the balloon flying over Hawaii did not pose a threat to the United States
The balloon, which was seen in the sky over the US state of Hawaii, did not pose a threat to the United States. This was announced by the Pentagon.
“It is not known who owns the balloon, but there is no indication that it has been maneuvered or controlled by a foreign or hostile entity,” quotes On May 2, a representative of the American agency TASS.
According to the Pentagon, the balloon was spotted in the sky at an altitude of about 11 km over the coast of Hawaii on April 28. It did not fly over critical defense infrastructure or other classified sites. In addition, it was not dangerous for people on the ground and did not pose a threat to civil aviation, the source said.