Russia encroaches air space once again

  • 2006-09-07
  • From wire reports
VILNIUS - A helicopter violated Lithuanian air space on Sept. 1 by entering the territory from the Kaliningrad exclave region shortly before midday. The Defense Ministry said that the violation was registered in the Sakiai district at 11:55 a.m. local time when a military helicopter Mi-8 flew several dozen meters into Lithuanian territory at a low altitude. "The violation has been recorded 's an investigation is underway. The incident has been reported to the Foreign Ministry, and we hope for further response via diplomatic channels. Such violations are not welcome, particularly when th...
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