Tragedy on Mt. Olympus: Two Greek Missing Climbers Found Dead

ATHENS – The two climbers who went missing on Mount Olympus were found dead by the Fire Brigade’s Super Puma helicopter rescue team, Lifo.gr reported. The climbers were found at Xerolaki, where they were caught in an avalanche, as the Fire Department said.

The helicopter was dispatched along with the on-the-ground search and rescue forces from the Fire Departments of Elassona and Katerini, the 2nd EMAK (Special Unit for Disasters) of Thessaloniki and the 8th EMAK of Larissa, in an effort to find the climbers.

A third climber, who was not injured, was also at the scene and notified the Fire Department about the two missing climbers


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