Chinese military helicopters form the number 70 as part of the National Day parade in Beijing. Photo: AP

Fatal crash highlights Chinese air force’s flaws, with drill and equipment problems implicated in deaths of three, including pilot who flew in National Day military parade

  • The deaths of three airmen in a helicopter crash and a second accident days later point to problems with training and equipment
  • The crashes happened within a span of 10 days, amid an increased number of intensive drills
Topic |   China military

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Chinese military helicopters form the number 70 as part of the National Day parade in Beijing. Photo: AP
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