NUFORC Sighting 78713

Occurred: 2010-11-02 18:30 Local
Reported: 2010-11-03 12:21 Pacific
Duration: 4 minutes
No of observers: 0

Location: Bratislava (Slovakia), , Slovakia

Shape: Light
Characteristics: Changed Colo

An unknown bright red object manufacturing it's light and simulating an aircraft

I am a pilot and I don't necessarily believe in UFOs, but now I'm not so sure.

Was standing at a busy bus stop during rush hour preparing to go home about 18:30 when I saw an airplane approaching towards me at about 4,000 ft as a bright red light, the clouds were at 3,000 thin and broken, the aircraft I watched was flying from the North East to the South West and coming towards me.

After a moment I began to think it was not an aircraft, but instead a helicopter because of it's speed. The approaching aircraft was still showing red. It was low and very slow. In another minute something didn't seem right, the night navigation lights were all wrong, completely wrong. Normally when a plane approaches you, there is green light on the left and a red one on the right even with helicopters. The craft in question was one big red light with what looked like an aircraft strobe light coming from the center.

The average guy on the street would look up, not understand and think they are seeing an airplane.

How I know it was real, the lady standing next to me was watching it too, but only because the guy standing next to her was watching it. Instinctively and without thinking I pulled out my mobile phone with a camera.

For some strange reason I knew I was looking at something but really didn't know what. It was suppose to be an aircraft, but it wasn't.

Knowing airplanes I began to use my ears to qualify it as an aircraft, but nothing. With the phone in hand I looked up prepared to take a pic, the object had gone into some clouds, my bus appeared and I scanned the sky one more time and saw the object as a white circular fuzzy disk passing from my left to the right through the clouds heading towards Austria.

Posted 2010-11-21

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