A single-engine aircraft fell at noon on Wednesday, in a bushy area on the Athens-Lamia highway, at the height of Ylikis. The pilot, aged around 70-75 years, was extricated dead, according to reports.
The same sources say that the aircraft was heading for a landing at the airport of the Perneri Private Aeroclub, which is located near the crash site. Under unknown circumstances, it crashed into a patch of holly trees near the runway.
Eight firefighters with three vehicles rushed to the scene. According to the first information, the fire brigade was informed at 14:45 about the extrication of a person. At the same time, according to ERT, the pilot of the aircraft aged 70-75 has lost his life.