Tag: Turkey coup

Erdogan Orders F-16 Patrol Flights Across Turkey

Reading Time: 1 minute President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday instructed military combat planes to conduct patrols across Turkey, two days after F-16s and choppers flew above the country in a failed coup attempt. The patrol flights are being conducted for airspace control and security purposes as per Erdogan’s instructions. F-16 combat jets were used by coup leaders late […]

Turkey Coup: All Flights From Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport Canceled

Reading Time: 2 minutes All flights from Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport have been canceled, a Reuters witness said on Friday, citing a pilot, after the military said it had taken control of the government. Turkey’s armed forces said on Friday they had taken power in the country to protect the democratic order and to maintain human rights. Turkish President Recep […]