Turkey violates Greek airspace 141 times in a day – Athens blast ‘flagrant violation’

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Twenty Turkish F-16 maritime surveillance aircrafts entered Greek skies [Getty]

 

TENSIONS between Greece and Turkey are increasing after Athens accused Ankara of violating its airspace 141 times in just one day.

Twenty Turkish F-16, 5 CN-235 maritime surveillance aircraft and 19 helicopters entered the Athens flight information region without submitting a flight plan, according to Greek reports. Continue reading

Greece Scrambles Jets to Intercept Turkish Warplanes in Airspace Violation

Six Turkish aircraft, two of them armed, violated the Greek airspace 20 times, defense officials said.

Turkish planes, flying in a formation, violated Greek airspace 20 times on Wednesday, officials said, cited by the local Kathimerini newspaper. Continue reading