Photos
Article

By Lee Speigel

Odd, lights glowing and flickering in the early morning sky above Cape Coral on Jan. 27 had many Florida residents reporting possible UFOs to their local NBC affiliate.

"They were small lights that hovered over the water...and then they disappeared," Pete Maccio told the TV station.

Nearly a week later, nobody is quite sure what they saw.

Cape Coral, located on the Gulf of Mexico side of The Sunshine State, is known for having more miles of canals than any other city in the world. Now it's also known for UFOs.

Theories on what the unusual lights might be range from water reflections in the sky to aliens to another more probable explanation, and one very often mistaken for UFOs: sky lanterns.

"We reached out to the MUFON organization, the Mutual UFO Network, which tracks suspicious spottings," NBC-2's Steve Campion reported.

"They told us many of the recent reports filed with them across the state could be explained by a sky lantern. The increasingly popular contraption uses hot air to float high into the sky," he said.

In November, FOX-4, WFTX-TV, received several phone calls from eyewitnesses who saw unexplained lights over Cape Coral. One person said, "They were actually those Chinese lanterns you light up like a balloon and it floats up and then when they go out, they fall to the ground. That's exactly what they were."

Keep reading this story at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/05/ufos-over-cape-coral-florida_n_2602450.html

Comments
Order by: 
Per page: 
 
  • There are no comments yet
The Social Network Buzz - Comment using your Facebook, AOL, Hotmail or Yahoo! account
Info
Administrator
The Black Vault Owner/Operator
02.07.2013 (436 days ago)
Main UFOs
715 Views
0 Subscribers
All News by Administrator
Share This Article
Rate
0 votes
Related News
A new photo of a mysterious flying object over Kansas has been revealed.
Yesterday · From Administrator
Aurora, Texas was Roswell before Roswell: a middle-of-nowhere town that suddenly became surrounded by legend when an alleged alien visitor crash-landed from outer space.
Main UFOs
2 days ago · From Administrator
A YOUNG woman from a small north Pembrokeshire village believes she had a close encounter early this morning (Tuesday).
Main UFOs
4 days ago · From Administrator
In previous articles that I have written about Roswell New Mexico, I have mentioned a few things Roswell and the State of New Mexico are known for that are not affiliated with the 1947 UFO crash
Main UFOs
11 days ago · From Administrator
Former President Bill Clinton said he “wouldn't be surprised” if Earth was eventually visited by aliens.
16 days ago · From Administrator
UFOs Over Cape Coral, Fla. Are Still Looking For An Explanation