A US Navy P-8A was tracked to within 100km of Shanghai. Photo: AFPA US Navy P-8A was tracked to within 100km of Shanghai. Photo: AFP
A US Navy P-8A was tracked to within 100km of Shanghai. Photo: AFP

US warplane approaches Shanghai as tensions remain high amid consulate closures

  • Anti-submarine aircraft came within 100km of the city – one of the closest passes in recent years – according to a university think tank
  • US aircraft have been regularly approaching the Chinese coast
Topic |   US-China decoupling
A US Navy P-8A was tracked to within 100km of Shanghai. Photo: AFPA US Navy P-8A was tracked to within 100km of Shanghai. Photo: AFP
A US Navy P-8A was tracked to within 100km of Shanghai. Photo: AFP
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