posted on Aug, 4 2010 @ 10:49 PM
reply to post by HomerinNC
Why should there be if it was at night? Airports are actually strange Oasis's of little or nothing in the middle or edge or large Urban areas. There
are often very few houses in the local vicinity and those there are are often, as with Birmingham International hidden behind steep banks of grassed
land to aid with noise control.
People who live near airports, by and large ignore them , they even learn to phase out the noise of aircraft coming in as the brain becomes accustomed
to it. They certainly have little or no interest in actually watching the planes that are, often, the bane of their lives. You will get the odd plane
enthusiast buying property in the area for that specific reason. Then you are expecting them to be no station observing at exactly the right time.
Then there's the question or airport employees reporting the object. Oh yes, so Mr/Miss/Mrs you saw what and how large was it? You really think your
typical member of staff who has, umpteen security checks to go through before actually obtaining a job in the first place, is going to report it if it
doesn't actually look like it's going to crash ?
There's a line from one of my favourite films... Repo man... "Most people spend their lives avoiding intense situations, Repo Man is always
There is a truth in that line. Most people grow up with a deeply ingrained sub conscious idea that we, as humans, are top of the chain. It's only
forty years or so that Horror and Sci Fi films have had unresolved endings. There was a time it simply wans't allowed and still isn't on kids TV in
the USA. That means when many people are confronted with a situation that seems to just blow away all that low level programming they often choose
to just clam up about it or even pretend it didn't happen.
The chances of anyone having a camera and even then wishing to film, or for that matter, remembering they had the camera with them are actually,
pretty slim, especially in 1995.