Turkish helicopter violates Athens FIR

13 January 2016
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A Turkish helicopter S-70 flew over the islet Zourafa, east of the island of Samothrace at 10:40 on Wednesday violating the Athens FIR.

According to General Staff’s announcement, the Turkish helicopter entered Athens FIR at 10:32 without a flight plan and left the Athens FIR at 10:42. The helicopter was recognised according to the international rules and the established practice.

The Turkish fleet is currently holding a Q1 operational training at Xiros gulf, said relevant sources.

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