Why is Chinese Fighter Jets Canada trending? HOLR breaks down the news.
According to this TikTok video posted by user @globalnews, a video showcases a Chinese military jet intercepting a Canadian Armed Forces Aurora aircraft recently.
In exclusive footage, Global News’ Neetu Garcha caught the moment a Chinese military jet intercepted a Canadian Armed Forces Aurora aircraft on Monday in international waters off the coast of China.
As noted in the TikTok video, the moment occurred in international waters off the coast of China. In the video, the military jet is within a few meters of the Canadian aircraft’s wing. The clip shows various angles of the military jet as it flies right beside the Canadian aircraft. The video soon went viral online.
As noted in the below TikTok video posted by user @letstalkaboutit, more details have emerged indicating the alleged “aggressive” encounter.
The actions of the Chinese military jet were reportedly deemed “unsafe” and “unprofessional” by Major General Huddleston. The jet allegedly engaged in “dangerous maneuvers” within “close proximity” of the Canadian aircraft. The jet also allegedly launched multiple flares near the front of the Canadian plane causing more concern. Global News reporters were on board reporting on Operation Neon. Defense Minister Bill Blair also spoke on the “unprofessional way” in which this was done.
What do you think about the viral video making its rounds online?
Published by HOLR Magazine.