According to Xinhua, a group of journalists and officials were on a Southern Airlines flight to Nanjing in late February when one of them noticed a unusual luminous object traveling alongside their vessel.
After excitedly pointing it out to everyone around him, one journalist managed to snap a few photos before the object suddenly changed directions and swerved north east.
The witnesses debated whether it had just been a brightly colored plane. But about five minutes later, another plane did appear and everyone agreed that the unidentified object they’d just seen looked nothing like it.
Altogether, the UFO sighting lasted about a minute.
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