UFO seen at Russian St Petersburg airport created a stir fighter jets took over to know what is the matter2 min read
All flights temporarily suspended amid drone-like object sighting at St. Petersburg airport
Airspace within 200 km radius of Pulkovo airport was closed
According to a report in Newsweek, a ‘UFO’ was seen in the sky above the city.
moscow, All flights were temporarily suspended amid reports of an unidentified drone-like object flying at St Petersburg Airport in Russia. According to a report by the government-run TASS news agency in Russia, the airspace within 200 km radius of Pulkovo airport was closed till 13:20 local time on Tuesday. However, no reason was given for the suspension.
The ‘VChK OGPU’ telegram channel reporting news from Russia reported that an unidentified flying object (UFO) was seen in the morning over the military facility area 180 km from St. Petersburg, after which the Defense Ministry’s recommendation to Pulkovo airport But was closed. At the same time, data from the Flight Radar website shows that many domestic flights going to St. Petersburg are returning to their destinations.
According to a report in Newsweek, a ‘UFO’ was seen in the sky above the city. The report states that the local authorities started a carpet project after an unidentified object was seen coming towards the city. The project is usually launched after sightings of unidentified objects in Russian airspace. Fighter jets were sent to investigate. However, the Jets found nothing.
Other unconfirmed reports claimed the object was a “large drone”. Significantly, the local media blamed NATO for the intrusion without any evidence. According to a report in Mirror, similar drones were also seen in the North Caucasus and Belgrade. The incident comes amid heightened security concerns in the Kremlin, where Russia continues to threaten nuclear attacks. Meanwhile, a 10-year-old video claiming to show UFOs in Russia has also resurfaced online. However, a group that assesses the authenticity of ‘UFO’ related material and content said that the clip could be traced to a fake channel “UFO Today”.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 03, 2023, 16:15 IST