On the 19th of August, 2 formations consisting of 22 Turkish fighter aircraft in total, committed 12 infringements of the Air Traffic Regulations (ICAO) and 20 violations of the Hellenic National Airspace, 1 of which was National Territory overflight.
2 engagements ensued with the Hellenic Air Force interception fighters, while 8 of the Turkish aircraft were armed.
All violating aircraft were intercepted and identified, according to the relevant international rules and procedures.
Detailed Information on National Territory Overflights
At 11:00 , 4 Turkish aircraft overflew the Greek island Farmakonisi, at 1000 ft.