Kustwach Aircraft Strengthens Frontex Border Surveillance

April 4, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Netherlands supplies a Dornier coast guard aircraft for Operation Poseidon from the European border security organization Frontex. The aircraft has been surveillance over the Mediterranean since this week. The deployment lasts 2 weeks. The crew consists mainly of soldiers. It concerns 3 air force and navy pilots, 2 observers from the marchaussee and 1 from Rijkswaterstaat and 2 civilian engineers. De Dornier maps out illegal migration flows and focuses on tackling cross-border crime. The aircraft operates from Kalamata Air Base, southwest of Athens,…

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