After seeing the spectacular flypast, some took to social media in the genuine belief that they’d seen a UFO in among it all.
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Users highlighted a white circle travelling across the screen, passing by the smoke trails left behind by the Red Arrows.
One user posted a clip of the coverage on Reddit and wrote: “Jubilee UFO zoomed in. Thoughts?”
Another uploaded the clip to YouTube, captioning the video: “UFO SIGHTING AT THE QUEENS JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS ? UFO Passes The Red Arrows ?
Some seemed absolutely convinced, with one writing: “A spherical metallic orb ufo, they are making a presence now.”
Another said: “Just some Silent Observers flying by to show their props to the Queen.”
Some viewers were convinced they'd spotted something unusualGetty/Sky News
Others though, were less convinced, and had their own interpretations.
“I think it’s a bird tbh. Ive seen Some footage from another angle and looks like a feathered friend. The footage itself is being filmed at high speeds so gives the illusion of a fast moving object when in reality it’s probably just moving at a leisurely seagul speed [sic],” a user said.
“Lens artifact. It dips and rises with the movement of the camera [sic],” another added.
One more said: “It was a [balloon]. The angle of the helicopter and the planes made it look like it was flying fast.”
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