At least 11 inmates escaped from a Greek prison Friday night after gunmen brazenly attacked the site with grenades and automatic weapons, kicking off a nightlong standoff between police and prisoners. Two guards were injured, one of them seriously.
Two Quebec inmates staged a dramatic helicopter escape from prison Sunday and were captured shortly after. Here are some other notable helicopter prison breaks.
A brazen though ultimately unsuccessful Quebec helicopter jailbreak over the weekend allegedly began after a gun was pulled on the helicopter’s pilot.
Quebec provincial police have arrested four people, including two escaped inmates, after a brazen jailbreak and an escape via helicopter Sunday afternoon.