An Israeli couple was reported dead when the Israeli Cessna plane they were riding crashed near the eastern Aegean island of Samos on Monday evening.
Based on the report from the Greek news outlet Kathimerini, the Cessna plane 172 departed from Israel and “encountered a problem on the approach to the island’s airport.”
Upon hearing of the crash, a search and rescue operation was undertaken by the Greek port authorities with the assistance of a Frontex boat and fishing vessels.
However, the rescue efforts failed to save the lives of the victim.
A deeper investigation of the crash is underway at the moment.