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Street View sighting rocks Bethnal Green

By Lester Haines • Get more from this author

Posted in Bootnotes, 30th March 2009

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The Sun has mobilized a crack team of hacks and ufologists to probe a sensational sighting of a formation of extraterrestrial vehicles swooping over the mean streets of Bethnal Green:





"Baffled" expert Nick Pope, who apparently "used to investigate sightings for the Ministry of Defence", described the visitation as “truly fascinating”. He said: “It appears to show nine objects flying in near perfect formation. About the only thing I know that can do this is the Red Arrows - and it’s not them. I’ve run through the list of possibilities that normally explain these things, but I can’t find an answer.”

Shaken locals shared Pope's bafflement, with one telling an on-the-spot Sun reporter: “This is definitely the strangest thing I’ve ever seen in Bethnal Green.”

In other Street View news, our piece last week
Street View ghost spooks Cardiff medium ? The Register
on the truly chilling Victorian ghost stalks Cardiff mystery prompted Google to pull an image of an Edinburgh man cheerily giving the search monolith's spycar the two-finger treatment.

Very churlish, and we have just one thing to say: