An extract from the South China Sea Probing Initiative report from June 24, when it says it recorded four US surveillance aircraft operating near the strategic Bashi Channel. Photo: SCS Probing Initiative An extract from the South China Sea Probing Initiative report from June 24, when it says it recorded four US surveillance aircraft operating near the strategic Bashi Channel. Photo: SCS Probing Initiative
An extract from the South China Sea Probing Initiative report from June 24, when it says it recorded four US surveillance aircraft operating near the strategic Bashi Channel. Photo: SCS Probing Initiative

US spy planes posing as airliners ‘serious threat’ in South China Sea

  • Beijing says US Air Force used fake identities at least 100 times this year, putting civilian flights at risk.
  • Accusation follows similar claim by think tank using open source aviation responder records

Topic |   South China Sea
An extract from the South China Sea Probing Initiative report from June 24, when it says it recorded four US surveillance aircraft operating near the strategic Bashi Channel. Photo: SCS Probing Initiative An extract from the South China Sea Probing Initiative report from June 24, when it says it recorded four US surveillance aircraft operating near the strategic Bashi Channel. Photo: SCS Probing Initiative
An extract from the South China Sea Probing Initiative report from June 24, when it says it recorded four US surveillance aircraft operating near the strategic Bashi Channel. Photo: SCS Probing Initiative
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