor visibility conditions.
The aircraft was on a visual flight from Afidnes to Volos, with a stopover in Mantoudi.
The pilot (69) was found dead at sea. He was a retired air force officer and one of the most experienced military helicopter pilots in the air force.

The helicopter had taken off at 8am on Thursday from a heliport in Afidnes, with the pilot on board, bound for Volos airport.

At 08:45, due to weather conditions, he advised that he would be landing at Mantoudi on private land.
At 09:00, the pilot indicated that he had landed safely.
At 10:13, the pilot resumed the flight to his destination. A few minutes later, he disappeared from radar.




Revision history:

28-Sep-2023 08:32 Nikitas Added
28-Sep-2023 08:34 harro Updated
28-Sep-2023 11:03 Iceman 29 Updated
28-Sep-2023 14:04 Nikitas Updated
28-Sep-2023 19:44 Aerossurance Updated
29-Sep-2023 09:51 Iceman 29 Updated
30-Sep-2023 07:47 Iceman 29 Updated
18-Dec-2023 11:35 harro Updated [Other fatalities]

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