US Says Chinese Jets Intercept US Aircraft
May 19 , 2017
As per reports, US military said that two Chinese Sukhoi Su-30 jets have carried out an unprofessional intercept of a US aircraft.
One of the Chinese jets came almost 45m close to the US WC-135 plane and flew upside down above it.
The US aircraft was on a mission to find out radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.
Sources said that Air Force spokesman Lt Col Lori Hodge called the intercept unprofessional because of the manoeuvres by the Chinese pilot. He also pointed out the speeds and proximity of both aircraft.