Byline: The Nation.
Chinese news report was 'Top Gun' scene
China's state broadcaster is facing questions after Internet users spotted that footage in a report on air force manoeuvres in a national newscast was taken from the 1980s Hollywood film "Top Gun".
China Central Television, or CCTV, aired the footage in a January 23 report on a People's Liberation Army Air Force training exercise, showing a plane firing a missile at another.
The second aircraft was destroyed in a fiery explosion, and the dramatic footage was shown in between interviews with air force officers.
However, some Internet users recognised the explosion from the …