Greece aviation July 13 2019 - 12:09 AM

Greek airport shut after plane skids off runway Athens, July 12, 2019 (AFP) - The airport on the Greek island of Naxos was shut Friday after a plane skidded off the runway, the civil aviation agency said. The 46 passengers and three-person crew on board the ART42 twin-propeller liner disembarked without incident and nobody was injured, the agency said in a statement. The incident occurred as the Sky Express-operated plane was about to take off on a 1430 GMT flight to Athens. The passengers travelled on to the destination by ferry. The island's airport will remain closed until the plane is moved to a safe location, the agency said. jph/har

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