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Conflict Incident Report

Israeli reconnaissance plane violates Lebanon's Air Space

Date of incident: 
July 23, 2014

The Lebanese Army Command - Orientation Directorate issued yesterday (Tuesday) a statement reporting the violation of the Lebanese airspace by an Israeli reconnaissance plane at 21:00.

The enemy's plane conducted flights over Riyek, Baalbeck, Hermel, South Lebanon and then left, on the second day (Wednesday), from above Kfarkela town at 13:30.

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.