7 Israeli Aircrafts Violate Lebanon’s Airspace
29-08-2012 Seven Israeli military aircraft breached Lebanese airspace over several areas in South of Lebanon and the capital Beirut on Tuesday afternoon.
The Lebanese army issued a statement saying that an Israeli reconnaissance plane crossed into Lebanese airspace over the southern border town of Alma al-Shaab at 7 a.m. local time (0400 GMT).
The remote-controlled aircraft made surveillance flights over several areas in southern Lebanon and Beirut before it left Lebanese airspace at 2:15 p.m. local time (1115 GMT) while flying over the village of al-Naqoura, which is situated 91 kilometers (57 miles) south of Beirut.
On Monday, two Israeli fighter jets violated Lebanese airspace over the southern village of Rmeish at 5 p.m. local time (1400 GMT). The warplanes left 15 minutes later, flying over the southern border of Lebanon.
Earlier in the day, an Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle violated Lebanese airspace over the southern village of al-Naqoura at 12:10 p.m. (0910 GMT) and flew over the towns of Baalbek, al-Harmel, and al-Arz. The aircraft flew over the southern border of Lebanon at 6:50 p.m. local time (1550 GMT) and left the country’s airspace.
An Israeli drone breached Lebanon's airspace over the border town of Alma al-Shaab at 11:45 a.m. local time (0845 GMT) on Monday and flew over southern areas of the country. It left Lebanese airspace at 4:20 p.m. local time (1320 GMT).
And two Israeli warplanes crossed into Lebanese airspace on Monday over the border village of Kfar Kila, located 96 kilometers (59 miles) south of Beirut, at 11:05 a.m. local time (0815 GMT) and flew over several areas of Lebanon. The Israeli aircraft left Lebanese airspace at around 12:50 p.m. local time (0950 GMT) while flying over the southern village of Rmeish.