|2 of our aircraft were conducting night navigation exercises to the south and south east of our home airfield. At approximately 20:15 one of our aircraft was tracking south||
By Air Midwest
towards Gloucester at 7000ft after leaving the the Birmingham air traffic zone. At the same time one of our other aircraft was also tracking south towards Gloucester at 4000ft when both aircraft observed one red and one orange lights in the the sky south of Gloucester. Our aircraft approached the lights on an interception track but were unable to gain on the objects as they appeared to move further south of Gloucester as our aircraft approached. We were unable to identify the lights.
One of our pilots filed the following report on the event –
“I observed Initially 2 large square orange lights. One on top of each but slightly off set however there was a gap in height between them. The top object was constantly orange. The lower one occasionally flicked white but majority of time was orange. In addition to that on 2 occasions I observed 5 orange lights but that was momentary….”