Former space shuttle engineer James Oberg, who looks into claims of unidentified objects, said this one "is not even one of the more tantalizing ones."
A story shared widely on newsbreakapp about the 2014 video - reporting a "fleet" of UFOS seen flying under a plane - claims that UFO enthusiasts and debunkers can't find an alternative explanation. Not really.
"Nature and human activities provide a numerous variety of explanations, most of which these investigators (who posted the video) never even thought of," Oberg said.
Even UFO believers offer explanations. The video was posted on a couple of bulletin boards for diehard UFO believers and several of them offered alternatives to flying saucers.
This is part of The Associated Press' ongoing effort to fact-check misinformation that is shared widely online, including work with Facebook to identify and reduce the circulation of false stories on the platform.
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