A Canadian helicopter has disappeared off the coast of Greece

Six people are missing.

A Canadian helicopter participating in a NATO exercise off the coast of Greece has disappeared, the Canadian armed forces said, noting that a search and rescue operation is underway.

The armed forces reported that the frigate “Fredericton” lost contact with the helicopter CH-148 Cyclone, which was located on the ship. No other details were given.

The helicopter was outside the control zone of Greece, 80 kilometers from the island of Kefalonia, the Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera reported. The publication noted that six people are considered missing.

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