|Occurred : 3/30/2014 15:50 (Entered as : 03/30/14 15:50)
Reported: 5/26/2019 5:00:54 AM 05:00
Location: Slovakia (in flight)(Slovakia),
|I am writing about something quite unusual I saw from a plane back in March 30, ‎2014, as I was flying from Bucharest, Romania to Beauvais, France.
It was a fine day and I took some pictures of the landscape below with my Canon camera. Then I closed the camera and put it in my handbag.
After a while, I looked out of the plane porthole again and I saw something like a yellowish plastic bag floating in the air at some distance below. While watching, the shape started to change quickly. A sort of brown nucleus was just forming at its top. Then the shape developed a tail like a comet and started to move in the opposite direction of the flight (see my drawing).
It was then that I thought of taking a photo of it. But as the camera was inside the handbag in its case, a few seconds passed until I could press the starting button. All I could get was the jet trail (underlined in picture 1).
At that time, the plane was flying somewhere above Slovakia or Austria. The approximate spot could be estimated by means of the photos taken before and after the moment (photos 2 and 3).
When I downloaded the photo on my PC, I could notice a cluster of lights in the upper right corner. They showed up in other pictures as well (e.g. photo 4).