Chinese military intelligence-gathering aircraft seen over islands in South China Sea


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June 10 (UPI) -- China flew more than a dozen military transport aircraft over islands in the South China Sea run by Malaysia. In response, Malaysia has sent a fighter jet to investigate. A news release by the Royal Malaysian Air Force stated that 16 aircraft from the People's Liberation Army Air Force approached Malaysia's coast in tactical formation. Advertisement The unannounced appearance was detected by air defense radars at 11:52 a.m. MYT on Monday. The vessels didn't respond to contact attempts by Malaysian air traffic controllers. After that, the Royal Malaysian Air Force sent combat jets from the Labuan...