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Why you might just see a flying Christmas tree in Sweden's skies

The fighter jets pictured flying past Stockholm City Hall last December. Photo: Tomas Oneborg/SvD/TT

Published: 11.Dec.2018 07:22 hrs

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? If you're in southern Sweden on Wednesday, make sure to look up: you might just catch sight of an airborne Christmas tree.

The Swedish Armed Forces (Försvarsmakten) arranges for some of its fighter jets to fly in a Christmas tree-shaped formation across the country each December as a way of spreading festive cheer among the public.

Part of the planned display was cancelled this year due to bad weather conditions.

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