GEA issued an announcement for the downing of a PZL firefighting aircraft during aerial firefighting in Zakynthos .
According to the Air Force, “in the afternoon of Sunday, August 8, 2021, a PZL aircraft from the 359th Air Service Squadron of the Public Services in Kefalonia, crashed during aerial firefighting in the area of Macherado, Zakynthos.
The pilot is in good health, while a Super Puma helicopter transports him, for precautionary reasons, to the 251st General Aviation Hospital. The causes of the accident are being investigated “.
It is noted that two fires within a short time appeared, shortly after six in the afternoon in a forest area, in the villages of Lithakia and Macherado in Zakynthos.
Source – ethnos.gr