The captain of a Lahore-bound commercial flight, PK-304, had spotted “an extraordinary object” hovering in the sky in the airspace between Multan and Sahiwal on 23 January, Pakistan International Airlines according to a report by Dawn newspaper has confirmed.
A PIA spokesman said that the captain saw something over 1,000 feet above his aircraft, which was at an altitude of 35,000 feet, and he made a video which was circulating on social media.
“It is too early to say for sure what he had actually witnessed. It cannot necessarily be a flying saucer,” he said, adding that the captain had immediately reported the incident and it was being looked into as per the standard operating procedures.
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— Zain Khan (@ZKhanOfficial) January 27, 2021