2020 Ionian Sea helicopter crash
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Original short description: "Military helicopter accident which occurred on 29 April 2020"
Template:Use Canadian English Template:Infobox aircraft occurrence On 29 April 2020, a Royal Canadian Air Force CH-148 Cyclone helicopter with tail number 822 crashed into the Ionian Sea during a NATO mission, with one confirmed deceased, and 5 remain missing. The helicopter had been reported to be returning to Template:HMCS, when it lost contact at around 6:52 p.m. EET. Automatic flares were spotted in the water.
Passengers and crew
Ships from Canada, Italy, and Turkey, with air support from Greece and the United States, are searching for the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter.
The crash's debris area is large and the exact position of the wreckage is not yet known. The cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder broke away from the helicopter with a beacon and were retrieved.
- Harris, Kathleen; Brewster, Murray. "1 dead, 5 missing in Canadian military helicopter crash during NATO operations near Greece". https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/canadian-military-helicopter-missing-1.5550395. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
- Grant, Taryn; Patil, Anjuli. "Nova Scotia naval officer dead after military helicopter crash in Mediterranean Sea". https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/cyclone-helicopter-crash-victim-greece-1.5550414. Retrieved 30 April 2020.
- Scherer, Steve (30 April 2020). "Canadian military helicopter crashes at sea; 1 body recovered, 5 missing". National Post. https://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/politics-news-pmn/canadian-military-helicopter-crashes-at-sea-1-body-recovered-5-missing.