Friday, July 22, 2016

Electrical Power Restored To Incirlik Air Base One Week After The Attempted Coup

NBC News: Incirlik Air Base: Power Restored to Key U.S. Site After Coup

Turkey has restored power to an air base used by U.S. forces for anti-ISIS strikes almost a week after it was cut following the failed coup, the Defense Department announced Friday.

Commercial power was cut to Incirlik Air Base in southern Turkey and the airspace above it closed within hours of the July 15 attempted military takeover. Turkish commanders at the site were later arrested and led away, accused of allowing at least one tanker aircraft to refuel jets involved in the thwarted mutiny.

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Update: Commercial power back at Turkish air base used in Islamic State fight (Reuters)

WNU Editor: I guess the Turkish now feel confident that those who supported the coup on the base have all been identified and dismissed/arrested.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Good, now we can take our nukes and split!