Video: California freaks out after massive 'UFO' spotted in the sky
Social media exploded last night as a missile test was mistaken for an alien aircraft.
The bizarre light show was visible across almost all of California last night and, understandably, many people assumed that alines had decided to pay us a visit.
Others thought that it was a meteor.
UFO Sighting In Long Beach California 1hr Ago 👽👽👽 pic.twitter.com/gGzDGqtLSt— Shane Floyd (@iHurricaneShane) November 8, 2015
However, the answer was much more mundane.
The object in the sky was simply a missile test, and local police in the US tweeted as such to calm down the population.
#OCSDPIO: Light seen in OC sky was confirmed through JWA tower to be a Naval test fire off the coast. No further details.— OC Sheriff, CA (@OCSD) November 8, 2015
As you might imagine, the video has some swearwords so stick the headphones in.