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

Olympic AirOlympic 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.

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Olympic Air Ooops

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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, the pilots performed another go around, finding and landing on their planned destination.

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Greece: OA Birdstrike

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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 made an emergency landing back at the airport, after which passengers debarked and switched to other flights.

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