Two Turkish aircrafts violate Greek national 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 developed in two violations of national airspace over the northeastern and southeastern Aegean.

In all instances, the Turkish aircraft were identified and intercepted by corresponding Greek fighter jets. In three instances, the interception developed into a dogfight. The two Turkish aircraft were armed.