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Acropolis flyover cancelled due to dusty weather

Acropolis flyover cancelled due to dusty weather

A planned flight of fighter aircraft over the Acropolis Hill on Friday afternoon as part of the multinational air force exercise Iniochos 2022 was cancelled, due to the windy weather which brought Saharan dust over Attica.

The flyovers had been planned from 1.45 p.m. to 2.15 p.m.

Iniochos 22 is being conducted in the greater area of ​​the Athens Flight Information Region, involving a total of 1,900 staff and, in addition to the aircraft carriers, 130 aircraft and helicopters of all types from 20 countries, as well as 10 naval surface units.

In addition to France and the United States, participants include Israel, Italy, Slovenia, Bulgaria, the Republic of Cyprus, Austria and Canada, with observers from Egypt, Albania, North Macedonia, the UK, India, Kuwait, Croatia, Morocco and Saudi Arabia.