posted on Feb, 11 2009 @ 06:58 AM
My location during this account was Irthlingborough, England.
Specifically by a bustop outside the secondary school on Finedon road.
Now...through some trees I suddenly heard, and then saw two military helicopters. I have no clue as to what they were, but think Apache shape...so I
know they were gunships. (Seeing the guns helped
) They were flying quite slowly, one about 10 second behind the other, and heading in the
general direction of the small nearby town Finedon.
At a stretch I would say they may also have gone over Wellingborough if they had stayed in the same direction.
Now during my years here I have seen plenty of military aircraft, there are some airbases nearby. But I have never seen any other helicopter than a
Chinook, no gunships of any sort have ever flown over this area. (At least none that I have ever noticed)
But, I have also not seen helicopters fly so low. As I say, I saw them through trees so it's hard to tell, but I would say they would have hit the
roof of a 4 storey building...at a guess. RAF aircraft love flying low... but I've not seen them fly this low over populated areas full of houses,
trees and power lines... and never so slow. They were at a similar speed to a police helicopter searching for someone on the ground.
Usually...this would be nothing special, but as I have never seen these types of aircraft her before, and definately never seen aircarft use these
types of flight around here before...it really stuck in my mind. Keep in mind, I saw them through trees, but could still see the gun on the front,
and I have no doubt that if there had been no trees I could have clearly made out the pilots.... thats quite low to be flying for a populated area.
So is there anything new happening around here? Or is it something I really have managed to not see for 15 years?