Golfech: A Hot Air Balloon puts the Nuclear Plant on Alert

Hot air balloon causes alert over Golfech Nuclear Power Plant

Thursday, the police who monitor nuclear power at Golfech, in Tarn-et-Garonne, went on alert … because hovering over, a hot air balloon …

On Thursday, at about 5pm, the military’s surveillance platoon and protection of the gendarmerie (PSPG), which provide 24 hour protection of the Nuclear Power Plant, NPP Golfech, in Tarn-et-Garonne, went on alert after seeing a ball over the site.

Phileas Fogg of Gers

According to La Depeche du Midi , they first thought it was a weather balloon. But it was actually a balloon that provided a commercial flight with customers on board. Its owner has also been found in Gers in the evening.

Right in his car, he confirmed the overflight of the nuclear site and ensured that it was within its rights because it was flying at an altitude above 3,500 feet.

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