This story concerns a conversation that acutally took place between officials from the US government and the Iranian government on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz. An American military aircrew was flying from a base in Europe to Dubai (in the United Arab Emerates also known as UAE).
Iranian Air Defense Site: "Unknown aircraft you are in Iranian airspace. Identify yourself."
American Aircraft: "This is a United States aircraft. I am in Iraqi airspace."
Iranian Air Defense Site: 'You are in Iranian airspace. If you do not depart our airspace we will launch interceptor aircraft!'
American Aircraft: 'This is a United States Marine Corps FA-18 fighter. Send 'em up, We'll wait!'
... no Iranian intercept aircraft ever showed up