Former US Air Force colonel Todd Hohn (pictured in 2016) has been identified as the FedEx pilot who was detained and released in Guangzhou, China, last week. Photo: US Air Force via AP

China confirms detention and release of American FedEx pilot after airgun pellets allegedly found in luggage

  • Foreign ministry said the US pilot was released on bail pending further investigation
  • It is plausible that China issued instructions to local authorities to ‘harass’ FedEx, says Jorge Guajardo, a former Mexican ambassador to China
Topic |   US-China relations

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Former US Air Force colonel Todd Hohn (pictured in 2016) has been identified as the FedEx pilot who was detained and released in Guangzhou, China, last week. Photo: US Air Force via AP
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