Firefighting plane makes emergency landing in Viotia


A firefighting aircraft was forced into making an emergency landing near Dervenochoria, in Viotia, north of Athens, on Sunday.

None of the two pilots were hurt in the accident, the fire department said.

The water-bombing Canadair plane was battling a blaze that broke out late Saturday in the area.

More than 100 firemen operating 56 vehicles were aiding the operation, according to reports.