On the 31th of August, 2 formations consisting of 16 Turkish fighter aircraft in total, committed 2 infringements of the Air Traffic Regulations (ICAO) and 21 violations of the Hellenic National Airspace, 1 of which were National Territory overflights.
1 engagement 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 16:28 , 8 Turkish aircraft overflew the Greek island Fournoi, at 3600ft – 7800ft – 21000ft.