UFO Sighting Report - United Kingdom
1966? : Leeds, Yorkshire, England
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Hi The memory of this encounter has remained with me since 1966 ..I was only about eleven years of age and at home from school ill.
At the time I was recording some rolling stone LP records from an old style record player via a Grundig reel to reel tape recorder with an external microphone, I was in the kitchen when all of a sudden the music was drowned out by a very loud sound interference like a buzzing sound coming through the record player, instinctively I went into the living room to check the record player arm hadn't shot across the LP record.
The living room window was to my left as I came out of the kitchen door and I saw a very strange shiny metalic object clearly which appeared to be above the house roof. The object was hexagonal and appeared to be constructed from scaffolding, like something constructed from a meccano set. It sped away at a 45 degree angle at an incredibly fast speed and vanished into the clouds.
Next day the Evening Post newspaper contained reports of a ufo sighting at the same time over the area, which was an area known as Swarcliffe in Leeds. I recall it mentioned two school boys trying to follow the object and also a postman on a bicycle witnessed the sighting. I remember playing back the tape which recorded a vibration. Later there were several sightings of green triangular objects in the area at night, and my mother was awoken by what she described as a bright ball of light outside her bedroom window. My sighting was in broad daylight about 12.30 ..to the right of our house was farmland, to the left was a sprawling housing estate. I doubt if there is an explanation. j.f