The FAA just closed down airspace in Montana, sent fighters to investigate a “radar anomaly,” then said there was actually nothing there 😐
· Feb 11, 2023 ·

On Saturday afternoon, a joint US-Canadian operation took down another unidentified flying object over the Yukon.

Following this, the FAA shut down airspace over Montana on Saturday evening without warning.

A short time later, the FAA lifted the airspace restriction.

From Reuters:

The FAA had issued a notice temporarily barring flights in an area about 50 by 50 nautical miles around Havre, Montana, near the Canadian border and classifying the area as "national defense airspace."

The FAA said just before 8:30 p.m. ET the airspace had been reopened.

The FAA declined to say whether the directive was related to another suspected balloon or object.

The FAA may have said nothing, but NORAD put out this memo:

With the cooperation of the Federal Aviation Administration. North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) implemented a temporary flight restriction airspace in central Montana on Feb. 11, 2023, to ensure the safety of air traffic in the area during NORAD operations. The restriction has been lifted.

NORAD detected a radar anomaly and sent fighter aircraft to investigate. Those aircraft did not identify any object to correlate to the radar hits. NORAD will continue to monitor the situation.

The military must be pretty spooked if its sending fighter jets to investigate radar anomalies that turn out to be nothing.

Maybe that's the entire point of whatever China is up to.

Stay tuned.

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