Web Desk: Incredible pictures have emerged showing the plumes of light created by a hypersonic aircraft streaking through the sky, reported Metro.
The plane belonged to Chinese military, is capable of travelling of speeds up to Mach 10 whilst carrying a nuclear payload.
Officials in China have yet to confirm the latest round of testing. According to Chinese military bloggers, the eerie phenomenon was caused by the hypersonic glide vehicle which they know as DF-ZF.
China’s Ministry of national Defense was working on the plane in 2014.
The aircraft having since been tested a known seven times – not including these latest images which were taken yesterday.
People recorded videos showing the bright white plumes in the sky, which were also linked to SpaceX’s recent Falcon 9 launch after it created similar images.
The DZ-ZF is capable of speeds between Mach 5 (3,836mph/6,173kph) and Mach 10 (7,680mph/12,360kph) and is said to be scheduled for operation by 2020.