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Eyewitnesses told the Fars News Agency (FNA) that a radiant UFO had crashed in the Barez Mounts of Kerman on Wednesday morning.
.....the object was on fire with thick smoke coming from it, which identified the object as not being a meteor. Abulghassem noted that a few days earlier, in Rafsanjan, a similar incident was reported by witnesses.
an informed source told FNA that the object has been on fire and there has been thick smoke coming out of it prior to the crash, concluding that the object couldn't have been a meteor as meteors do not smoke.
Similar crash incidents have been witnessed frequently during the last year all across Iran, and officials believe that the objects could be spy planes or a hi-tech espionage device
Similar crash incidents have been witnessed frequently during the last year all across Iran, and officials believe that the objects could be spy planes or a hi-tech espionage device.
the object couldn't have been a meteor as meteors do not smoke.
When a meteor enters the Earth's atmosphere the resulting fireball produces light, due to the friction between its surface and the air. A smoke or dust trail is produced in the sky by the fireball caused by the removal of material from the surface of the meteorite. Because the fireballs are traveling at high speeds, they sometimes produce a sonic boom or whistling heard 30 miles or more from where the meteorite lands. Several booms may be succeeded by irregular sputtering sounds, comparable to an automobile backfiring.
meteorites can smoke
Originally posted by DJMessiah
I've never understood causes of UFO crashes. If a flying vehicle can travel through space debris, enter Earth's atmosphere without burning up, and obtain speeds not accessible by modern technology, what would cause them to just drop out of the sky?
Modern jet engines suffer major damage due to even small birds being sucked into the engine. The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) requires that all engine types pass a test which includes throwing a fresh chicken (dead, but not frozen) into a running jet engine. The engine does not have to remain functional after the test, but it must not cause significant damage to the rest of the aircraft. Thus, if the bird strike causes it to "throw a blade" (break apart in a way where parts fly off at high speed), doing so must not cause loss of the aircraft. It is reputed that the chicken used in the tests is known in aviation circles to be a specific size and is thus known as an "aviation standard bird".
Originally posted by Agit8dChop
How do you know that?
Maybe gravity systems have some uncanny weakness to some sort of funky fibre found in.... beaks? or feathers?
Originally posted by Springer
It would be pretty AMAZING to think there as a photographer that just happened to be there at the exact right instant.
Originally posted by Mayan2012
if im not mistaken ...space ships WONT be using jet engines hahaha and im sure if they are using some sort of "Anti-Grav" engine (Which im 99% sure they are) then there is no way bird could cause a threat to them