Flying Objects: This is the fourth flying object shot down in the last 8 days. Now its debris is being searched. According to Reuters, President Joe Biden ordered the shooting down of this flying object seen on the border. After this the American fighter jet F-16 took action. According to US media reports, this unidentified “object” was flying at an altitude of 20,000 feet.
America (US) is continuously targeting the balloons flying in the sky during this time. The US Airforce has shot down another flying object . On Sunday, an American fighter jet shot down another flying object over Lake Huron. This is the fourth flying object shot down in the last 8 days. Now its debris is being searched. According to news agency Reuters, President Joe Biden ordered the shooting down of this flying object seen on the border. After this the American fighter jet F-16 took action.
According to US media reports, this unidentified “object” was flying at an altitude of 20,000 feet. A day earlier, the US shot down a similar ‘cylindrical’ object seen above in the sky of Canada.
US Defense Ministry gave information
On the instructions of President Joe Biden, an F-16 fighter jet shot down an object flying at an altitude of about 20,000 feet in US airspace over Lake Huron in the state of Michigan, said Brigadier General Pat Ryder, press secretary of the Pentagon, the headquarters of the US Department of Defense. Attacked with ‘AIM-9X’ to shoot down .
It was targeted at 2:42 pm local time. Brigadier General Ryder stated that it was not a military threat, but could cause problems for aircraft, so it was destroyed. This is the fourth such downing of an unidentified aerial object in a week, after a Chinese surveillance balloon was shot down in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Carolina last Saturday.
Biden had ordered
In the last two cases, US fighter jets targeted similar unidentified objects in Alaska on Friday and in Canadian airspace on Saturday. President Biden ordered the shooting down of an airborne object on Sunday on the recommendation of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. Concerns were raised about the route and altitude at which it was flying and it was also feared that it could be a threat to civil aviation.
The Pentagon official said that such a place was chosen to shoot down this object so that people on the ground did not suffer any harm and it would not be difficult to collect its debris. There are no indications of any civilian being injured or otherwise affected, he said. The US administration has not released any photographs or fujets related to the matter.