An uncontrolled Chinese rocket flies over Catalonia and forces the airspace to be closed

Civil Protection has announced that the circulation of flights in Catalan airspace will be "totally" restricted this Friday morning for 40 minutes due to the passage of a uncontrolled chinese rocket

"Due to the risk associated with the passage of the space object CZ-5B crossing Spanish airspaceFlights have been totally restricted from 9:38 a.m. to 10:18 a.m. in Catalonia and other communities," Civil Protection reported in a tweet.

Likewise, Civil Protection has detailed that the airports and competent bodies have been informed of said measure.

23 tons

First thing in the morning the European Aviation Control Agency He has already warned that the passage of the rocket could cause delays and diversions in the air routes during the morning, between 9 and 13 hours.

It is the CZ-5B rocket, which measures 18 meters and weighs 23 tons. It is one of the largest that has entered the atmosphere in recent years and is expected to fall over the Indian Ocean this morning.

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