There was excitement in the city of Geneva in Switzerland last Wednesday after hundreds of people took to social media to report sighting a mysterious UFO that hovered in the dark skies over the La Praille area of the city near the stadium.
Scores of excited witnesses took to Facebook moments after the sighting to upload photographs and videos of the mysterious object.
The UFO hovered over the Geneva stadium area for about 20 seconds at about 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, before speeding away. Witnesses said they saw the shape and form of a solid object hovering in the sky very clearly. It was a dark-colored circular object that glowed brightly in the night sky as it took off and sped away after hovering for several seconds.
Others described it as oval-shaped and flat-topped.
"Everyone sees the same thing as me? It's completely crazy! UFO above the industrial area behind the stage of la praille #ufogva."https://www.facebook.com/mathismedrano/videos/vb.1128137577/10209834812163488/
A witness told Tribune de Genève that he saw the circular shape of an enormous UFO in the sky and that it was "as big as a plane."
As it hovered over the stadium area it emitted a strange shrill noise, the witness added.
"It was about 8:30 p.m.," he continued. "The phenomenon lasted about 20 seconds and the object departed at once, as if it was burning."
"We can hardly see anything on the photo, but we clearly distinguished an oval and flatted-shaped object with three lights; then it quickly disappeared," another witness, identified as Sacha, reported on Facebook.
The website 20 Minutes reports that Sacha said he had always been skeptical about UFOs but the sighting on Wednesday evening over the stadium changed his attitude.
"It changed my way of thinking. Let's say that before I believed 30 percent in UFOs, now I believe 70 percent."https://www.facebook.com/houssem.saidi.77/videos/vb.100000341707539/1201816733173039/
The mystery of the strange craft over the Geneva stadium was compounded when the control tower at the Geneva International Airport responded to inquiries, saying that surveillance radar did not detect any unusual activity over the La Praille area between 8 p.m. and midnight.The response by the control tower sparked a furious debate on social media, with hundreds of people confirming to skeptics that they saw a massive saucer-shaped UFO hovering over the Geneva stadium for several seconds before it sped away.
But some skeptics suggested that witnesses may have seen a drone equipped with LED lights.
However, an expert who analyzed images taken by witnesses concluded that the object was unlike any drone he had ever seen. According to Fabio Chironi, an aerial photography expert, the craft was simply too big to be explained away as a drone. He also argued that analysis of the footage did not reveal an aerial object resembling any known model of a drone"Usually [drone] lights are arranged under the arms and not the ends," Chironi told Tribune de Genève. "Moreover, they are of different colors to distinguish the front from the back. Finally, the object appears to be too big to be a drone."
And although Chironi had no idea what the flying object might have been, popular UFO blogger Scott C. Waring was convinced, as usual, that he knew exactly what it was.Waring claimed that the UFO was almost certainly a TR3B UFO.
"In the two videos posted to Facebook, I notice that there are three lights in the sky which make it look like a TR3B (alien tech in USAF hands), which could be USAF or it could be actual aliens," he argued in an October 15 post to his UFO Sightings Daily blog.
According conspiracy theorists, TR3B crafts, also known as "black triangle UFOs," are a new generation of advanced stealth reconnaissance aircraft developed by the USAF under decades-long Pentagon black projects.
The technology on which the alleged crafts are based was inspired by decades of reverse-engineering research conducted by teams of U.S. government scientists working in secret with alien UFOs recovered from several UFO crash sites, including Roswell in New Mexico.
The USAF TR-3 series includes prototypes, such as the TR-3A Black Manta, and the more advanced TR-3B prototypes that allegedly include the Aurora and the Astra.
Although the U.S. government has never acknowledged the existence of the alleged TR-3 crafts, alien hunters claim there have been hundreds of authenticated sightings following the first reported sightings in the 1980s over the Antelope Valley in southern California.
However, Waring argued that the craft that appeared over Geneva was possibly not a reverse-engineered USAF TR3B craft, but one of the original alien crafts that inspired the design of the USAF TR3Bs. And one reason why he thinks it may have been an alien craft was the observation that it released a "dozen tiny glowing white drones" while hovering overhead (see video above).
"I think it is a real alien craft because I see there are a dozen tiny glowing white drones that leave the UFO and fly about just over the houses," Waring commented.
Another reason why he thinks it may have been an alien craft was that it appeared the UFO "cloaked" itself while hovering but began glowing brightly after it powered up and sped away
"Although an alien ship can cloak itself, when it powers up its propulsion to shoot away, it will glow and be visible at night," he wrote.
UFO hunters believe that after many decades the U.S. government is still keeping the original alien crafts recovered from the UFO crash sites, including one recovered from a site near Roswell in 1947, and another recovered from a sight near Kecksburg, Pennsylvania in the 1960s.
Thus, the UFO that appeared over the Geneva stadium may have been an alien craft manned by a human pilot or a UFO manned by ETs visiting Earth from space.
It is believed that government scientists and engineers were able to repair the crashed UFO crafts and human pilots learned through trial and error, during decades of reverse engineering efforts, to fly them.
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