LONDON – Air Traffic Control feeds from Tokyo highlight the moments after the North Korean regime launched a ballistic missile on December 30.
Such feeds were acquired on December 30 at 2307 Zulu time, with the air traffic controller in Tokyo Control stating the following:
“All stations, Tokyo Control: Object potentially [a] ballistic missile launched from North Korea”.
You can see the full footage from @thenewarea51 on Twitter below:
According to a report from Reuters, three ballistic missiles were launched toward the east of the Korean Peninsula, with the media outlet citing South Korean military officials.
The report also mentions that the missiles were fired at around 2300 GMT, which aligns with the timings in the video feed above.
It is understood that the North Korean government is continuing to press on with its weapons development, including nuclear weapons.
At the time of writing, it is unclear whether any flights had to deviate from their current positions in order to avoid the ballistic missile.
AviationSource has approached the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport & Tourism for a comment.
This is a developing story.