Saturday, 2 January 2016

UFO snapped over Dubai by former air force contractor just hours before towering inferno

A STUNNED former air force contractor said a Unidentified flying object (UFO) was hovering in the skies above Dubai just hours before the New Year's Eve towering inferno in a luxury hotel.

By JON AUSTIN -  Express..
PUBLISHED: 15:16, Fri, Jan 1, 2016 | UPDATED: 15:47, Fri, Jan 1, 2016

The blazing skyscraper (left), the UFO, and (inset) the object close up

Authorities are still trying to fathom the cause of the blaze on the 20th floor of the 63-storey hotel which broke out at 9.30pm local time.

The witness, a commuter who has not been named, sent details of the flying disc, he said appeared at 6.42am local time, to UFO investigators, which have been picked up by a number of other alien websites.

He said: "I was driving to work, when an object appeared in the sky.

"I thought the object was a blimp (airship) or helicopter at first, but it didn't move."

The witness said he photographed the UFO for 20 minutes

The shocked driver parked up at his office to investigate further.

he said: "It was still there. I looked closer and could not determine the craft.

"I worked as a civilian contractor for the Air Force for 12 years and am familiar with all types of aircraft."

He noticed the object did not have any lights.