UFO in Manipur, India?
Manipur’s Imphal airport was kept on alert after an unidentified flying object (UFO) was spotted on Sunday. Since the alert, two flights have been diverted and three flights have been delayed. Security officials were on alert after the incident at Bir Tikendrajit International Airport, Imphal. The airport was shut for four hours in afternoon for the same reason.
A very small drone was spotted by security personnel at Imphal Airport on Sunday at 3.00 pm. Later, an alert was issued to other agencies at the airport and operations were postponed till security clearance. Three flights were affected due to the security clearance. The flight operations resumed at 5.30 pm, reported ANI citing sources.
Flight operations commenced after receipt of clearance from a competent authority, said Imphal International Airport Director Chipemmi Keishing in an official statement.
In a post on X, Eastern Command said, “IAF activated its Air Defence response mechanism based on visual inputs from Imphal airport. The small object was not seen thereafter.” (Mint)