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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli plane violates national skies

Date of incident: 
July 18, 2014

An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated on Thursday night at 6:55 p.m. the Lebanese airspace from above Rmeish village, a Lebanese Army said on Friday.

The enemy plane effectuated U-shaped manoeuvres in the skies of Riyak, Baalbek, and Hermel, and then left towards the occupied Palestinian territories at 11:55 p.m. from above Alma Shaab.

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.