On Monday January 20, 2014, the Armed Forces participated  in a SAR operation North of the island of Farmakonisi with the following assets:

• Hellenic Navy Gunboat KRATAIOS,  which was commanded at 02:00 and  arrived at the area. 

• Two Hellenic Air Force AS-332C1 Super Puma Helicopters, which took off from the island of Chios at 03:00 and from the island of Rhodes at 08:00 respectively.