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Occurred : 11/14/2008 19:30 (Entered as : 11/14/2008 19:30)
Reported: 2/17/2009 7:21:10 AM 07:21
Posted: 3/19/2009
Location: Aland Islands (Forty miles south of) (Finland),
Shape: Fireball
Duration:Ten seconds
En route from London Stansted Airport, UK to Helsinki Intl, Finland with Czech Airlines, Boeing 737.

Approximately forty miles south of the Finnish Aland Isles I witnessed an unfamiliar object travelling at a high rate of motion.

At the time I would estimate that the aircraft was between 28,000-32,000 feet in altitude, which inturn I would estimate the object in question was at an altitude between 22,000-24,000 feet.

I first noticed a faint tangerine glow in the corner of my eye, and turned to face it in curiosity. I was stunned to see a large distorted ball of flames travel beneath the aircraft in a smooth and powerful motion.

I would describe the object as a ball of intense, dark flames no smalled than a Douglas DC-3 followed by a thin 'tail' of flickering flames which may have measured upto 150 feet in lenght. I believe the object did indeed have leave a contrail.

((NUFORC Note: Witness elects to remain totally anonymous; provides no contact information. PD))