Airline Crew Says They Saw North Korean Test Missile Re-Enter Atmosphere

Airline Crew Says They Saw North Korean Test Missile Re-Enter Atmosphere

While North Korea has claimed that their new weapon has put all parts of the United States within reach of a devastating strike, US officials say the latest test was a failure since the missile broke apart on re-entry as the airliner witnessed.

Recent missiles launched by Pyongyang have landed in Japanese waters.

Despite catching glimpses of the weapon-thought to be the deadliest missile in North Korea's arsenal-Cathay Pacific and Korean Air had not chosen to alter their routes as of Tuesday, according to a Bloomberg report.

A Japan Airlines spokesman told the BBC that as of Thursday, all routes were deemed "safe to operate", but they were "prepared to implement any route changes as needed".

"We do take the matter seriously and are monitoring the situation very closely and will reroute our flight paths where necessary", a Cathay Pacific spokesperson added.

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Japan will acquire missiles capable of reaching North Korea. The move was made as a response to the missile launch by North Korea into the Sea of Japan on 27th July.

Pyongyang fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last week, which reached an altitude of 4,475 kilometres (2,780 miles) before splashing into the sea 950 kilometres (590 miles) east of its launch site, North Korean state media said. The French airline expanded its no-fly zone over North Korea as a result.

The ICBM was sacked on a lofted trajectory rather than a minimum energy trajectory, putting more structural stress on the missile's re-entry vehicle but reducing the duration and intensity of temperature-based stresses.

Meanwhile, tensions on the Korean Peninsula continue to escalate, with the US and South Korea launching major joint drills on Monday.

North Korea does not announce its tests beforehand unlike other countries.

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