Several drones flew in September last year in the area of the U.S. nuclear power plant in Arizona, raising questions about the purpose of the planes, Forbes reported.
Douglas D. Johnson, originally interested in UFOs, obtained information about the planes from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on behalf of the Scientific Coalition for UAP Studies, which focuses on UFO research. However, UFOs were not the case here and the planes were immediately identified as drones.
The Palo Verde nuclear power plant is the largest nuclear power plant in the United States in terms of net electricity production. It generates 35 percent of all Arizona electricity. It also generates electricity to San Diego, California and Los Angeles.
On September 29, 2019, a nuclear power plant employee spotted five or six airplanes flying around and inside a protected area. The planes flew at an altitude of about 60-90 meters.
The planes appeared to have spotlights that were closed as the planes approached the nuclear power plant. The planes flew in the area for about 80 minutes.
The Palo Verde nuclear power plant is located in Arizona.
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The four planes returned the next night to orbit again in the area of the nuclear power plant. Police were sent to search for the pilots of the planes, but the search yielded no results.
According to Forbes, the planes were estimated to be about 60 centimeters in diameter, making them hardly popular DJI Phantom drones among consumers. The long flight time also speaks in favor of this conclusion.
According to Forbes, the planes were more likely to be like Lockheed’s Martin Indago drone, for example. Lockheed Martin Indago is an army-level aircraft that was recently sold to the Swiss Army. According to the newspaper, this would suggest that the plane crash was not about pollution.
Instead, the magazine wonders whether the planes, for example, could have used light radar to map the nuclear power plant area.
However, the documents released to the public do not disclose why aircraft may have flown in the area of the nuclear power plant.