Beijing, May 30 (IANS) A military plane Thursday crashed into the sea off China's eastern Shandong province, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy said. The accident occurred around 10 a.m. when the seaplane from the Beihai Fleet was conducting a flight drill above Jiaozhou Bay near Qingdao city, Xinhua quoted the naval authorities as saying. A rescue operation was launched, but it was not clear whether there were any casualties. Chinese military plane crashes during drill i never knew about such planes having in china!!!!