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Is this an Iron Giant robot walking on clouds?

Is it a robot or is it a shadow among the clouds?

Robot or shadow?

An extraordinary picture captured by a plane passenger at 30,000ft shows what looks like a huge robot walking along the clouds.

Some internet users have commented that the figure looks like the robot from the animated movie The Iron Giant.

Flyer Nick O'Donoghue, 30, a software support team manager from Ireland, was on board an EasyJet flight from Austria to London Gatwick when he noticed the bizarre figure in the sky and grabbed his camera.

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Mr O'Donoghue however, told MailOnline Travel that he believes the figure resembled the Michelin man.

He said: 'I was flying back from a work ski trip in Austria, I was on the window seat with two work colleges beside me. 

'They were talking like crazy and I was gazing out the window, as you do. I could see this figure in the distance in front of us and then as we flew closer this shape appeared.

Is it a robot or shadow?

Robot or shadow?

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