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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli reconnaissance plane violates Lebanon airspace

Date of incident: 
October 24, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

The Lebanese Army Command - Orientation Directorate issued on Friday the following statement:
"At 14: 40 an Israeli reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace from above Alma el Shaab and conducted circular flights above Beirut and its suburbs and Tripoli.
The plane left at 18:50."

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.