Turkish Air Force

Eight violations of Greek airspace by 4 Turkish jets

In what could be considered a quiet night in comparison to previous cases, four Turkish F-16 fighter jets violated Greek airspace 8 times on Wednesday. According to the Hellenic National Defence General Staff, two of the aircraft were armed, and the interception by Hellenic Air Force jets led to a dogfight. A CN-235 reconnaissance aircraft also infringed Greek airspace during the day.

Turkish jets back in Greek air space

Five Turkish military aircraft violated Greek air space in the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean eight times on Wednesday, leading to one mock dogfight with Greek jets that were dispatched to the area.

The Turkish aircraft - four F-16s and one CN-235 - also violated the Athens Flight Information Region four times.

Turkey violates Greek airspace 42 times!

The Turkish Air force violated Greek airspace a total of 42 times on Tuesday. Two reconnaissance CN-235 aircraft accounted for 34 of the violations, with a total of 8 Turkish planes infringing the Athens FIR without permission. The CN-235 followed a high altitude flight path, with 2 armed F-16 fighter jets accompanying them, according to information obtained by Protothema.gr.

Greek Defense Minister Says Every Turkish Jet that Violates Greek Air Space Will be Intercepted

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos on Wednesday sounded a note of defiance during visits to two Hellenic Air Force bases, on Skyros and in Thessaloniki, following a spike in Turkish violations of Greek air space over the Aegean, Ekathimerini reports.