A fire on the island of Ikaria in the Aegean Sea cost the life of 13 civilians, creating a nationwide sensation. Three Army pilots and seven firefighters were killed in 1994 when their UH-1H "Huey" helicopter hit power lines on its way back from a fire. Three Fire Service firefighters and a volunteer were trapped by flames and died near Athens in 1998. A fast-moving fire on the island of Chios in 1999 overcame three firefighters. In 2000, seven people died in one night near the Greek border with Albania when a fast-moving fire burned through their sparsely populated villages.
In 1993 and 2000 two more CL-215's were lost, killing four more pilots. The loss of a PZL M-18 on Corfu Island in 2000 cost the life of another pilot.
Muttly wrote:People have very short memories when it comes to politics and events, they will not remember back to the 90's ...
sourcelaw 997/79 of the ND government that de-characterized 2,5 millions hectares of forests
law 1734/87 of the PASOK government that de-characterized 4,5 millions hectare of forests.
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