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UFO Sighting Report - United Kingdom

April 26th & 28th 2008 : Torquay, Devon, England


UFOINFO Sighting Form Report

Location: Torquay

Date: 26th April and 28th April

Time: (26th) 5.30am; 9am; 9.20pm - 9.40pm; 10pm (28th) 3.50am

Number of witnesses: 4

Number of objects: 2

Shape of objects: Indefinable - bright white/amber lights possibly oval

Weather Conditions: Clear

Description: Bright light spotted approaching from south to north, thought to be landing light of an aircraft but too low. No engine noise, no navigation lights, it passed above the house silently and out of sight behind trees at the rear of the garden. About three minutes later a similar light appeared following the same path.

After this sighting occurred (and following reports in the press) another family in the same area of Torquay, England, reported seeing similar objects, this time following a north/south path but on a practically similar flight path to the first sighting when plotted on a map. However, these lights hovered and then retraced their line of approach. On the second occasion of this second sighting the light extinguished.

Following the press report other people came forward to report strange lights as follows:

26 April 5.30am. Object captured on camera over Torquay (plotted on map to be in the location of the above sightings)

26 April 9pm (approx)Diffuse red light appears over the sea at nearby Preston and 'shoots off' in the direction of Dartmouth (to the west)

26 April 10pm. Bright red light hovering over the sea in the same area as the previous red light at Preston and shining a beam onto the water. This extinguished and the object shot off to the east. (Enquiries have shown that there were no police or coastguard helicopters operational during the periods shown)

28 April 3.50am. White truncated triangle object observed spiralling out from an inland location towards the sea before shooting off to the west (Dartmouth area).

TV/Radio: Main sighting reported to Herald Express published on 29 April, eliciting reports of the further sightings published on 30 April.