Calamos Supports Greece
GreekReporter.comGreeceBarrage of Greek Airspace Violations by Turkish Fighter Jets

Barrage of Greek Airspace Violations by Turkish Fighter Jets

A new barrage of provocative violations of Greek airspace by Turkish fighter jets took place on Thursday over the Aegean, with Greek Air Force planes forced to intercept, resulting in a virtual jet fight.
Specifically, Turkish aircraft made 43 violations of national airspace in the Northeast, Central and Southeastern Aegean, and there was also a virtual air fight between Greek and Turkish warplanes.
A total of 13 Turkish aircraft (six F-16 flying in three formations, two CN-235, one T-38 and four helicopters) also committed 12 air traffic law violations in Athens FIR.
The 35 violations were made by the two CN-235 spy aircraft, three violations were made by the T-38, and five by the F-16 formations.
Two of the Turkish fighter planes were armed. These aircraft, according to the Hellenic National Defense General Staff, were identified and intercepted in accordance with international rules.

See all the latest news from Greece and the world at Contact our newsroom to report an update or send your story, photos and videos. Follow GR on Google News and subscribe here to our daily email!

Related Posts