Press Releases 2017

01.08.2017 11:15

Suspected territorial violation in the Gulf of Finland


Two Spanish F 18 fighter aircraft are suspected of having violated Finland’s airspace on Tuesday morning 1 August 2017.

The territorial violation took place in the Gulf of Finland south of Upinniemi at 09.00.

The Finnish Border Guard is investigating the matter.


Inquiries: Kirsti Haimila, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Defence, tel. +358 295 140 122.


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