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Olympic Air Plane makes Safe Landing in Greece after Engine Shut-down

Thursday, May 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Olympic Air Plane makes Safe Landing in Greece after Engine Shut-down

Olympic Air flight OA-146 made a safe landing at Alexandroupolis International Airport, Alexandroupolis, Greece, on May 15th. The de Havilland Dash 8-400, flying from Athens, Greece, was mid-air when it encountered an engine problem. The crew had to shut the engine down. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Olympic Air Ooops

Sunday, December 13, 2009
By George Hatcher
Olympic Air Ooops

Click to view full size photo Contact photographer Kostas D. Pantios What: Olympic Air Aerospatiale ATR-42-300 en route from Athens to Naxos Where: Paros When: Dec 12th 2009 Who: not available Why: On approach to Naxos, the crew made a final approach to Paros (situated on side by side islands.) On advice from ATC,... »

Greece: OA Birdstrike

Wednesday, July 22, 2009
By George Hatcher
Greece:  OA Birdstrike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Photographer Tommy Desmet What: Olympic Airlines Boeing 737-400 en route from Alexandroupolis to Athens Where: Alexandroupolis’ Democritus Airport When: Jul 22nd Who: 60 passengers Why: The OA took off, and shortly afterwards flew through a flock of birds, several of which were ingested. The plane... »

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