Tourist killed by helicopter tail rotor in Athens

A British tourist died on Monday evening after he was struck by the tail rotor of a helicopter near Athens.

According to Greek national broadcaster ERT, the 22-year-old man was in the helicopter along with three other passengers. They were returning from the island of Mykonos to Athens.

After disembarking from the helicopter, the man was severely injured by its rotating rotor blades, which were still turning. Police have launched an investigation into the circumstances of the accident. ■

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