Taiwan scrambles fighter jets after PLA spy plane enters air defence zone

//Taiwan scrambles fighter jets after PLA spy plane enters air defence zone

Taiwan scrambles fighter jets after PLA spy plane enters air defence zone

Taiwan said it scrambled fighter jets on Thursday evening to ward off a Chinese warplane that had entered its air defence identification zone (ADIZ) near a group of islets administered by Taipei.The PLA Air Force Y-8 surveillance aircraft entered the southwest sector of the zone close to the Pratas Islands – known as the Dongsha Islands in mainland China – the defence ministry said.The fighters were scrambled and warnings were broadcast telling the PLA warplane to leave the area, it said in a…

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