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Attention! Warplane on Athens-Lamia highway Apr 5/2017 PICTURES

Motorists will be surprised to see a war plane on the Athens-Lamia highway on Wednesday, April 5th 2017.

According to a statement issued by Greek Traffic police, motorists on the highway lane to Athens are requested to drive at a speed no higher than 50 km per hour and thus between 11:oo a.m. and 03:00 p.m.

Motorists are not allowed to overtaking the oversized vehicle carrying the load. (Length: 27.30 m., Width: 8.40 m. Height: 4.80 m.).

For their convenience, drivers can leave the main stream traffic NNR Athens – Lamia any highway exit in order to move on adjacent roads.


  1. around 11: 30-12:00,  from the arrival of the transport vehicle in the Afidnes toll station until its crossing,  following vehicles are allowed to overtake.
  2. from 01:00 to 3:00 pm traffic will be temporarily and gradually stopped on the Tatoiou road, from Kaliftaki until the Erithrea intersection.

The war plane, an RF4 Fantom will be transported from the airbase in Tanagra to the Air Force Museum in Tatoi, where it will be painted and exhibited.

The traffic measures will apply from Tanagra interchange until the Kaliftaki bridge while crossings will be open for those who want to follow other routes.

Police kindly requests motorists to follow instructions by Traffic police and obey traffic sings.

Pictures from the transport released by the Greek Air Force.

RF 4 is a McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom, a two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor aircraft/fighter-bomber.


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