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- Jul 19, 2004
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'It's not ours': Government denies knowledge of strange 'UFO' over Japanese city
the origin of a strange, balloon-like UFO that appeared in the sky over the city of Sendai, Japan yesterday (June 17) around 7 am local time, remains a mystery a full day after its sudden arrival. The object looked like a large white, unmanned balloon attached to two crossed propellers, according to news reports. The UFO lingered in the sky, largely motionless, for several hours before drifting over the Pacific Ocean, AFP reported.
While a weather balloon seems like the obvious explanation (they are widely available for purchase), a spokesperson from the Sendai bureau of the Japan Meteorological Agency told AFP that "it's not ours." In his daily press briefing later that day, Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga also denied any knowledge of the balloon's origin, according to AFP. ...
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