Greek and Turkish fighter jets engage in dog fights over the Aegean Sea

There were 13 violations of Greek airspace

A few hours after the new provocative Turkish NAVTEX that blocks areas within the Greek continental shelf, six F-16 fighters, two F-4 fighters, a CN-235 reconnaissance aircraft, and a helicopter committed 13 violations of Greek airspace and seven infringements of air traffic rules in Athens FIR.

Turkish aircraft also flew over Oinousses, while in four cases the violations of Greek airspace turned into four dog fights with the Greek fighter jets that took off to intercept them.

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Turkish aircraft flew over the Northeast, Central, and Southeast Aegean.

According to Hellenic National Defence General Staff (HNDGS), the above aircraft were identified and intercepted in accordance with international rules of engagement.