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Turkish fighter jet entered Athens FIR without submitting flight plans

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) without submitting flight plans on Wednesday.

The Turkish military aircraft flew over the island of Agathonissi at 11:01 at an altitude of 26,000 feet, the Hellenic National Defence General Staff said.

According to the same announcement, the Turkish F-16 was recognised and intercepted by the Greek airforce.