Local skydiver explains cause of strange lights in the sky

People took to social media, contacting Fox 10 last night, all wondering about these mysterious lights in the sky. Jessica Flores did some digging and found some answers for our viewers.

These lights were spotted moving in the sky for about a minute, puzzling people all over Glendale; many believing this to be a close encounter. Well we found out these lights are unusual, but not out of this world.

"Look, they are like swooping around…Look they're moving… look how they are moving."

Home video shows four bright lights moving strangely in the sky. It all happened around 9:00 p.m. Saturday in Glendale.

"They have like flame trails coming out of them… what are they?"

Facebook lit up with theories. Could it be...aliens???

"This is what the UFO's and aliens are wearing these days," said Tom Talbott. "Yeah, exactly, we get that a lot."

Meet Tom Talbott. He's not an extra-terrestrial, but he is often confused for one.

He and his team of skydivers are known as the Arizona Skyhawks. 

"Several times we have calls come in…anything from meteors to UFOs to I swear I seen an aircraft on fire coming out of the sky," Talbott said.

Their led suits, their helmets, and their pyro-technic devices light up the night sky during performances they do around the country. 

"Something you might see with little sparkles coming down behind the band, exact same thing," Talbott says.

This is video from one of the divers helmets. At the same, those miles away saw this...

"What do you think those are? I do not know. I've never seen anything like that before in my life."

It was really just the Skyhawks firing off their pyros and parachuting down to the balloon festival below, which was an incredible sight for many on the ground and those near and far.

"I don't think it looks like an alien, but from a long ways away I could see how it might," says Talbott.

So the next time you see strange lights, it might just be the Arizona Skyhawks. They perform dozens of times a year at events ranging from graduations to weddings.
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