UFO sightings over Somerset revealed

IS Somerset a hotbed of extraterrestrial activity? Yes, at least according files of reported UFO sightings released by The National Archive this week. Overall, there were 19 reports of possible sightings of UFOs in Somerset between September 2008 and November 2009.

The files released are the tenth and final set from the Ministry of Defence's UFO desk, which closed down in 2009 despite the frequency of reports going up.

This increase has been linked to the craze of setting off Chinese lanterns in recent years.

Here are some of Somerset's more unusual sightings: 'An orange cigar-shaped object, 80ft long and 30ft tall with a bright rear light' was reported in Somerton on November 4, 2008.

'A metallic ball in the sky chased by a fast jet then a helicopter' was spotted near Yeovil on October 23, 2009.

In Bath an object which looked like 'a low flying cloud with a light flashing on it' was seen on September 9, 2007.

Four silent orange/yellow objects moving from NW to SE with no navigation lights were sighted over Weston-Super-Mare on February 10, 2009.

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8:40pm Sat 22 Jun 13

Mark1970 says...

The top secret stuff was hidden away years ago. These report's are from non creditable sightings.

I know that there has been radar sighting's and that is from a military view.

Top secret document's were about where the force brought paper clips from.

Do you honestly think that these document's are really that special that they could be released into the public domain?

Half the planet believe in God, and yet the people who believe in UFO's are classed as nut cases. Ok so maybe David Icke is one, I do not think that the Queen is a lizard, and that the moon does not exist.

There however has been certain cases where things have happened which cannot be explained.
The top secret stuff was hidden away years ago. These report's are from non creditable sightings. I know that there has been radar sighting's and that is from a military view. Top secret document's were about where the force brought paper clips from. Do you honestly think that these document's are really that special that they could be released into the public domain? Half the planet believe in God, and yet the people who believe in UFO's are classed as nut cases. Ok so maybe David Icke is one, I do not think that the Queen is a lizard, and that the moon does not exist. There however has been certain cases where things have happened which cannot be explained. Mark1970

10:11pm Sun 23 Jun 13

booker4 says...

To Whom It May Concern,
11th September 2004, Burghfield, READING Berks England,
After investigating this sighting we no longer require reports of U.F.Os as the video evidence shows all we need to know,
once again thank you all for your support,
michael lewendon
To Whom It May Concern, 11th September 2004, Burghfield, READING Berks England, After investigating this sighting we no longer require reports of U.F.Os as the video evidence shows all we need to know, once again thank you all for your support, michael lewendon booker4

9:29am Mon 24 Jun 13

localmcnocal says...

Why am i not supprised by marks comments?
Why am i not supprised by marks comments? localmcnocal

11:00am Mon 24 Jun 13

Mark1970 says...

I served on an active base close to Rendlesham. I never served at the time of the incident, but other people did. There has been unexplained radar blips, whether this is from ET or secret military air craft, who knows?

I am open minded regarding the possibility of life on other planets, as I am that there might be a God.
I served on an active base close to Rendlesham. I never served at the time of the incident, but other people did. There has been unexplained radar blips, whether this is from ET or secret military air craft, who knows? I am open minded regarding the possibility of life on other planets, as I am that there might be a God. Mark1970

7:57am Thu 27 Jun 13

FreeSpeech? says...

Their must be intelligent life on other planets because if us bunch of muppets on earth are the only intelligence there is know hope.
Their must be intelligent life on other planets because if us bunch of muppets on earth are the only intelligence there is know hope. FreeSpeech?

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