DOOMSDAY PLANE launched in event of nuclear strike spotted in US skies
The aircraft – usually launched at the outbreak of a nuclear attack - was spotted circling by thousands of US citizens on the ground.
The unbranded plane travelled across several states and changed directions numerous times, prompting a Twitter frenzy of conspiracy theories.
These were only intensified after a spokeswoman for the Naval Air Forces confirmed the plane was in fact their own E-6B Mercury, also known as the Doomsday Plane.
The plane took off from close to San Diego and veered towards the Pacific Ocean before turning around to circle over Denver in Colorado for an hour
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