China denies reports of pilots killed in J-15 tests

Ridzwan Rahmat, Singapore – IHS Jane’s Navy International 10 September 2014 A J-15 approaches the Liaoning aircraft carrier for the type’s first arrested landing in 2012. Source: Xinhua News Agency A Chinese state-owned newspaper has denied international media reports claiming that two People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) pilots were killed during the test phase…