Dimitrios II Shipwreck Paphos Cyprus

AIRVŪZ STAFF NOTE :

AirVuz contributor and pilot Iain Jordan created this beautiful drone video of a well known shipwreck off the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.  The ship is the MV Demetrios II, a Honduran-flagged vessel which ran aground in March, 1998 near the lighthouse of Paphos, a harbor town on the western end of the island.  The ship had been carrying a load of timber from Greece to Syria.  Fortunately, the ship's eight crew members were evacuated to safety via a British military helicopter.  

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    Mike Israel

    Mike Israel is the founder, President and CEO of AirVuz, LLC. He is an avid drone enthusiast and RC pilot. He is also an enthusiast of geography and history, and loves writing about all of the amazing places where AirVuz community members fly.

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