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    Two Chinese Fighter Jets Intercept US Plane Over East China Sea

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    Chinese fighter jets reportedly intercepted a US military aircraft over the East China Sea.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted a US military aircraft over the East China Sea, media reported citing unnamed officials.

    A WC-135 Constant Phoenix aircraft was intercepted by Chinese fighter jets while it was conducting a routine mission, NBC said Thursday. The report added that the crew of the US aircraft described the intercept as “unprofessional.”

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