Combat aircraft United States dangerously close to a Chinese ship in the area of the Philippines

In the skies over the South China sea dangerously close combat, two aircraft American military aircraft P-3 and a Chinese military aircraft. It is reported Reuters.


As noted, representatives of the Navy, the United States has called the incident unintentional. According to the spokesman of the Agency, the incident occurred in the area between the Philippines and mainland China. As stated, the distance between the aircraft was about a thousand feet.


Similar cases between the aircraft of the United States and China are rare, according to the source Agency. Last year there were only two.

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