It was reported that a part of cockpit and trunk has been reached in the excavations at Greek Military Graveyard area for revealing NORATLAS type transport plane, which was hit and buried by Greek Cypriot National Guard (RMMO) by mistake during 1974 Peace Operation. According to Greek Cypriot newspaper Fileleftheros, in his statement regarding the subject, Greek Cypriot Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Issues and Overseas Greeks, Fotis Fotiu said that works are continuing normally. Emphasizing that a part of plane’s cockpit and trunk was located, Fotiu qualified this as a positive development and stated that works are going to continue for revealing the whole trunk. Saying that works are made with attention and all the precautions have been taken for the safety of the staff, Fotiu called everyone to be patient.
A part of cockpit and fuselage reached at NORATLAS excavations