On the night of 21 September, several bright objects were seen streaking across the sky over Scotland and Northern Ireland. The bright lights were seen with associated loud bangs which are thought to have been sonic booms indicating supersonic velocities. The consensus of opinion between Jodrell bank, the RAF and the Met Office was that the objects were probably either a meteorite breaking up in the atmosphere or space debris re-entering. The objects were seen about two weeks week after strange Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) trailing vapours were also reported as flying at high speed over Scotland.
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