Turkish Air Force F-16s intercepted Greek F-16s.
Turkish Air Force F-16 fighter jets intercepted six Hellenic Air Force F-16 jets approaching the Turkish NAVTEX waters. Ministry of National Defense announced:
“On August 27th 2020, radars of Turkish Air Forces have spotted six F-16 fighter jets en route to RoC from Crete island. Turkish Air Force F-16 jets were launched from TRNC and sent to intercept the aforementioned fleet that had approached the NAVTEX airspace on southwestern aerospace of the Cyprus island and identified them as Hellenic Air Force jets via visual confirmation and guided the fleet out of NAVTEX airspace.
Our Naval and Aerial forces work tirelessly to reassure and protect our rights, cause and assets in the Eastern Mediterranean waters.”
27 Ağustos 2020 tarihinde Girit Adası'ndan kalkarak GKRY'ye doğru giden ve Navtex ilan edilen bölgeye yaklaşan Yunanistan’a ait 6 adet F-16 uçağı, Hava Kuvvetlerimize ait F-16 uçakları tarafından önleme yapılarak bölgeden uzaklaştırılmıştır.https://t.co/yntVao9lgz#MSB #TSK pic.twitter.com/9V46V3Gve7
— T.C. Millî Savunma Bakanlığı (@tcsavunma) August 28, 2020