More Overflights of Greek Islands by Turkish Fighter Jets

ATHENS – A pair of Turkish F-16 fighter jets on Wednesday flew over the Greek islands of Farmakonisi, Lipsi, Fourni and Oinousses in the Aegean. This was the second time Turkish jets flew over Greek islands on the same day.

The F-16s flew over Farmakonisi at 12:13, Lipsi at 12:15, Fourni at 12:17, and Oinousses at 12:24, at a height of 26,000 feet.

Another pair of F-16s had flown over the islands Arkii, Lipsi, Agathonisi, Samos, Fourni and Oinousses earlier the same morning.

On each occasion, the Turkish planes were recognised and intercepted by Greek fighter aircraft in accordance with standard practice and international rules.


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