A Mirage-2000 fighter jet of the Hellenic Air-force went down during an exercise on Skopelos island. According to reports, the pilot ejected to safety. The accident took place as the plane was engaged in a military exercise with two other fighter jets of the 332 squadron at approximately 12.18am. The reasons for the accident are being attributed to mechanical failure. The pilot sent a distress signal and two Super Puma helicopters of the are on their way to provide assistance.