Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ; 13th consecutive day Beijing has sent planes into defense zone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sixteen Chinese military planes flew into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sunday (Oct. 3), marking the third intrusion this month.

Eight People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Shenyang J-16 fighter jets, four Sukhoi Su-30 fighter planes, two Shaanxi Y-8 anti-submarine warfare planes, and two KJ-500 airborne early warning and control aircraft were tracked in the southwest corner of Taiwan’s ADIZ, according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND).


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