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Greek Fighter jets intercepted Turkish F-16s over the Aegean Sea

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The Turkish Air Force violated Greek airspace over the Aegean Sea on Wednesday morning multiple times, resulting in multiple mock dogfights with Greek fighter jets.

Greek Fighter jets intercepted Turkish F-16s over the Aegean Sea
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A pair of Turkish F-16 fighter jets flew over the Greek Island of Arki at 10:18 at 27,000 feet, at 10:21 at 26,000 feet, and at 10:28 at 22,000 feet.

The aircraft also flew over Lipsi at 10:19 flying at 27,000 feet, at 10:22 and 10:24 at 26,000 feet, and at 10:26 at 21,000 feet.

The Turkish fighter jets flew over Agathonisi at 10:29 at 25,000 feet, over Samos at 10:33 at 25,000 feet, over Fourni at 10:37 at 26,000 feet, and over Oinousses at 10:43 at 28,000 feet.

Greek Fighter jets intercepted Turkish F-16s over the Aegean Sea
United States F/A-18 Super Hornets and Greek F-16 Fighting Falcons conduct air-to-air training over the Ionian Sea as a part of Neptune Strike 2022, Feb. 3. Neptune Strike 2022 | Photo by OR-8 Florian Fergen

A pair of Turkish F-16s also flew at 12:13 over Farmakonisi, at 12:15 over Lipsi, at 12:17 over Fourni, and at 12:24 over Oinousses at 26,000.

According to the Greek Ministry of Defense, the fighter jets of the Turkish Air Force were identified and intercepted by Greek fighter jets in compliance with international regulations.

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