The Chinese military aircraft pictured at the airport at Sanya after transporting three critically ill construction workers from Fiery Cross Reef in the South China Sea. Photo: CCTV
The Chinese military aircraft pictured at the airport at Sanya after transporting three critically ill construction workers from Fiery Cross Reef in the South China Sea. Photo: CCTV

South China Sea reef rescue mission reveals ‘China’s rising maritime strength’

Report of Sunday’s evacuation of three construction workers from Fiery Cross Reef to Hainan hospital is first time PLA has publicly admitted such a landing

Topic |   South China Sea
The Chinese military aircraft pictured at the airport at Sanya after transporting three critically ill construction workers from Fiery Cross Reef in the South China Sea. Photo: CCTV
The Chinese military aircraft pictured at the airport at Sanya after transporting three critically ill construction workers from Fiery Cross Reef in the South China Sea. Photo: CCTV
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