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Chinese jets intercept US military plane over East China Sea

S.China Morning Post Friday, 19 May 2017
Two Chinese SU-30 fighter jets carried out what the US military described on Thursday as an “unprofessional” intercept of a US radiation detection aircraft while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea. “The issue is being addressed with China through appropriate diplomatic and military channels,” said air force spokeswoman Lieutenant Colonel Lori Hodge. Hodge said the US characterisation of the incident was based on initial reports from the...
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Two Chinese aircraft carry out what the U.S. military describes an "unprofessional" intercept of an American plane meant to detect radiation while it flew in international airspace. Ryan Brooks reports.

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