Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Jets on the freeway

Part of a section of the Sun Yat-Sen freeway - one of the main arterial roads linking northern Taiwan to the south - was cleared so that 6 fighter jets could take part in runway exercises as part of Taiwan's annual HanKuang military drills.

More than a thousand people got up before dawn to take a look and get a bird's eye view: standing on roofs; on irrigation dykes, in rice paddies.
At times, it was ear-deafening as the jets landed and took off after reloading.

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