China has landed a military plane on its manmade islands that are situated in the disputed South China Sea.
This is the first time the military has publicly admitted that it has landed a plane on the disputed Island.
The State media said that the purpose of the landing was to evacuate 3 injured workers.
The incident took place on Sunday morning to get out 3 construction workers who had been hurt. They were flown to Hainan Island where they were treated.
China has previously landed civilians planes on Fiery Cross Reef, sparking criticism from Vietnam, who also claims the territory, and the US.
Beijing has said that the reason as to why it is building the artificial islands is to be used by the civilians but some countries are hopeful that they can be used for military tasks.
The US is against the constructions and says that China is likely to aggravate tensions in the region.
China, Taiwan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei all claim areas within the South China Sea.