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A video sighting of what appeared to be a UFO went viral on September 15, 2020.
The footage — posted on several social media platforms — showed a very large grayest oval-shaped aircraft. The video that was uploaded has over 4 million views and more than 600,000 likes, in less than a day after it was posted.
The flying object that was mistaken for a UFO, was actually a Goodyear blimp. This took place near the Metlife stadium in New Jersey, before the Steelers versus Giant game. Many people pulled over their cars on the busy highway, to check out the sighting of what they thought was a UFO.
In one of the videos posted a male said ” Everybody stopped to see the aliens. I don’t know if that’s true or not, but everyone has blocked the highway.”
Many viewers saw the blimp that was mistaken for a UFO in different areas. Some people said they seen it in Passaic, New Jersey, and others say they saw it near the Teterboro airport.
Many of New Jersey residents were convinced they had captured footage of a “UFO”, but it was just a Goodyear blimp.
A Goodyear representative stated that the blimp the resident though was a UFO was capturing aerial footage of the NFL Monday Night Football game at the Metlife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The company is known for its advertisement and capturing aerial sports footage.
Written by Jessica Letcher
Edited by Sheena Robertson
NBC-9News: ‘UFO’ sighting in New Jersey was actually just the Goodyear Blimp; TEGNA
WCBS: Blimp Mistaken for UFO Near MetLife Stadium Ahead of Steelers-Giants Game; Dan Mennella
Insider: Viral videos of a ‘UFO’ in New Jersey really captured a Goodyear blimp; Rachel Greenspan
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