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Turkish Warplanes Violate Greek Airspace for Fourth Consecutive Day

On Thursday,   Turkish fighter jets violated Greek airspace for the fourth consecutive day in a row, by flying over the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean. Eight F-16s in formations of two and two more F-4s flew over Greek waters, carrying out...

Turkish Fighter Jets Infringe Athens FIR, Fly Over Greek Islets in Aegean

Two Turkish Air Force F-16s illegally entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) and flew over the Greek islets Levitha and Mavria west of Kalymnos on Friday, the Hellenic National Defence General Staff announced. The pair of Turkish F-16s entered...

Six Turkish Fighter Jets Enter Athens FIR Without Submitting Flight Plan

Six Turkish fighter jets entered Athens FIR on Wednesday without submitting a flight plan, the National Defense General Staff (HNDGS) said. The first pair of Turkish F-16's entered the Greek capital's FIR at 15:14 and at 15:27 flew over the...

Turkish Aircraft Violate Athens FIR on Wednesday

Four F-16 Turkish aircraft flew over Kalogeri islets, northeast of the island of Andros, at 29,000 feet at 11:56 a.m. on Wednesday. According to General Staff's announcement, the four Turkish aircraft violated Athens FIR without submitting a flight plan. The...

Several Turkish Αircraft Ιntruded Ιnto Greek Αirspace, Athens FIR on Monday

There were multiple infringements of the Athens Flight information Region (FIR) and violations of Greece's airspace by Turkish military aircraft on Monday, according to an announcement by the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (HNDGS). Two Turkish F-4 fighter aircraft and...

More Violations and Dogfights as Turkish Fighter Jets Enter Greece's Airspace

Two Turkish fighter jets and two naval cooperation aircraft entered Athens’ FIR on Tuesday without submitting a flight plan. Greek authorities recorded three violations of air traffic rules which resulted in two violations of national airspace over the northeastern and southeastern...

Greek-Turkish Dogfights Over the Aegean on Monday; Violations of Greek Airspace

Two violations over Greek air space by two pairs of Turkish jets were noted on Monday. Lately, violations have escalated along with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's fiery rhetoric encouraging Turkish youth to question the peace Treaty of Lausanne...

Turkish Military Planes Enter Athens FIR, in First Infringement Since July 14

A pair of Turkish fighter planes on Friday entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR), in the first infringement of the Athens FIR since a failed coup attempt in the neighbouring country. According the Hellenic National Defence General Staff...

Turkish Jet Fighters Violate Greek Airspace 42 Times

Four Turkish F-16 jet fighters, three naval aircraft and six helicopters on Monday entered the Athens FIR without submitting flight plans. There were 18 violations of traffic rules in the Athens FIR that evolved in 42 violations of national airspace...

Turkish Violations Over Greek Air Space During Holy Week

Turkish violations in the Aegean continued on Good Friday when a Turkish military aircraft flew over Inousses and Panagia. The Turkish military aircraft violated the Athens FIR when it flew over the island of Inousses at a low altitude at 10:53, 10:56...