Greece: 2 Prisoners Escape in Helicopter for Second Time

A massive manhunt is underway in Greece after two men escaped from the high-security Korydallos Prison on Sunday in a helicopter. Greece's Kathimerini describes the escapees, Vassilis Palaiocostas and Alket Rizai, as "the country's most notorious criminal...and his Albanian accomplice". To make the story of this daring helicopter escape even more unbelievable is that the same two men escaped in 2006 from the same prison in nearly the exact same manner.

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By Planet Data