Search Ongoing for Canadian Military Helicopter That Crashed in the Mediterranean

OTTAWA—Greeces Prime Minister has expressed his condolences as the search continues for a Canadian military helicopter that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea during a NATO exercise.

“I express my grief over the crash of the Canadian helicopter in the Ionian Sea last night,” Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Thursday, speaking in parliament.

Mitsotakis said he would contact Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to express his condolences.

Greek state broadcaster ERT was first to report that a Canadian military helicopter had gone down in the water between Italy and Greece on Wednesday.

The broadcaster later said one body had been found and five others on board were missing.

The Canadian Armed Forces says the Cyclone was deployed on board the Halifax-class frigate HMCS Fredericton.

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