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Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace Twice on Monday

According to a statement issued by the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA), two Turkish F-16 jets flew over the Greek island of Oinousses at a height of 26,000 feet on Monday, at 16:04 local time (14:04 GMT). The newest...

Cyprus Protests Turkey’s Airspace Violations to UN

Cyprus officially lodged a complaint on Thursday at the United Nations about Turkey’s continuing violations of its national airspace and territorial waters. The complaint called for an immediate end to Turkey's actions. Along with a letter to the UN Secretary...

Turkish Warplanes Enter Greek Skies over Aegean Sea

More reports came on Friday of Turkish warplanes entering Greek skies, following from more airspace violations earlier this week. Media reports say four Turkish planes flew without permission into the Athens FIR over the eastern Aegean. The jets -- two F4s and...

Cyprus Insists its Airspace Remains Safe

Cyprus' government has called for what it calls "illegal airports" on the island to close -- a reference to the Tymbou (Ercan in Turkish) facility in the island's Turkish-controlled zone. According to local media, government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou on Friday...

Greek Fighter Jet Crashes into the Aegean; Pilot Killed

Greek rescue teams have found the body of the pilot of a Mirage-2000 Hellenic Air Force jet which crashed into the Aegean Sea on Thursday after confronting Turkish planes. The body plus the wreckage of the state-of-the-art plane were located...

Athens, Ankara Deny Helicopter Flight Entered Greek Airspace

Turkish media are reporting comments from the country's leadership denying one of its helicopters violated Greek airspace on Monday. The office of the Turkish prime minister, Binali Yildirim, was quoted by Hurriyet newspaper as rejecting accusations carried in the Greek...

Turkish Forces Violate Greek Airspace, Waters

  Thirty-three Turkish aircraft violated Greek airspace and broke international aviation rules in the first 12 days of February, more than a third of the same number for January alone. According to data from the Hellenic National Defence Forces General Staff,...