Turkish military helicopters violate Armenia’s air space twice

Turkey’s military transport helicopters have penetrated into Armenia’s air space twice in the recent days, Armenia’s civil aviation department told TASS on Saturday.

“On October 6 and 7 transport helicopters of Turkey’ Armed Forces violated the air space of Armenia,” the source said.

“Air traffic controllers of the Armaeronavigation company have got in contact with their Turkish counterparts who referred to bad weather,” he said noting that the country’s air border was breached in the direction of the city of Armavir, some 48 kilometres from the Armenian capital city of Yerevan, and that the helicopters were en route from the Igdir to Kars regions in Turkey’s east, bordering Armenia.

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