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The work of Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, was interrupted. A strange flying object appeared close to the air borders of the country. The object could be an enemy's aircraft.
Fighter jets took off, but it turned out that the object did not pose a threat to Israel's security, Vesti.ru reports.
The airport resumed its work. However, nothing has been reported about the nature of the strange object.
Last week, Israeli Air Force shot down a drone
Fresh details about the weekend incident have emerged, with both army radio and the top-selling Yediot Aharonot daily saying the air force had only managed to shoot down the drone on the second attempt.
Both reports said that the first missile fired by the F-16 jet missed the drone which was eventually brought by a Panther missile, the military's most advanced air-to-air projectile.
Israel's civilian air traffic was halted for several minutes after an unidentified flying object was spotted inside Israeli air space, Israel's army radio said.
Air force jets were briefly scrambled and Israeli air space was closed, it said, without saying what caused the scare. The closure was lifted several minutes later.
Drone Scare Grounds Ben Gurion Flights for Several Minutes A misreading of a radar screen indicating another drone may have infiltrated into Israel caused officials to ground three flights at Ben Gurion International Airport around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. The Air Force scrambled warplanes into the air, but after several minutes, it became clear that the original suspicions of the entry of a foreign aircraft were unfounded. www.israelnationalnews.com...
Israel's civilian air traffic was halted for several minutes on Wednesday morning after an unidentified flying object was spotted inside Israeli air space, Israel's army radio said. my.news.yahoo.com...
Originally posted by reficul
it was a drone (their own!) and they shot it down with a missle,via fighter jet(theirs!)