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UFO Reported To Air Traffic Control at Port Elizabeth | SOUTH AFRICA

UFO Reported To Air Traffic Control at Port Elizabeth

At approximately 21h30, on Monday night, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) in Port Elizabeth was requested by Air Traffic Control to investigate the sighting of an unidentified flying object – commonly called UFO.

     “A Boeing 737 cargo aircraft Captain and Co-Pilot, flying from Cape Town International Airport to Port Elizabeth International Airport, reported seeing what appeared to be a green object increasing in altitude past the cockpit of their aeroplane reaching to about a thousand feet into clouds above them and then returning towards earth at high speed past the cockpit of the aeroplane,” said NSRI spokesperson, Craig Lambinon.

“The sighting was reported to Air Traffic Control at Port Elizabeth International Airport, who requested NSRI’s assistance to investigate the possibility that an aircraft or craft may be in difficulty.

By www.rnews.co.za

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UFO Marketing Hoax Gets Mixed Responses

UFO Marketing Hoax Gets Mixed Responses

By www.capetalk.co.za

     Clover and FutureLife have confirmed that they are behind the recent series of “UFO sightings” in Cape Town, Durban, Soweto and Sandton.

The hoax, which was a marketing stunt to launch their new smart milk drink, has been met with mixed reaction on social media.

CapeTalk host John Maytham and advertising expert Jonathan Cherry have disagreed on the effectiveness of the extraterrestrial campaign and whether or not brand value has been added to the dairy product.

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UFO Crash Site Puzzles Motorists

UFO Crash Site Puzzles Motorists

By ewn.co.za

     JOHANNEBSURG – UFO sightings. Strange lights in the sky. Unexplained crash sites. Could it all just be coincidence … or were there aliens in Sandton?

Well, as it turns out there is a more plausible explanation for some of the odd occurrences in and around Johannesburg’s business district.

One of EWN’s intrepid alien hunters (read “journalist”) did some digging and in true sci-fi style found a folder with the words “Top Secret” stamped on it. She knew she’d found something important.

Okay, that didn’t really happen. But we did speak to food producer FutureLife which says a UFO landing at the corner of Sandton Drive and William Nicol was in fact the big reveal for its new energy drink. […]

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‘UFO Clouds’ Are Real – Here’s How They Happen

'UFO Clouds' Are Real - Here's How They Happen

By Brian Clark Howard
National Geographic

Technically called “lenticular clouds,” the weird phenomenon
seen over Cape Town has a simple explanation

     Social media users in Cape Town, South Africa, posted photos over the weekend that call to mind classic alien invasion movies. The pictures feature eerie, saucer-shaped puffs that seem to hang over the sky like UFOs.

But these so-called “UFO clouds” are nothing to fear.

Meteorologists call them lenticular clouds, which form when strong, moist winds blow over rough terrain, such as mountains or valleys. Picturesque Cape Town is framed by such features, including the 3,500-foot (1,066-meter) Table Mountain. […]

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