Ioannina

Wreckage of small plane found

Authorities have found the wreckage of a trainer aircraft that went missing in the area of Miliotades, in the Mitsikeli mountain range in Ioannina, northwestern Greece, with one man aboard.

Reports said parts of the plane were spotted by hunters in the area of Dikorfo, on the northeastern slopes of Mount Mitsikeli, about 38 kilometers from Ioannina.

Search continues for missing plane

Rescue teams on Monday were still searching for a two-seater training aircraft that went off the radar at noon on Sunday in the area of Miliotades, in the Mitsikeli mountain range in Ioannina, northwestern Greece.

The only passenger on board was its pilot, a 32-year-old Iraqi national.

Webinar by the American School of Classical Studies on Jan. 19

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is hosting a webinar titled "Monuments for 1821: Fruitless Proposals for a Panhellenic Heroon." The event will host Dr Dora Markatou, former Associate Professor at the Department of History and Archeology of the University of Ioannina, as guest speaker.

Holocaust survivor dies

One of the very few Greek Jews who survived the Holocaust, Esther Cohen, has died in her native Ioannina in northwestern Greece. She was 96. 

She was the only survivor in her family as her parents and siblings were killed. There are now only 20 Greek Jews that survived the Holocaust who are still alive.

She was also the second to last Jew left in Ioannina.

Ethnic Greeks from Albania with Covid-19 hospitalized in Ioannina

Greek authorities approved the transfer of three ethnic Greeks from Albania with Covid-19 to the University Hospital of Ioannina in northwestern Greece for treatment, according to state-run news agency ANA-MPA.

The three patients, who are seriously ill, were driven across the border in Kakavia in ambulances on Monday night.

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