Saturday, April 20, 2013

Air Force Gen. Ma Xiaotian in Command

Air Force Gen. Ma Xiaotian (back R) reads a map of the quake-hit zone on the plane. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Lushan County of Ya'an City in southwest China's Sichuan Province at 8:02 a.m. Upon hearing the news, Commander Ma Xaotian of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF), who is inspecting air force troops stationed in Yunan Province these days, changed his prefixed plan and immediately flew 6 minutes after the earth quake occurred to the Qionglai airport, the nearest airport to the quake-hit zone, to direct the earthquake relief work of the Air Force troops.( Yinghua)

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