As part of the emergency state that has been declared following an attempted military coup, the pilots-officers with the Turkish Armed Forces who were suspended or dismissed from service will be able to return to the service in the future. However, they will be able to do it only in case the reasonability of the necessary flying conditions is provided, as well as if they have recommendations of the Armed Forces Commander and the approval of the Turkish Defense Ministry.
The corresponding decree №671 was published in the State Gazette of the Republic of Turkey (Resmi Gazete).
The night of July, 15- 16 an attempted military coup was committed in Turkey. The attempted coup was plotted and organized by Fethullah Gülen - the head of the terrorist organization FETÖ. Currently Gülen lives in Pennsylvania (USA).
Turkey asked the United States to extradiate Fetullah Gulen and presented the evidence of his involvement in FETÖ coup.