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China lands first military plane on disputed reef: state media

Beijing landed a military plane on a disputed South China Sea reef it has built up into an artificial island, officials said on April 18, in the first confirmation of such a flight.

An air force plane landed on Fiery Cross reef in the Spratlys archipelago on April 17 to evacuate sick workers, a news report posted online by China’s defence ministry said…

Source: China lands first military plane on disputed reef: state media – ASIA

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