He­li­copter goes down

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ATHENS: A mil­i­tary he­li­copter op­er­at­ing off a Cana­dian frigate tak­ing part in a NATO op­er­a­tion in the Mediter­ranean has crashed into the sea be­tween Greece and Italy.

De­bris from the crash and one body have been found but five oth­ers aboard the air­craft re­mained miss­ing yes­ter­day, Greek state TV re­ported.

The Cy­clone he­li­copter was de­ployed on board the Hal­i­fax-class frigate HMCS Fred­er­ic­ton and was par­tic­i­pat­ing in a NATO ex­er­cise off the coast of Greece when the in­ci­dent oc­curred, ac­cord­ing to the Cana­dian Armed Forces.

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