Chinese military aircraft again enters Taiwan’s southwest ADIZ

Focus Taiwan
Date: 10/11/2020
By: Matt Yu and Joseph Yeh

A Chinese Shaanxi Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft. Photo courtesy of the Ministry of National Defense.

Taipei, Oct. 11 (CNA) A Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sunday, marking the 17th such incursion by the Chinese military into the nation's ADIZ in less than a month.

According to the Ministry of National Defense (MND), a Shaanxi Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft entered the the nation's southwest ADIZ earlier in the day.

In response, Taiwan's military sent aircraft to monitor the Chinese aircraft, issuing radio warnings and mobilizing air defense systems before it left the ADIZ, the MND said.

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