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Onlookers Were Wrong About The UFO. It Was A Flying Superhero

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NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. The truth is out there, and over the weekend, some people in India thought it crash landed on their doorstep. Nervous onlookers reported seeing a humanoid object sail through the sky and fall to Earth. But after further investigation, their hopes for sentient life were deflated. Instead of an alien, authorities discovered a balloon shaped like Iron Man - less a UFO, more of an identified flying superhero. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.