Greece puts four Turkish jets under radar lock, violates airspace: General Staff
Four F-4/2020 planes were put under a radar lock by Greek forces as they were flying over the Aegean Sea. DHA PhotoGreek jets put four Turkish military aircraft under a radar lock while they were flying in international space over the Aegean Sea, The Turkish General Staff said in a statement May 6.
“Four F-4/2020 performing a flight in international space over the Aegean Sea were harassed by Greek planes that took off from the Limani airport and put them under radar lock for a total of 11 minutes,” the statement said.
The General Staff also claimed that a Greek military helicopter had violated Turkey’s airspace for around four minutes off the coasts of Kuşadası in the province of Aydın.
“An S-40 helicopter belonging to Greece violated Turkish airspace [near] Kuşadası,” the statement added.
The Turkish military also said Syrian air defense systems put a Turkish jet patrolling the border in the southern province of Hatay under a radar lock for over two minutes.