The wreckage of a private helicopter that crashed Tuesday has been lifted from the sea off the coast of Poros, an island 60 kilometers south of Athens.
Two Russian passengers, aged 56 and 24, and the 57-year-old Greek pilot died in the crash. Their bodies were recovered Tuesday by Coast Guard divers in shallow water near the island's port.
A private helicopter crashed near a Greek island resort Tuesday, killing two Russian passengers and the Greek pilot and causing power outages after electricity lines were damaged in the crash.
Authorities said the three bodies were recovered by navy divers at the crash in shallow water near the main port of Poros, an island 60 kilometers (37 miles) south of Athens.
The Ministry of National Defense is making every effort for the highly trained personnel of the Romanian Air Force to be equipped with modern hardware, said Defense Minister Gabriel Les, attending on Monday the departure ceremony of the 'Carpathian Pumas' airlift helicopter detachment for a UN mission to Mali.