China May Have Studied Downed Stealth HelicopterPlay
When the stealth helicopter carrying SEAL Team Six crashed during the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May, the U.S. feared that Pakistan would show China remnants of the high tech helicopter.
Now there are reports that Pakistan did allow Chinese engineers to study the remains of the top secret helicopter. Pakistan is denying the reports, but the story comes at another low point in U.S.-Pakistan relations.
- New York Times: "U.S. Aides Believe China Examined Stealth Copter"
- Financial Times: "Pakistan lets China see US helicopter"
- Mark Mazzetti, national security correspondent for the New York Times
This segment aired on August 15, 2011.