September 29, 2001
Location: Budapest, Hungary
military pilot recorded a spectacular video of a silver
disk object on September 29, 2001. The craft was flying
to his left side and then moved very fast past him in
the clouds as can be seen in the video."
animation of the 3 frames flyby
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Hungary - A military pilot recorded a spectacular video
of a silver disk object on September 29, 2001. The craft
was flying to his left side and then moved very fast past
him in the clouds as can be seen in the video.
was on a flight over Budapest, Hungary," said the
pilot, who has requested that his name be withheld until
the official inquiry by the Hungarian Ministry of Defence
my left I saw a bright metal aircraft that was the shape
of a perfect disk. I was careful to film the object, not
to try and chase it since it I could not match its speed.
As I was flying a reconnaisance aircraft, I got the idea
to film it and used our equipment."
at the Ministry of Defence would not answer questions
about the video when asked and warned that officially
they have no comment. Despite the denial, when informed
of the pilot's name, they did acknowledge that the he
was a real air force pilot and that it was true that he
flew photo reconnaisance airplanes.
pilot considers the video he made to be his property and
not the Hungarian governments as he was flying the plane
while not on duty and was transporting it as a favor to
save the government money. He has now hired an attorney
and wants the video to be released to the public. He hopes
the release of a few frames will make this happen.
Hungarian press news article, translated into English]