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Failed Missile Test Forces Denmark to Close Part of Its Airspace and Shipping Lane: A Comprehensive Look at the Incident

BySamantha Jones

Apr 4, 2024
Denmark closes airspace and busy shipping lane following missile malfunction

Denmark has closed part of its airspace and one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world due to the risk of falling missile fragments after a failed test. The National Maritime Authority issued a warning to ships not to sail through the Great Belt strait, which is the main maritime access to the Baltic Sea.

The military stated that the problem occurred during a mandatory test where the missile launcher could not be deactivated. This posed a risk as the missile could potentially fire and fly a few kilometers away until the launcher was deactivated. A naval exercise was ongoing in the area during the incident.

The warning covered an area of 5-7 kilometers of the Great Belt bridge, but the bridge remained open to traffic. The missile was launched from the frigate Niels Juel, with the military attributing the failure to a technical problem. Specialists were deployed to investigate the incident and resolve the issue.

The missile failure only affected the booster and there was no danger of

By Samantha Jones

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