On the 23th of December, 2 formations consisting of 16 Turkish fighter aircraft in total, committed 3 infringements of the Air Traffic Regulations (ICAO) and 12 violations of the Hellenic National Airspace, 3 of which was National Territory overflight. 1 engagement ensued with the Hellenic Air Force interception fighters, while 6 of the Turkish aircraft were armed. All violating aircraft were intercepted and identified, according to the relevant international rules and practices.

Detailed Information on National Territory Overflights

At 12:18, 4 Turkish aircraft overflew the Greek island Farmakonisi at 8900 feet
At 12:19, 4 Turkish aircraft overflew the Greek island Agathonisi at 8900 feet
At 12:34, 4 Turkish aircraft overflew the Greek island Fourni at 8500 feet