Overseas Air Forces send condolences for fallen Chinese female pilot

多国空军致电哀悼中国空军女飞行员余旭

Source
China Military
Editor
Huang Panyue
Time
2016-11-17

连日来,新西兰、意大利、巴基斯坦、英国等国空军致函致电中国空军外事部门,向在飞行训练中不幸牺牲中国空军八一飞行表演队女飞行员余旭致以诚挚哀悼。

BEIJING, November 16 (ChinaMil) -- For days, the Air Forces of New Zealand, Italy, Pakistan and Britain sent letters or telegrams to the foreign affairs department of the Chinese PLA Air Force to express their condolences for the loss of Yu Xu, a female J-10 fighter jet pilot of the PLA Air Force's 81 Aerobatic Team, who died in an accident during a routine flight training on Nov. 12.

他们对中国空军失去这样一位出色的女飞行员表示遗憾,希望她的家人保重身体。

They felt sorry for the Chinese PLA Air Force for losing such an excellent female pilot, and also sent their regards to her families.

本月初在第11届中国航展上与空军八一飞行表演队共舞蓝天的英国皇家空军“红箭”飞行表演队,通过社交媒体向余旭致哀。

The Red Arrows Aerobatic Team of Britain Royal Air Force expressed their sorrow for the loss of Yu Xu on a social media platform. Both the Red Arrows and the 81 Acrobatic Teams performed at the 11th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China 2016) in Zhuhai earlier this month.

“红箭”飞行表演队指挥官马丁中校称,中国空军八一飞行表演队和“红箭”飞行表演队虽然地各一方,但同样追求卓越,渴望启发下一代。

Wing Commander Martin Higgins, commanding officer of the Red Arrows Aerobatic Team , said that although the two aerobatic teams are remote from each other, they share the same aspiration for excellence and admiration of enlightening next generations .

余旭上尉是实践这些价值观的典范,值得后人借鉴学习。

Flight Lieutenant Yu Xu is a role model in practicing those values and worth learning from by future pilots, Higgins said.

泰国空军向中国空军致函,对余旭的殉职深感惋惜。

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) sent a letter to the Chinese PLA Air Force, expressing their condolences for the loss of Yu Xu.

2015年11月,余旭随同空军八一飞行表演队,参加了中泰空军“鹰击-2015”联合训练闭幕式飞行表演,受到泰国空军同行和泰国民众的称赞。

As a member of the PLA Air Force's 81 Aerobatic Team, Yu Xu participated in the acrobatic performance at the closing ceremony of the Falcon Strike 2015 China-Thailand Air Force Joint Training held in Thailand in November 2015. Their performance was well received by the Thai Air Force and the local people.

中国空军新闻发言人申进科大校表示,余旭挚爱飞行、追求卓越,是中国空军女飞行员群体的优秀代表。

Senior colonel Shen Jinke, spokesperson of the Chinese PLA Air Force, commented that Yu Xu was an outstanding representative of Chinese Air Force's female pilots who love flying and pursue excellence.

中国空军珍惜社会各界和国际友人的支持关爱,忠于使命责任,保卫国家安全,维护世界和平。

The Chinese PLA Air Force appreciates the unconditional support and loving care by all sectors of society and international friends, and will stay true to its mission and obligation of safeguarding national security and maintaining world peace, Shen said.

 

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