Turkish Fighter Jets Enter Athens FIR Without Submitting Flight Plan

August 26, 2019

Two Turkish fighter jets entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) without submitting flight plans on Monday, and at 12:03 flew over the islets of Anthropofagi and Makronisi, between Ikaria and Agathonisi, at an altitude of 22,400 feet.

Another two Turkish fighter jets flew over the same islets a minute later.

According to the Greek National Defence General Staff, the two F-16s and two F-4s of the Turkish Air Force were recognised and intercepted by Greek fighter jets.


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