‘Unknown object’ above Russian airport compelled suspension of flights

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Pulkovo airport terminal building facade view from the street, day. Russia, Saint Petersburg June 2021

Pulkovo Airport in St Petersburg (Image: Getty)

Russia has reopened its airspace over St Petersburg after an ‘unknown’ flying object was noticed within the sky.

All flights at Pulkovo Airport, situated some 14 miles south of the town centre, had been briefly suspended in the present day.

Reviews on social media have recognized the thing as a drone, however that is but to be confirmed.

Authorities stated on their official Telegram channel that each one flights flights have been halted till noon native time.

Russian Flights to St Petersburg turned around Credit flightradar24.com

A variety of home flights have been diverted (Image: Flightradar24.com)

Russian Flights to St Petersburg turned around Credit flightradar24.com

A airplane that departed from Kaliningrad turned again (Image: Flightradar24.com)

However no purpose was supplied for the sudden suspension, or an official touch upon what triggered the disruption. 

Information from the Flight Radar web site confirmed quite a few home flights headed for St Petersburg turning again to their locations.

The airspace between Moscow and St Petersburg gave the impression to be empty together with all site visitors to Kaliningrad.

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In response to on-line Russian information outlet Baza, fighter jets had been dispatched to research the UFO.

However flights have now resumed flying in the direction of St Petersburg, the Flight Radar web site confirmed.

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