Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Defence Minister Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang on July 18 received Admiral Kawano Katsutoshi, Chief of Joint Staff of the Japan Self Defence Forces (JSDF).
Airbus, the maker of the sea patrol CASA plane which went missing on June 16, will cooperate with Vietnam to identify the reasons behind the incident, a Vietnamese televised statement showed June 21.
VOV.VN - Colonel Tran Quang Khai who died in a crash landing last week received a posthumous bravery award on June 21 along with a promotion to senior lieutenant colonel, retroactive to the date of his death.
As of June 18, more than 750 military personnel have been dispatched to search for a coast guard aircraft that disappeared during a search mission for the missing pilot of a crashed Russian-made fighter jet earlier this week.
Vietnam’s military and civil forces have met with big waves and other adverse weather conditions at sea while searching for the two missing aircraft and 9 military personnel.
China has sent eight ships and two helicopters to help Vietnam find a CASA coast guard plane that crashed with nine people aboard while looking for the missing Su-30 fighter jet and pilot.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called for higher responsibility of all authorised agencies and people in search and rescue activities during accidents and natural disasters.
VOV.VN - Five aircraft, 102 vessels, special vehicles, diving equipment, dozens of automobiles along with 1,500 rescuers joined the search for a missing pilot on jet fighter Su-30MK2 that went missing during a training session off the coast of the central province of Nghe An on June 14.