NATO helicopter crashed during exercises

Wednesday, 21 September, 2016 - 16:00

A a video was published on the internet, documenting  the moment of the crash of the combat helicopter of the Greek Air Force AH-64 Apache. The aircraft crashed during a training exercise. The incident took place on September 20 at the north of Greece, a helicopter took part in the exercises SARISA-2016.

The footage that appeared on the web, video of the helicopter is trying to make the maneuver at low level of flight, but the pilot was unable to cope with the controls the machine crashed into the water.  A rescue boat. immediately rushed to the  helicopter.

The General Staff of Greece reported that the two AH-64 helicopter pilots survived and were sent to hospital, RIA Novosti reported.

Interspecies large-scale exercises SARISA-2016 began in Greece on September 19 and will be held on September 23. The maneuvers also involved US forces.