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Chinese fighter jets came “dangerously” close to the Dutch helicopter

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun8,2024

Chinese fighters “dangerous&rdquo ; approached the helicopter of the Netherlands

The fighter jets of the Chinese Air Force flew around the frigate of the Netherlands and approached the Dutch helicopter in the East China Sea, which “caused a potentially dangerous situation”. This was announced by the Ministry of Defense of the Netherlands on Saturday, June 8, according to Reuters. 

In the statement of the ministry it is said that on Friday, June 7, the frigate HNLMS Tromp carried out a patrol in support of UN sanctions against of North Korea, when it was flown several times by two Chinese fighter jets.

Later, two Chinese fighter jets and a helicopter approached the ship's helicopter NH90.

“The incident happened in international airspace”, – he notes. The Ministry of Defense of the Netherlands.

Next, the frigate HNLMS Tromp will head to Japan and then to Hawaii to participate in naval exercises.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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