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The Skegness UFO Sighting 2011:

 

Written by John McIntyre   


Introduction

Red light and silver disc sighting 25/06/11

Location: Skegness UK.

BUFORA Accredited Investigator John McIntyre

The following report of the above event is the original document. Although, there have been changes to names and personal information to comply with the Data Protection Act. The original documents without alterations are held with BUFORA.

The witness has given permission for the details of the event to be made public for the purposes of correlation and further investigation in conjunction with other reported cases.

Details and identification of the investigator are available on the BUFORA website.

The initial report



Written Account:
It was Saturday evening at 22.00 hrs on 25th June 2011. My husband was taking photos of the night sky. We are on a caravan site in a place called Winthorpe near Ingoldmells, Skegness UK. Whilst outside looking at the night sky we noticed a red light coming nearer, there was no sound, it flew over the caravans heading in the direction of the shoreline, as it came closer we could see like a sphere above this red glowing light then in an instant it vanished as though the light was turned off. We later took the dogs on the dog field and saw it again coming away from the coastline back in land, I froze as I was not at ease with the sighting again, we both decided that this object was not an aircraft that we knew of. Again on the sighting as before no sound in the air, it suddenly vanished into thin air whilst we were stood watching it. Photos of the first sighting were taken and on closer inspection once loaded on to pc we are unsure of what this thing is.

Number of objects seen: 1

Colour(s) of Objects seen: red

Brightness of objects (as compared to the full moon): red as in a coal fire flame

Sound of objects: no sound

Smell of object(s): no smell

Observation data and time: 25/06/2011

Time object(s) were observed for in minutes: 14

How did you gauge the time duration?: sequence of photos taken on digital camera with date and time on

Where were you at the time of the incident?: Winthorpe caravan site near Ingolmells, Skegness UK

Were their any other witnesses to the object(s) seen?: my husband

How did the object(s) disappear from view?: Vanished

If you had any unusual experiences your life describe them here: not disclosed

Were the objects photographed or filmed?: photographed

Did you, or the surrounding environment suffer any physical effects which you consider to be attributable to the objects seen?: no

Were you aware of the passage of time around the time of the observation?: no

Other than the reported events did anything else unusual occur around the time of the sighting:

On photos of the sequence 6 in all on 2 photos you can see spheres.

Did any other witnesses experience anything in relation to the previous 3 questions.: no

Comparing the size the of the object(s) you saw to the full moon was it: the same size

Clarity of atmosphere: clear

Cloud cover: half

Atmosphere temperature: mild

Precipitation: dry

Wind strength: still

Visible astronomical objects: stars

The Scene of the sighting
 
 
                                                                             

Findings of the investigator.

The light described by (NAME HELD BY BUFORA) ‘a red light coming nearer, there was no sound, it flew over the caravans heading in the direction of the shore line, as it came closer we could see like a sphere above this red glowing light then in an instant it vanished as though the light was turned off’, is very indicative of a terrestrial aircraft.

RAF Coningsby is operating military traffic from this area and it is reported that the new UK UAV Taranis is being test flown from this base.
 
                                                                
 




As you can see from the general dome effect of the aircraft, this would most likely present a sphere effect at night. This craft has rarely been photographed in flight and would be an unusual sight in the sky as the test flights are limited to night flights for stealth purposes.

The aircraft is designed to fly stealthily and so would be virtually silent in its cruise flight. Having personal experience with this aircraft from Bae Warton Aerodrome, the investigator has witnessed the test flight of this type of stealth out over the sea around the Blackpool area.

At night all you are able to see of this aircraft are a red light which appears to switch off as the craft moves over the horizon and indiscernible shapes which do not appear to be conventional aircraft, achieving the objective of a stealth weapon.
 
The witness stated ‘we later took the dogs on the dog field and saw it again coming away from the coastline back in land’, which again would be indicative of a test flight returning back to base inland.

The witness then states ‘we both decided that this object was not an aircraft that we knew of. Again on the sighting as before no sound in the air, it suddenly vanished into thin air whilst we were stood watching it’.

By taking a look at the photograph which when expanded appears to show a vaguely delta/echelon shaped object flying into the cloud base, it would most likely to the investigator, be deduced that the aircraft was of a similar shape to the suspected Taranis and coupled with the stealth capabilities at night, the sudden disappearance of the object was most likely the object moving into the cloud base and acting as a stealth weapon should.

Conclusion:

A misidentified terrestrial stealth aircraft flown from RAF Coningsby.


 

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