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Chinese aircraft performed 'unsafe' manoeuvre near U.S. plane -Pentagon

A Chinese aircraft performed an unsafe manoeuvre during an air intercept of a U.S. spy plane last week, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday, an incident revealed just as Chinese President Xi Jinping kicks off a week-long U.S. visit. The intercept occurred on Sept. 15, about 80 miles east of the Shandong peninsula in the Yellow Sea and involved an American RC-135 reconnaissance plane, said Peter Cook, the Pentagon spokesman. "The pilot reported that he felt ... the (Chinese) aircraft passed… ( More...

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