Turkish military aircraft infringe Athens FIR on Monday

A formation of four Turkish military aircraft flew over the islets of Anthropofagi and Makronissi in the island complex of Fourni on Monday without submitting a flight plan.

According to Hellenic National Defence General Staff, four Turkish aircrafts (two F4s and two F16s) infringed Greek airspace at 14:03 and 14:06 on Monday. The aircraft flew over Makronisi and Anthropofaghi at an altitute of 18,000 and 12,500 feet, respectively. The two F4s left Athens FIR at 14:28 and the F16s at 14:35 respectively.

The Turkish aircraft were recognised and intercepted by Greek military aircraft.