Xu Shuaijun (top, right) attempted to fly to the disputed Diaoyu Islands on a hot-air balloon, but crash-landed into the sea. Photos: AFP, SCMP

Chinese balloonist rescued by Japan after failed flight to disputed islands

Japanese coastguard plucks protester from sea before handing him over to Chinese patrol ship

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Xu Shuaijun (top, right) attempted to fly to the disputed Diaoyu Islands on a hot-air balloon, but crash-landed into the sea. Photos: AFP, SCMP
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