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Conflict Incident Report

Army: Israeli flight over Lebanon

Date of incident: 
August 7, 2015
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

A reconnaissance plane affiliated with the Israeli military violated, at 2:15 pm yesterday, the Lebanese airspace over Naqoura, and effectuated circular flights off Beirut, Metn, and Baabda, a communiqué by the army indicated on Friday.
The spying jet left at 6:45 am today from above Naqoura.

Primary category: 
Air Space Violation
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Israeli border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts instigated by Israeli intrusions on Lebanese national territories, airspace, and territorial waters. While there currently is no Israeli military occupation on Lebanese soil, these events are classified as violations of Lebanese sovereignty and are indicative of the continuous tensions between Lebanon and Israel.