Taiwan to ask for Japan’s help in search for missing Mirage 2000 pilot

Taiwan’s Minister of National Defense Feng Shih-kuan told lawmakers on Nov. 9 that Taipei will ask Tokyo for help in the search for the pilot of a Mirage 2000 that went missing on Nov. 7.


The jet disappeared from radar before 7 p.m. local time about 90 nautical miles north-northeast of Keelung.

It was flown by Captain Ho Tzu-yu, who had more than 200 hours on the fighter.

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