Lights spotted over East Anglia spark new UFO mysteryAugust 13th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): A huge new UFO mystery has started after a string of sightings of bright orange lights in the night skies over East Anglia were spotted.
The dazzling light shows have bewitched and intrigued eyewitnesses all over Norfolk and as far south as Ipswich, Suffolk.
John Young, 43, of Sprowston, near Norwich, who was stunned when he woke up at about 3.30am and looked out of the window, grabbed his camera after spotting a strange shining light on August 5.
“I glanced out of my bedroom window to see a bright light in the sky, much like a star except slightly larger in appearance and considerably brighter,” the Telegraph quoted Young as saying.
“It didn’t move but when I played it back on my computer I was surprised to see the object was a perfect sphere with a hole in the middle.
“You can even see it appears to rotate clockwise for maybe 20 seconds then anti-clockwise for the next and so forth.
“I’m perplexed as to what I saw. Maybe there’s a simple explanation but I haven’t a clue what it was,” he said.
Young had spoken out after dozens of mysterious orange lights were spotted all over Norfolk, including Norwich, Dereham, Downham Market, Holkham and Caister.
Andrew Goodchild, 42, a helicopter pilot, was baffled by an unidentified orange light he saw over Norwich just before 10pm on August 2.
Goodchild, who has flown since 1991, said he initially thought it was a low-flying chopper but quickly realised the light was unusual.
Malcolm Vicary, of Old Catton, Norwich, said he was also intrigued by the suspected UFO that night.
“At first I thought it was a hot air balloon because of the orange glow,” Vicary said.
“It suddenly changed direction for a short distance then resumed its original course.
“The orange glow then went out. It then started to descend quite fast in the direction of St Faith’s, very close to Norwich airport.
“I’m sure it wasn’t an aircraft because there were no navigation lights or sound,” he added.
Other witnesses to the bright light were Dennis Sayer, of Dereham and his wife.
“Me and the wife spotted an orange light passing our house here in Dereham from the Windsor Park area at about 11.15 on Monday night,” Sayer said.
“We were looking out from a bedroom window and it was coming from the Norwich area heading toward Fakenham/Wells way.
“It did not appear to be going that fast - about the speed of a helicopter or less.
“I tried taking a picture of it with my mobile but the light was not bright enough.
“It was orange and pulsing and what looked like other coloured lights within it, but the main colour was orange,” he added. (ANI)
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