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Chinese Jet Flew Within 20 Feet of US Military Aircraft

Chinese Jet Flew Within 20 Feet of US Military Aircraft
An RC-135 in flight (Burnstuff2003/Dreamstime.com)

Thursday, 29 December 2022 12:41 PM EST

A Chinese military plane came within 20 feet of a U.S. air force aircraft and forced it to take evasive maneuvers to avoid a collision over the South China Sea, the U.S. military said on Thursday.

The incident, which involved a Chinese Navy J-11 fighter jet and a U.S. air force RC-135 aircraft, took place on December 21, the U.S. military added in a statement.

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A Chinese military plane came within 20 feet of a U.S. air force aircraft and forced it to take evasive maneuvers to avoid a collision over the South China Sea, the U.S. military said Thursday.
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Thursday, 29 December 2022 12:41 PM
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