Turkish drones in Cyprus endanger commercial flights, says flight safety group

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A Turkish drone base in the breakaway north of divided Cyprus could increase safety risks for thousands of commercial flights that cross the airspace around the eastern Mediterranean island, a flight safety group has warned.

 

FSF-Med, an NGO affiliated with the Washington, DC-based International Flight Safety Foundation, said on Tuesday that the planned upgrading of the Turkish air base in Gecitkale – called Lefkoniko in Greek – may compound a communications and coordination problem between aviation authorities in Turkey and Cyprus that has already compromised flight safety for...


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Turkish drones in Cyprus endanger commercial flights, says flight safety group


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