Santa's sleigh spotted by helicopter during overnight flight

FRESNO, California -- Santa Claus has been spotted!

During an overnight flight, a crew aboard the Fresno County Sheriff's Office EAGLE One helicopter said they picked up an image on their computer system resembling Santa's sleigh.

The sheriff's office tweeted a picture of what appears to be a sleigh with reindeer in the air, tagging NORAD who tracks Santa Claus every year.

The tradition began more than 50 years ago when the wrong number was printed in a newspaper that children could call to speak with Santa.

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