STILL MISSING IN CHINA
|Name||Date of Loss||Biography|
|Dunn, Joseph P||14-Feb-68||D043|
|Fegan, Ronald J.||09-Aug-65||F351|
|Glasson, William A.||12-Apr-66||G017|
|Jordan, Larry M.||12-Apr-66||J018|
|Murphy, Terence M.||09-Apr-65||M458|
|Scott, Dain V.||21-Aug-67||S012|
|Trembley, Jay F.||21-Aug-67||T016|
|Winkler, John Anthony||22-Nov-65||W145|
|Buckley, Jimmy L.||21-Aug-67||B440||Ashes returned 16-Dec-75|
|Downey, John||29-Nov-52||D602||Released 12-Mar-73|
|Fectau, Richard||29-Nov-52||F602||Released 12-Dec-71|
|Flynn, Robert||21-Aug-67||F049||Released 15-Mar-73|
|Pugh, Kenneth||12-Apr-66||P054||Ashes returned 16-Dec-75|
|Smith, Philip E.||20-Sep-65||S106||Released 15 Mar-73|
April 2, 2001
US airplane was probing new warship
By Brian Hsu
A US Navy surveillance aircraft that was forced to make an
emergency landing on Hainan Island on Sunday was collecting information
on a Russian-made Sovremenny-class destroyer, an intelligence source
told the Taipei Times
The propeller-driven EP-3 plane had attempted to fly away after colliding with one of two Chinese jet fighters, the intelligence source said. The collision caused the fighter to crash into the sea......
Major Intelligence Coup for China
U.S. forces are on heightened alert after a game of aerial chicken turned deadly over the South China Sea.
A U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries spy plane was forced to land inside China on Sunday after colliding with a People's Liberation Army Air Force jet fighter 62 miles southeast of Hainan Island.......
Sailor Says U.S. Spy Crew Was Moved
BEIJING -- Chinese authorities have moved the 24 crew members of a
U.S. Navy surveillance plane to a military guesthouse, a Chinese sailor
said Monday, a day after an in-flight collision forced the aircraft to
land on a Chinese
The EP-3 plane was standing empty at the military airfield where it landed in the town of Lingshui on Hainan island, said the sailor, who refused to give his name and was contacted by telephone at an adjacent naval facility.......
China to use crew as 'hostages'?
At least one China expert believes Beijing may be using 24 U.S. crewmen -- from a Navy EP-3 "Orion" surveillance plane it now holds -- as "hostages" to force Washington to extradite a former People's Liberation Army senior colonel back to the mainland.
Yang Chih-heng, deputy director of the Strategic and International
Studies under the private Taiwan Research Institute, a think tank, said
the timing of an incident involving a Chinese F-8 fighter, which
"bumped" the U.S. plane
Hainan incident: Foreign and domestic entanglements
South China Sea near Hainan Island, Sunday morning, approximately 9:10 am local time.
Chinese version: An American spy plane is shadowed by two fighter
jets. The American plane maneuvers abruptly and rams and downs one of
the fighters. The US plane makes an unauthorized landing at Hainan
US version: An Okinawa-based US Navy EP-3 electronic surveillance
plane (crew of 24) on a routine mission in international airspace is
shadowed by two Chinese F-8 fighters, is bumped accidentally by one of
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