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Conflict Incident Report

Fresh Israeli breach of Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
June 30, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

NNA - An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace on Monday morning at 9.00 a.m. over the town of Naqoura, and effectuated u-turn maneuvers above the localities between the Shouf and the South, Army Command-Guidance Directorate said in a communiqué.

The plane then left the Lebanese airspace at 12.30 p.m. from above the town of Kfer Kela, communiqué added.

At 11.15 a.m., two Israeli warplanes violated the Lebanese airspace over the town of Naqoura, and effectuated circular flights above all Lebanese regions, communiqué said.

The two enemy planes then left the Lebanese airspace at 12.35 p.m. from above the sea off the town of Naqoura, communiqué concluded.


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.