Friday , 22 June 2018PRESS RELEASE: Official announcement concerning the incident at “Nikos Kazantzakis” Airport (Heraklion, Crete)

Ellinair announces that during the process of launching ELB 700 from Heraklion to Moscow-Sheremetyevo on June 20, 2018 and while the leased aircraft was still, an event occurred during which the aircraft dropped to a lower terrain level.

There was no panic, injury or other difficulty; whilst passengers and crew and are all safe and out of any kind of danger.

The aircraft, which belongs to Ellinair ’s partner company, is currently at the disposal of the authorities.

All passengers are at their destination, while they have been given every possible assistance.