. Greece aircraft crash: Footage shows cargo plane on fire before hitting ground « JO LEE MAGAZINE

BBC NEWS/A cargo plane has crashed near the city of Kavala in northern Greece, local officials say.

The Antonov-12 operated by a Ukraine-based company was flying from Serbia to Jordan when it went down on Saturday.

It was not immediately known how many people were on board and whether there were any survivors.

Greece’s ERT state broadcaster reported that the aircraft had been carrying a 12-tonne cargo, describing it as potentially dangerous.

The pilot reportedly requested an emergency landing at Kavala airport due to an engine problem but was unable to reach the runway.

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