Greece holiday tragedy: Man, 22, killed in horror helicopter incident while taking selfie

Jack Fenton, 22, from Kent was struck by the rear blade within seconds of the Bell 407 touching down at a helipad near Spata, according to Greek media. Greek police have arrested two pilots and a member of the ground crew in connection with his death. A local police source said: “Our inquiry has focused on possible negligence. Basic questions have emerged from witness testimony as to why the blades were not at a standstill when passengers were allowed to disembark on Monday.”

A police officer said: “We have interviewed witnesses including the [three] friends who were travelling with him.

“The probe will then be sent to the prosecutor who will assume the case.”

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office said: “We are supporting the family of a British man who has died in Greece.”


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