The missile’s flight path – which Pakistan continuously monitored from its point of origin at Sirsa in India – endangered many international and domestic passenger flights, both in Indian and Pakistani airspace, and could have resulted in a “major aviation disaster.” “. Pakistani military spokesman Babar Iftikhar told reporters in the northern city of Rawalpindi on March 10. The missile flew at an altitude of 40,000 feet and a final speed of mach 3 (2,300 miles) per hour, Tariq Zia, a spokesman for the Pakistan Air Force said in the same briefing.


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