Dagenham UFOs are sky lanterns

A UFOLOGIST has admitted that mysterious orange lights repeatedly seen in the night sky could be nothing more than Chinese lanterns. Roy Lake, 71, of the London UFO Studies group, said the glows spotted in Dagenham since October could be cheap sky lante

A UFOLOGIST has admitted that mysterious orange lights repeatedly seen in the night sky could be nothing more than Chinese lanterns.

Roy Lake, 71, of the London UFO Studies group, said the "glows" spotted in Dagenham since October could be cheap sky lanterns let off in groups before suddenly "vanishing" when their candles go out.

In the latest sighting, in the early hours of February 14, Karen Gray was shocked to see several orange orbs over the Heathway that disappeared after three minutes.

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