Athens: The airport on the Greek island of Naxos was shut Friday after a plane skidded off the runway, the civil aviation agency said.
The 46 passengers and three-person crew on board the ART42 twin-propeller liner disembarked without incident and nobody was injured, the agency said in a statement.
The incident occurred as the Sky Express-operated plane was about to take off on a 1430 GMT flight to Athens.
The passengers travelled on to the destination by ferry.
The island's airport will remain closed until the plane is moved to a safe location, the agency said.