According to the reports, passengers of the helicopter are Turkish military. They reportedly took part in the attempted coup in Turkey and requested political asylum in Greece.
A Black Hawk helicopter sent a distress signal, ERT broadcaster reported.
On Friday, a military coup attempt was carried out in Turkey. According to the Turkish General Staff, 104 coup supporters were killed, while 47 civilians, 41 police officers, 2 soldiers died in clashes. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Edrogan accusedTurkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gulen, an outspoken critic of the government in self-imposed exile in the United States, of organizing the unrest.