In this Pentagon handout, a Chinese fighter jet is seen from a US Navy P-8 Poseidon aircraft during an incident in which the Pentagon says the Chinese jet came dangerously close to the American aircraft.
Fri Aug 22, 2014 8:35PM GMT
The US military has announced that a Chinese warplane was conducting a “dangerous intercept” over an American Navy aircraft off the coast of China.
The Pentagon press secretary, Rear Adm. John Kirby, said on Friday that Washington has used diplomatic channels to formally protest the Aug. 19 action of the Chinese military.
He described the fighter jet doing a barrel roll over the American plane as “aggressive and demonstrated a lack of due regard for the safety and well-being of the US and Chinese…
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