The Pratas Islands are controlled by Taiwan and claimed by mainland China. Photo: CNA The Pratas Islands are controlled by Taiwan and claimed by mainland China. Photo: CNA
The Pratas Islands are controlled by Taiwan and claimed by mainland China. Photo: CNA

Taiwan’s defence chief rejects Hong Kong’s explanation for turning back government flight to Pratas Islands

  • Yen Te-fa questions ‘dangerous activities’ that forced flight to turn around
  • Civil Aviation Department says staff were just following procedure when setting 26,000-foot minimum altitude for plane that had 25,000-foot ceiling

Topic |   Taiwan
The Pratas Islands are controlled by Taiwan and claimed by mainland China. Photo: CNA The Pratas Islands are controlled by Taiwan and claimed by mainland China. Photo: CNA
The Pratas Islands are controlled by Taiwan and claimed by mainland China. Photo: CNA
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