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116,769. The British government has kept secret files on each and every reported sighting. (UFOs & UFOs UK) UFO Files 2e3: Britain’s X-Files
116,770. Britain’s best-documented UFO incidents: including what two pilots saw on a mission over south-west England; the mysterious shapes in the sky spotted by two Devon police officers; and the flying machine seen by American servicemen in a forest in Suffolk. (UFOs & UFOs UK) ibid.
8,270. Over 10,000 UFO sightings have been reported to the British government. These reports and subsequent investigations into flying saucers have been shrouded in mystery and rumour for fifty years. So much so that they are widely referred to as Britain’s X-Files. ibid.
8,271. There had been some reports of aerial phenomena by aircrew during the Second World War. But in the United States a spate of sightings had resulted in one newspaper coining the phrase ‘flying saucer’ for the very first time. In response the British government established one of the most bizarre committees in political history: the Flying Saucer Working Party. ibid.
8,272. It was claimed that [Geoff] Smythe and [Terry] Johnson’s sighting was confirmed by radar. As the 1950s wore on radar reports of UFOs became more frequent. The new technology seemed to provide hard evidence for believers. But sceptics and the MOD relied heavily on the very fact that it was new technology to explain away the phenomenon. ibid.
8,273. I believe that the United Kingdom is one of the most underground places on the planet, and that particularly central Scotland – central Scotland - has got some of the most untalked-about cavern systems on the planet. (UFO & Under Ground) Andrew Hennessey, author The Mystery of Stargate Edinburgh
8,274. More UFOs are reported by people in Scotland than any other country. And some residents suggest some elaborate theories to explain it. The World’s Strangest UFO Stories: Have Aliens Invaded Scotland?
8,275. It can all be traced to a specific region in the heart of the country. With most sightings reported within an area between Falkirk in the North, Glasgow in the east, and Edinburgh in the west, it’s been dubbed the Falkirk Triangle. ibid.
8,276. There’s another place where UFOs sightings seem to congregate: it’s a small town called Rosslyn. ibid.
8,277. Today I will be speaking again to John Hanson who is the author of Haunted Skies: The Encyclopaedia of British UFOS which is a series of encyclopaedias charting British UFO cases. And there are several volumes. Richard D Hall, RichPlanet.net Haunted Skies II
8,278. The MOD suddenly announced late in 2009 that they were going to close its UFO desk. Richplanet TV with Gary Heseltine
8,279. In the summer of 2008 reports of flying saucers and other crafts were capturing the headlines again. Britain's Closest Encounters, Channel 5 2013
8,280. Todmorden: the story of a young Yorkshire police officer sighting an unidentified object became headline news. ibid.
8,281. Two traffic officers on the moors ... reported seeing a bright pulsating sphere ... Six separate police officers had witnessed strange phenomena that night. ibid.
8,282. Over the last three decades police officers have contributed to a large proportion of British UFO reports. ibid.
8,283. Flight Lieutenant M J E Swiney .... sighted three mysterious saucer- shaped objects. Today the reports have vanished without explanation. The only document that remains is the Flight Squadron’s record book. Michael Swiney was told their actual reports into the incident had been shredded after five years in line with government policy. During the course of 1952 many similar incidents were recorded. The government responded by setting up a new secret project. The British UFO Files
8,284. Buried in the vaults of the Ministry of Defence are thousands of reports on UFO sightings, some of them left unexplained. Now after decades of secrecy the files are being released. And for the first time the truth about Britain’s UFOs is revealed: the near mid-air collision, the World War Two bomber’s close encounter, an unidentified object caught on radar. And new evidence on one of the most celebrated UFO cases: the Welsh Roswell. Strange unexplained stories that leave many wondering if there really is life out there. UFO UK: New Evidence
8,286. In the summer of 2008 Britain came under siege from the skies. In the space of only two moths nearly two hundred UFOs were sighted nationwide. (UFOs & UFOs UK) UFO Hunters s2e9: UFO Storm
8,287. In Liverpool thirteen strange orbs; in Ramsgate a giant flying triangle; in Bristol a hovering silver object; and in Birmingham three low flying discs. (UFOs & UFOs UK) ibid.
8,288. On June 7th 2008 not far from Barry, Glamorgan a police helicopter was preparing to land at MOD St Athan when it was struck by a UFO. (UFOs & UFOs UK) ibid.
8,289. Could the MOD’s release of classified files be a smokescreen for ongoing investigations? (UFOs & UFOs UK) ibid.
8,290. An extraordinary photograph showing a tornado and a UFO has surfaced in Lancashire. (UFOs & UFOs UK) ibid.
8,293. In 2007 four thousand feet about the English Channel, a pilot and his passengers watched as enormous objects flew by. While a few years earlier the captain of another commercial aircraft witnesses a large disc fly under his plane and disappear. (UFOs & UFOs UK) UFO Hunters s2e10: Giant UFOs
8,294. Giant UFOs: On April 23rd 2007 at approximately 3 p.m. a pilot for Aurigny Airlines was flying over the English channel when suddenly in the distance he saw a brilliant yellow light and immediately radioed Jersey’s Air Traffic Control. He’d just spotted something colossal - something he said that was almost a mile wide. (UFOs & UFOs UK) ibid.
8,295. Jersey Air Traffic Control then confirm the object on radar before receiving another sighting from a second pilot with a different airline. Shortly after this, a second enormous object was sighted by the original pilot. (UFOs & UFOs UK) ibid.
8,296. Encounters with giant UFOs are rare but not unheard of. In 2000 a woman in the Derbyshire Peak District claimed to witness a nearly three-mile-wide pink and white disc. In 1996 over a one-hundred-and-thirty-four mile stretch of highway in Canada’s Yukon territory more than twenty witnesses confirmed seeing an enormous saucer-shaped object. Triangular data later revealed the object to be at least half a mile wide. And in 1986 the pilot of a Japanese aircraft travelling between Iceland and Anchorage Alaska reported three objects trailing his 747 ... He referred to the largest object as a mother ship. (UFOs & UFOs UK) ibid.
8,297. Are massive UFOs tracking our commercial aircraft? (UFOs & UFOs UK) ibid.
8,298. On January 12th 2007 ... two US Air Force F-15s based at RAF Lakenheath were asked to intercept a target picked up on radar. (UFOs & UFOs UK) ibid.
8,291. The files reveal sightings in World War II and in some cases these were considered so grave they were referred right to the top of government. UFO UK: New Evidence
8,292. Churchill took a personal interest in unexplained sightings. ibid.
117,122. London control called us in the winter of 1962 and asked us, would we chase one? … The radar return was very distinct and solid … It kind of lit up in the sky and went off into space. (UFOs & UFOs UK) The Disclosure Project 2001, George Filer, US Air Force
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8,299. 26th October – Disc – Kincardine O’Neil Aberdeenshire: A flying saucer case … in broad daylight on a glorious day on 26th October 2000 not far from Aberdeen. Richard D Hall, Richplanet TV
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8,300. The Welsh Roswell: In 1974 in north Wales thousands of people experienced a violent earth tremor, and lights were seen falling from the sky. Some UFOlogists believe a UFO crashed. UFO UK: New Evidence
8,301. 24th January 1974 at 21:50 GMT: five bodies spectacularly incandescent were observed traversing the sky. MOD file