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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 7/11/2010 03:00 (Entered as : 07/11/2010 3:00)
Reported: 7/11/2010 9:00:33 AM 09:00
Posted: 7/19/2010
Location: London (UK/England),
Shape: Changing
Duration: 2 Minutes
Characteristics: There were lights on the object, There was an aura or haze around the object, There were aircraft in the vicinity or aircraft chasing the object
Three round silent balls of light over London, then disappear, then a strange grey oval shape.

11 July 2010, at exactly 3 am, over SE21, West Dulwich, London, England.

I noticed 3 orange/red lights in the sky, brighter than standard aviation lights, glowing and at the same height of helicopters, all flying in unison and at the same rate, one behind the other. I was taken aback at first, because I know that most helicopters in the area flash and blink lights and more importantly, make a noise. No planes fly in and out of the area at that hour of the morning.

The objects were travelling at a constant rate toward my home. As they neared, the lights of each three went out one by one. I have never seen or experienced aviation aircraft to suddenly turn off any of their lights to the point of complete darkness. I followed the path of the lights of where I thought they would have been should the lights have stayed on, and in the darkness I saw a faint grey shape, that became slightly larger in size, with no light, no flashing, that you would expect from any aviation aircraft, especially over populated London areas.

Again, these orange/red glowing ‘orbs’ and the shape were at the height of helicopters, and completely silent. It was the silence and the shape that has completely got me baffled.

At about 3:10am, several helicopters came into the area and circled for some time.