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PLA pilot warns Taiwanese flier in rare airborne face-off

A People’s Liberation Army Air Force pilot flying an H-6K strategic bomber on Thursday morning told a Taiwanese airman on board an F-16 fighter to leave the vicinity “or proceed at your peril,” in a rare direct radio communication within the island’s air defense zone. The 50-second communication at around 9am was accidentally picked up […]