Aircraft in LAM Lambourne hold reports large orange balloon


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At 1700 GMT Saturday, January 25, 2014, an aircraft in the Lambourne stack reported passing a large orange balloon. A very intense storm with lightning and intense rain was occurring to the south and traffic was rarely put into a right hand orbit. The unknown aircraft was destined to EGLL Heathrow Runways 27. Aircraft were leaving the stack at FL 90.