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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli helicopter violates Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
May 30, 2016
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

The LAF communiqué noted that an Israeli Helicopter violated the Lebanese skies at 5:00 p.m. over Mais-Al-Jabal and Blida regions, then left at 5:10 p.m. towards the occupied territories."

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.