Australia has protested an incursion by armed Indonesian air force F-5Es against unarmed Royal Australian Air Force F-18As and a 707 refueling tanker south of Kupang, West Timor. The RAAF says its aircraft had arranged diplomatic clearances for their flight to Singapore for a joint military exercise with the Singaporeans, U.K., Malaysia and New Zealand as part of the Five Powers defense alliance. Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid said they entered his country's airspace. The F-5s ...
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