The incident involved a US EP-3 reconnaissance aircraft (seen above, in an undated photo) and two Chinese J-11 fighter jets, the Associated Press reported. Photo: EPA The incident involved a US EP-3 reconnaissance aircraft (seen above, in an undated photo) and two Chinese J-11 fighter jets, the Associated Press reported. Photo: EPA
The incident involved a US EP-3 reconnaissance aircraft (seen above, in an undated photo) and two Chinese J-11 fighter jets, the Associated Press reported. Photo: EPA

Beijing and Washington offer differing versions of spy plane intercept in South China Sea

Pentagon reports that two Chinese fighter jets approached US military reconnaissance plane, coming as close as about 15 metres

Topic |   South China Sea
The incident involved a US EP-3 reconnaissance aircraft (seen above, in an undated photo) and two Chinese J-11 fighter jets, the Associated Press reported. Photo: EPA The incident involved a US EP-3 reconnaissance aircraft (seen above, in an undated photo) and two Chinese J-11 fighter jets, the Associated Press reported. Photo: EPA
The incident involved a US EP-3 reconnaissance aircraft (seen above, in an undated photo) and two Chinese J-11 fighter jets, the Associated Press reported. Photo: EPA
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