In the North of Greece landed a Turkish military helicopter

Turkish military helicopter landed in Alexandroupolis in the North of Greece, Reuters reports, citing the Ministry of internal Affairs of the country.

Eight people were on Board, was detained. They asked for political asylum.

Publishing News claims that a BlackHawk helicopter had entered the airspace of Greece, where he was met by two F-16 fighter. When the helicopter passed a distress signal.

It is specified that onboard the helicopter took off form the insignia. However, according to the police, who arrived seven soldiers, one civilian.

According to Greek state TV channel ERT, the detainees were able to participate in the military coup attempt in Turkey.

In the attempted coup in Turkey participated including the national air force. On the night of 16 July, army helicopters attacked government buildings in Ankara, including the headquarters of intelligence, the General staff building of the state television and the office of the company Turksat. Two helicopters were shot down loyal to President Recep Erdogan parts.