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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli reconnaissance plane violates Lebanon airspace

Date of incident: 
November 12, 2014
Death toll: 
Number of Injured: 

The Lebanese Army Command issued on Wednesday a statement reporting an Israeli breach to the Lebanese airspace.

"An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated on Wednesday Lebanon's airspace at 15:55 from above the sea facing Sidon city, and carried out flights over Khaldeh and Sidon.
The plane left at 17:30 from above the sea facing Naqupoura town," the statement said.

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.