- UFO expert Nick Pope predicted aliens would appear at the Games
- Possibly a blimp or helicopter gathering aerial footage
By NICK ENOCH
PUBLISHED: 11:01 EST, 30 July 2012 | UPDATED: 05:31 EST, 31 July 2012
As fireworks lit up the heavens above the Olympics opening ceremony, watched by around a billion people, something else was seen among the whizz-bangs in the night sky… a UFO.
It may have ticked all the cliche boxes – saucer-shaped, bulge in the middle, metallic – but no one has yet stepped forward to explain the slow-moving object.
The incident came right at the close of last Friday’s spectacular at the Olympic Park stadium in Stratford, east London at around 12.30am.
And it was just as Nick Pope, one of the UK’s top UFO experts, predicted only weeks ago – that mass summer events would be a prime time for crafts from other worlds to present themselves to mankind.
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