Taiwan Says Chinese Fighter Enters ADIZ for Sixth Time in 10 Days
Taiwan Says Chinese Fighter Enters ADIZ for Sixth Time in 10 Days

Taiwan Says Chinese Fighter Enters ADIZ for Sixth Time in 10 Days

A People’s Liberation Army (PLA) fighter jet approached Taiwan’s airspace at noon on Friday (June 19), the sixth time in 10 days a Chinese warplane has neared the country, according to the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense’s Air Force Command Headquarters. At noon on Friday, a Chengdu J-10 was detected entering Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ). After being met with a Taiwanese air reconnaissance patrol aircraft, the plane departed Taiwan’s ADIZ.

This incident marks the sixth time since June 9 that Chinese military aircraft have violated Taiwan’s ADIZ. Most of these recent episodes have occurred at the southwest corner of Taiwan’s ADIZ. In a press release issued by the Taiwan Air Force Command Headquarters, the aircraft entered the zone at noon on FridayThe previous five incidents included several Su-30 fighter jets on June 9, a Shaanxi Y-8 transport plane on June 12, a J-10 on June 16, a J-10 and a Y-8 on June 17, and a J-10 and a Shenyang J-11 on June 18.

Taiwan Says Chinese Fighter Enters ADIZ for Sixth Time in 10 Days
People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Chengdu J-10
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