Turkish F-16s at Wittmund Air Base
Luftwaffe Fighter Wing 71 “Richthofen" welcomed its first guests for the NATO exercise Brilliant Arrow 2011 starting 12 September.
On Thursday from 12.30hrs on two Turkish C-160 Transall and five Turkish F-16C/D aircraft landed at Wittmund Air Base. The Turkish contingent comprises 56 personnel and will be stationed in Eastern Friesland until 23 September.
Brilliant Arrow 2011 will take place in Northern Germany and is one of the largest NATO exercises to be held this year.