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Firefighting plane crashes on Greek island of Zakynthos

08:04 09 August 2021 Author :  

A firefighting plane crashed on the Greek island of Zakynthos on Sunday while it was responding to a fire there, authorities said.

The Fire Service said the pilot of the airplane, picked up by another firefighting aircraft on the island of Ionian, survived.

The aircraft was responding to a small-scale fire in the Lagopodo-Macherado area.

Greece has been fighting wildfires for six days with thousands of people have been evacuated so far./aa

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