A British Airways pilot on Friday reported the sighting of an flying saucers off the southwest coast of Eire, that was described as a “shiny mild” that got here alongside his plane and “quickly veered to the north,” the BBC reported.
The pilot contacted Shannon air visitors management to verify if there have been navy workouts and was advised that there have been no workouts within the space, the report stated. One other pilot stated the velocity was “astronomical, it was like Mach 2,” which is twice the velocity of sound, the report stated.
One other pilot in a Virgin aircraft theorized that the lights might have been a meteor or one other object re-entering the earth’s environment. He additionally noticed “two shiny lights” to his proper which “climbed away at velocity,” the BBC reported.
“Glad it wasn’t simply me,” one other pilot stated, based on The Irish Occasions.
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) is investigating the experiences.
“Following experiences from a small variety of plane on Friday ninth November of surprising air exercise the IAA has filed a report,” the IAA defined, in an announcement emailed to Fox Information. “This report will likely be investigated underneath the traditional confidential prevalence investigation course of.”
A spokesman for the IAA advised The Irish Occasions that the UFOs had been unlikely to be aliens from one other planet.
Shannon Airport declined to remark when contacted by Fox Information. “Because the incident is underneath investigation by the IAA it wouldn’t be acceptable for us to remark,” stated a spokeswoman, in an emailed assertion.
Fox Information’ James Rogers contributed to this text.