Moment When China’s Fighter Jet, Warship Threaten American Military Plane in South China Sea


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A Chinese fighter jet warned a US military reconnaissance aircraft to turn away from the Chinese airspace amid the ongoing tensions between the two countries. The incident occurred on Friday when the US Navy jet was flying at 21,500 feet over the South China Sea, 30 miles from the contested Paracel Islands, a group of small atolls, the biggest of which are home to Chinese military bases, CNN reported. While the American jet was flying near the Chinese airspace, a voice on the radio from the Chinese airport said, “American aircraft. Chinese airspace is 12 nautical miles. Not approaching any...