of Brean UFO
'plane in flames'
mystery surrounding the sighting of a 'plane in flames' over Brean
appears to be over after a Burnham-On-Sea.com reader sent us this
photograph of the burning object and is confident it was a Chinese
reported last week
how Sharon Witcombe of Warren Road had spotted what she thought
was an "aircraft engulfed in a fireball" as she walked
home at around 5.15pm on October 28th. She was so concerned that
she drove away from the village in case the plane came down.
photographer Tim Allbutt, who was in the village at the same time,
took the photo above of the burning object and he's confident
it was a Chinese Lantern.
pictured right, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We were at Warren
Farm's shop, just getting back into the car, looking towards Brean
Down when this bright object came into view."
took a couple of photos and also viewed it through my binoculars.
It was clearly a Chinese Lantern."
other eyewitneses who saw the object alight have contacted Burnham-On-Sea.com
about the sighting.
reader emailed us to say: "I saw it. It must have been a
plane taking off with lights shining through light cloud - it
was very bright."
reader emailed us: "My mum saw something similar in Highbridge
about ten days before - it wasn't a plane, but was a very bright
orange flame climbing in the sky."
Air Accidents Investigation Branch said it had received no reports
of any planes in difficulty or missing last Wednesday.