Mysterious Flying Object Sighted Over San José

December 22, 2006

Pedestrians in San José were baffled in January when a white, shiny circle seen in the sky left hundreds wondering if they were in the presence of a UFO. Some bystanders went into a panic and some even burst into tears.

The National Meteorological Institute (IMN) later announced it had recently launched a weather balloon that might explain the mysterious sighting.

 

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