Ukraine cargo plane that crashed over Greece carried “dangerous materials”

According to Greek state TV, experts will use a drone to approach the crash site of a Ukraine-operated aircraft after two firefighters were hospitalized with breathing issues from toxic fumes. The Ukrainian Antonov An-12 cargo aircraft crashed Saturday night near Pleochori village in northern Greece. Greek media said the plane was carrying 12 tonnes of dangerous materials, mostly explosives, and eight people were believed to be on board. People living in a 2km radius were told to stay home, shut their windows and wear masks.

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