Chinese anti-submarine plane enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

Focus Taiwan
Date: 12/06/2020
By: Emerson Lim and Matt Yu

Photo courtesy of the Ministry of National Defense

Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) A Chinese military Y-8 anti-submarine plane entered Taiwan's southwest air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sunday afternoon, the fifth day on which such incursions have occurred in December, according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND).

According to an MND report, the Y-8 entered the airspace between southwest Taiwan and the Taiwan-controlled Dongsha Islands, also known as the Pratas Islands, in the South China Sea.

Taiwan's Air Force responded by scrambling planes to monitor the Chinese aircraft, issuing radio warnings and mobilizing air defense systems, the ministry said.    [FULL  STORY]

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