UFO Spotted at Imphal Airport 2 Flights Diverted 3 Delayed After ATC Saw Big Unidentified Flying Object Air Force Activated Air Defence System
Three flights were stranded for more than three hours and two incoming flights were diverted to Kolkata after an unidentified flying object (UFO) was spotted near the runway by air traffic controllers at Imphal airport, NDTV reported. And was diverted. Not only this, as soon as this information was received, the airport authorities closed the airspace in the capital of Manipur.
People with direct knowledge of the matter told NDTV that the Airports Authority of India (AAI) handed over control of the airspace to the Indian Air Force. He told that some people as well as ATC (Air Traffic Control) had seen this UFO around 2 pm. The object was visible from the roof of the ATC tower, which was white in colour. It flew over the terminal building, after which it moved southwards over the ATC tower and remained stationary there for some time. It then moved to the south-west side of the runway, where it remained until 4.05 pm before disappearing.
“The IAF activated its air defense response mechanism based on visual input from Imphal airport. The small object was not sighted thereafter,” Eastern Air Command said in a post on
IAF activated its Air Defence response mechanism based on visual inputs from Imphal airport. The small object was not seen thereafter.
— Eastern Air Command IAF (@EAC_IAF) November 19, 2023
An official told the channel that the three halted flights were cleared only after security clearance was given by the “competent authority”. Passengers told the channel that many of them were inside the airport and some remained inside the plane for more than three hours from 3 pm until the planes started taking off at around 6.15 pm.
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