Canadian NATO helicopter missing over sea between Greece and Italy

BREAKING: A Canadian military helicopter operating as part of a NATO surveillance force was reported as missing in international waters between Greece and Italy.

According to press reports, debris from the helicopter has been located. No information on the number and fate of the passengers was given.

The helicopter reportedly took off from the Canadian frigate HMCS Fredericton, which is part of the ΝΑΤΟ SNMG2 task force. Between 3 to 6 passengers were reported to be on board.

A search and rescue mission is currently underway.