NUFORC Sighting 180939

Occurred: 2024-03-25 14:25 Local
Reported: 2024-03-26 16:31 Pacific
Duration: Few seconds
No of observers: 2

Location: New York, NY, USA
Location details: Flying over staten island to LaGuardia Airport

Shape: Cylinder
Color: Black
Estimated Size: Not sure
Viewed From: Aircraft
Direction from Viewer: Opposite direction from me.
Angle of Elevation: 45
Closest Distance: Not sure
Estimated Speed: Fast
Explanation: Balloon - Probable


Black flying cylinder object at eye level to me on airplane.

As I was flying home from Myrtle Beach, capturing videos of the city for my social media, I was startled by a sudden movement outside the plane. A black object darted past at eye level, moving with remarkable speed. Although I couldn't discern its shape in real-time, I managed to capture it on video. Upon reviewing the footage, I found myself baffled by the unidentified flying object, as its swift motion and enigmatic appearance left me questioning what I had witnessed in the skies above.

NUFORC Note:

This sighting made the national media and was broadcast extensively on NewsNation. A good analysis of the sighting leading to the conlcusion that it is a balloon can be found here: laguardia-ufo-from-plane-window










Posted 2024-04-27

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