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Beijing Capital Airport quells UFO flight delay rumor

(Beijing Times)

15:15, September 14, 2011

Edited and Translated by Ma Xi, People's Daily Online

Speculation on microblogs was rampant that a UFO appeared over the Beijing Capital Airport, causing massive delays of flights on Sept. 13. But the airport officially confirmed that the delays resulted from restrictions on the western flight lines starting at 2:00 p.m. yesterday.

Microblogs were abuzz over the news of UFOs yesterday afternoon. Widespread delays of flights from Beijing to other provinces and cities — especially in the western regions of China — happened yesterday.

Some pictures provided by netizens confirmed a large number of passengers stranded at the T2 and T3 terminals starting at 2:00 p.m. yesterday. Someone claimed on microblogs that no one had seen whether it was a UFO or not, so it was hard to make any conclusion.

The rumor of the UFO was quashed by the Beijing Capital Airport yesterday. The transport committee of the airport declared on its official microblog that the serious delays were caused by restrictions on the western flight lines. The restrictions were canceled at 5:00 p.m. yesterday, and the take-offs and landings of flights gradually resumed.

On Sept. 13, Hainan Airlines, which confirmed on its official microblog at 4:44 p.m. that the western flight lines were blocked, was the only airline to respond to the UFO rumor as of yesterday.

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onehanglow at 2011-09-15207.81.105.*
Chinese pancake. Customer not satisfied. Throw out window of tall building. Catch updraft.
ian r at 2011-09-1488.210.188.*
So a non story from beginning to end. A waste of innocent electrons. These rumour generators need to lay off the coca cola and get some fresh air
bergheim at 2011-09-14122.149.101.*
There is no doubt that also extraterrestrials follow closely what is happening in China. I was a member of the UFO organisation founded by Billy Meier, the world famous contact person to the Plejarans (Semjase et co). They told Meier that they had and underground base at the time only looking after matter in Asia. Semjase only spoke German and only attended to matters in Europe. The chinese and Japanese races according to the Meier material came to Earth about 25 000 years
  

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