The grainy black and white images, captured by a hand-held videotape from the cockpit of the EP-3, shows the same Chinese F-8 that collided with the EP-3 earlier this month crossing in front of the slower reconnaissance plane, diving below it and jostling it in its jet wash, and most dramatically, flying erratically within the EP-3's wing tips.
The Chinese pilot was visible in his cockpit and appeared to wave at the camera. It is not known whether the pilot was Wang Wei, who died in the recent collision, said Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.
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