VIDEO: USA shoot down flying object over Alaska - AFRQ5827
The Pentagon shot down an unidentified object over Alaska on Friday on orders from President Joe Biden, according to U.S. officials. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby confirmed the shootdown at a news conference Friday. ????????- AFRQ5827 is now in orbit off the coast of Alaska at only 750 feet.
The US military shot down another "flying object" over American territory on Friday. This was announced by the communications director of the National Security Council, John Kirby, in Washington. He said the flying object was at a high altitude over the state of Alaska and posed a threat to the safety of civilian air traffic. Therefore, the U.S. military shot it down on the orders of President Joe Biden. He could not yet say anything about the origin of the flying object, Kirby stressed. It is still unclear whether the object came from another government or whether it was a commercial object or research project that strayed, the official said.
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