UFO Sighting Report - United Kingdom
June 7th 2008 : Heathrow area, seen from Battersea, London, England
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Location: Heathrow area, seen from Battersea, London, England
Date: June 7th 2008
Number of objects: 25
25 of these amber object were seen leaving the Heathrow area at 12.30pm 07/06/08 traveling west at 45 degrees 200-300 knots. My girlfriend and I saw these from my 10th floor apartment in Battersea SW11. The blue lights on the lower left are the Putney Bridge Building.
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UFOINFO Note: Exposure time was 1/8th of a second. Full EXIF date is available on the images.
UFOINFO Note: As with other similar reports I asked the witness to have a look at the UFO Balloons website to see if this is what might have been seen and received the following reply:
Yes it could have easily been these things. However would they be this visible from 20 miles? They were pretty bright to the naked eye. I personally thing what we saw was an elaborate hoax conveniently taking place at 12.30 on a Friday when the pubs kick out. I would just like to hear from other bods that could confirm this. It must have looked spectacular close up!
The witness also received this reply from NATS who provide air traffic control services at Heathrow Airport:
Dear [name deleted],
Thank you for this. Nothing visible on radar or notified to Heathrow air traffic control, so I can't offer you an explanation I'm afraid. Kind regards,