Greek F-16s harrass Turkish warship, aircraft

A Turkish warship was harrassed in international waters, while a Turkish training aircraft was tracked in international air space.

Greek F-16s harrass Turkish warship, aircraft

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey's Chief of Army Staff revealed on Tuesday that the Turkish TCG Turgutreis warship was harrassed by Greek a fighter jet in the Aegean Sea.

The warship, which was returning to Turkey after participating in a NATO exercize off Italy, was in international waters when a Greek F-16 locked its radar on the ship for a total of six minutes.

At the same time, a Turkish training aircraft was tracked by two Greek F-16s in international air space over the Greek island of Limni on three occassions for a total of 29 minutes.

The jets also came within a thousand feet of the training aircraft during the incident.

 

Last Mod: 30 Eylül 2014, 17:53
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