On September 4, Taiwanese social media exploded with reports that a Chinese fighter jet crashed in Guangxi (an autonomous coastal region in southern China, bordering Vietnam) after it was shot down by Taiwan’s air defense forces.
According to the this version, the fighter jet (a J-20 or Su-35 depending on reports) violated Taiwanese airspace over the Taiwan Strait and was shot down.
Videos in social media claim that they show a crash site and even a potential pilot that ejected from the jet.
— Cheng Kaifu (@Taihoku1895) September 4, 2020
The Chinese military provided no information on how the crash occurred and it is still not clear if the plane fell due to a technical malfunction or if it is really a result of an attack by the Taiwanese military.
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