Northumberland Coast UFOs?
Does anyone know about the Northumberland Coast UFOs? In the early evening I usually see one or two lights appear looking down towards Amble, though they could be further south as it's impossible to tell. They seems to be some hearsay about lights over Northumberland, so I was wondering if anyone else has seen them, or knows what they are.
I am genuinely open-minded about UFOS (etc) and wonder if these are helicopter lights, though there is only one light and it's much larger and brighter than an aircraft light. It doesn't move; it simply appears for around 1-2 mins, then rapidly shrinks and disappears - it will then reappear 2-3 times again. Looking down the coast towards Amble the light seems about 20 miles inland, but a second light can also appear right on the coast too. They are not very high up in the sky; around the height of a low flying aircraft - but like I say; they don't move at all, though if they are moving AWAY from me it would be hard to say.
As a related, but seperate issue. Please can someone tell me if it's possible due to some atmospheric condition (or whatever) for a helicopter to pass me very closely in flight at night, yet remain 100% silent? Daily the coastguard helicopter flies by my home so I know how loud it is, yet on two occasions (so far) at night I've observed an aircraft visible only by its lights fly by very near me at helicopter speed on the coast, yet it was 100% silent, and it was a very strange experience. Possibly a new military aircraft, or something else?? Thank you.