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Turkish fighter jets violated Greek Airspace over Oinousses and Panagia

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Turkish fighter jets flew yesterday over Oinousses and Panagia eleven times, increasing the number of Greek airspace violations in the Aegean.

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet entered the Athens FIR without submitting a flight plan at 1:32 p.m. and flew low over the Greek islet of Panagia, according to the Hellenic National Defense General Staff.

Then, at 1:42 p.m., two Turkish F-16s entered the Athens FIR without submitting a flight plan, flew over Panagia Island at 22,000 feet, then flew over Oinousses at 14,000 feet a few minutes later.

Athens FIR (Greek Airspace) based on ICAO (GEOPOLITIKI.COM)

The same pair of Turkish F-16s flew over Panagia and Oinousses islands violating Greek Airspace two more times till 1:50 a.m., the first at 12,000 feet and the second at 25,000 feet.

Hellenic Air Force (HAF), responded to the Turkish provocation by sending Greek fighter jets to the area where they, successfully recognized and intercepted the Turkish F-16s in accordance with international laws and established procedures.

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