Australian Helicopters Arrive in Greece to Help for Third Fire Season

    Six specialist fire fighting helicopters from the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia have arrived in Greece for their third fire season.

    The helicopters have been contracted by McDermott Aviation and will soon be joined in Greece by the company’s pilots and engineers.

    According to the Australian Embassy in Greece, pilots and water bombed from Kennedy Air in rural New South Wales have also arrived in Greece to help with the upcoming fire season.

    This comes as Greece has confirmed it will purchase 15 more helicopters this year to strengthen its aerial firefighting ability to 93 aircraft from 78 in 2021.

    Read more on this story at the Greek Herald

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