On April 1, 2001, an EP-3 reconnaissance aircraft over the waters off China's Hainan Island, Chinese naval aviation personnel sent two J-8 II fighter aircraft to monitor and intercept, including one wingman in China's exclusive economic zone 70 nautical miles(110 km) southeast of China's Hainan Island in a collision with the United States military aircraft, the Chinese fighter plane crashed, the whereabouts of the pilot Wang Wei parachutes, China was confirmed Wang Wei was dead. And American military aircraft without permission to land on Hainan Island lingshui airport.
- Predecessor Shenyang J-8 II "Finback"
- Created On Windows
- Wingspan 37.0ft (11.3m)
- Length 70.6ft (21.5m)
- Height 21.0ft (6.4m)
- Empty Weight -106,868lbs (-48,474kg)
- Loaded Weight 42,926lbs (19,470kg)
- Power/Weight Ratio 2.198
- Wing Loading 32.9lbs/ft2 (160.8kg/m2)
- Wing Area 1,303.4ft2 (121.1m2)
- Drag Points 6139
- Number of Parts 210
- Control Surfaces 14