Iron Giant, Photo credit: Nick O'Donoghue/Reddit
Photo credit: Nick O'Donoghue/Reddit

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s…Iron Giant!

A strange photo has been circulating social media feeds recently after first popping up on and Reddit. Passenger Nick O’Donoghue from Ireland, who was on a short-haul EasyJet flight from Austria to London, spotted a bizarre figure out of the aircraft window that appeared to be walking on clouds.

Speaking to Mail Online, O’Donoghue said, “I could see this figure in the distance in front of us and then as we flew closer this shape appeared. I asked the ladies beside me to look at it too in case I was seeing things. They too were amazed! I then took some pictures and then the aircraft slowly passed it.”

Online commenters have dubbed the figure ‘Iron Giant’, the popular sci-fi character, with many stating that the lonely figure is simply a unique formation of clouds.

What do you think?

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