The truth is out there: MoD releases Sussex UFO reports

The truth is out there: MoD releases Sussex UFO reports

The truth is out there: MoD releases Sussex UFO reports

First published in News by , Business editor

The truth is now out there after reports of flying saucers and cross-shaped UFOs across Sussex have been released.

The files, published by the National Archives, are the last of their kind after the MoD closed its UFO desk, which it could no longer justify on defence grounds.

One UFO sighting in 2007 described a stationary object in the sky that looked like the shape of a “diagonal cross on a Scottish flag”.

Another report by a Metropolitan police officers told of an oval-shaped aircraft accelerating at a “colossal speed” above Gatwick Airport in 2009.

The officer, who was driving on the M23 towards the airport, wrote to the MoD: “I was glancing at the sky to try to get a view of flights inbound to Gatwick and it was at this point I saw a flash and bright light in the sky which I thought was a plane or helicopter.

Vanished “I continued to watch the sky not thinking anything unusual and then this oval-shaped object accelerated at a colossal speed, faster than any aircraft I have ever seen, including fighter jets.

“This unusual-shaped aerial vehicle, after accelerating, just vanished out of view.”

The MoD wrote back to the officer saying it only examined reports if there was a possible defence risk or a compromise of airspace.

The department said unless there was a threat it do not attempt to identify each sighting.

Another UFO sighting in 2007 described a stationary object in the sky that looked like the shape of a “diagonal cross on a Scottish flag”.

The observer spotted the strange sight above the railway line near Haywards Heath station.

The MoD notes suggested someone should call the man with an explanation – but none was given in the documents.

The strange sightings follow an official report which found two UFOs narrowly avoided colliding with planes above East Grinstead in December 2012. The unexplained near misses were revealed in a report by the Airprox Board, which monitors air safety.

Two flat silver discs, which also appeared on radar, were reported to be stationary, or very slow moving, about 100 feet below the flightpath.

But the pilots who saw the objects described them as “toy like” and the risk to the planes was assessed as low.

Dozens of reports of bright lights in the skies and flaming orbs were made to the Argus in 2009.

But the spotters were divided into those who thought the UFO spots were proof of alien life, and others who thought they were Chinese lanterns.

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8:08pm Sun 23 Jun 13

qm says...

"The MoD wrote back to the officer saying it only examined reports if there was a possible defence risk or a compromise of airspace.
The department said unless there was a threat it do not attempt to identify each sighting."

Who are they employing these days? Unbelievably crass stupidity!

It's a threat until you KNOW that it isn't!
"The MoD wrote back to the officer saying it only examined reports if there was a possible defence risk or a compromise of airspace. The department said unless there was a threat it do not attempt to identify each sighting." Who are they employing these days? Unbelievably crass stupidity! It's a threat until you KNOW that it isn't! qm
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8:35pm Sun 23 Jun 13

medianscore says...

How about this:

1. Extraterrestrials DO exist, have bases in remote regions of the earth including deep under the oceans. They have been here for eons and we are genetically related to them. There has been a monumental cover-up for decades and the Vatican is also part of this cover-up.

2. There is a hidden Technology and Space Program which is far more advanced than is in the public domain.

3. President Eisenhower met with one particular group of ET's at Holloman Air Force Base, USA in 1955 to sign a treaty on the exchange of technology for allowing them to use a base in US territory.

4. The establishment will never publicly disclose the presence of extraterrestrials for fear of mass panic and anarchy on a global scale.
How about this: 1. Extraterrestrials DO exist, have bases in remote regions of the earth including deep under the oceans. They have been here for eons and we are genetically related to them. There has been a monumental cover-up for decades and the Vatican is also part of this cover-up. 2. There is a hidden Technology and Space Program which is far more advanced than is in the public domain. 3. President Eisenhower met with one particular group of ET's at Holloman Air Force Base, USA in 1955 to sign a treaty on the exchange of technology for allowing them to use a base in US territory. 4. The establishment will never publicly disclose the presence of extraterrestrials for fear of mass panic and anarchy on a global scale. medianscore
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9:28pm Sun 23 Jun 13

Serf says...

medianscore wrote:
How about this:

1. Extraterrestrials DO exist, have bases in remote regions of the earth including deep under the oceans. They have been here for eons and we are genetically related to them. There has been a monumental cover-up for decades and the Vatican is also part of this cover-up.

2. There is a hidden Technology and Space Program which is far more advanced than is in the public domain.

3. President Eisenhower met with one particular group of ET's at Holloman Air Force Base, USA in 1955 to sign a treaty on the exchange of technology for allowing them to use a base in US territory.

4. The establishment will never publicly disclose the presence of extraterrestrials for fear of mass panic and anarchy on a global scale.
Where is your proof of this ? Maybe you have been smoking the wacky backy. Or is it that Elvis is still alive and he told you this ?
[quote][p][bold]medianscore[/bold] wrote: How about this: 1. Extraterrestrials DO exist, have bases in remote regions of the earth including deep under the oceans. They have been here for eons and we are genetically related to them. There has been a monumental cover-up for decades and the Vatican is also part of this cover-up. 2. There is a hidden Technology and Space Program which is far more advanced than is in the public domain. 3. President Eisenhower met with one particular group of ET's at Holloman Air Force Base, USA in 1955 to sign a treaty on the exchange of technology for allowing them to use a base in US territory. 4. The establishment will never publicly disclose the presence of extraterrestrials for fear of mass panic and anarchy on a global scale.[/p][/quote]Where is your proof of this ? Maybe you have been smoking the wacky backy. Or is it that Elvis is still alive and he told you this ? Serf
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9:36pm Sun 23 Jun 13

allykatz says...

In the words of the great Stephen Hawking. The government would be no better at covering up UFOs than they are at anything else

I'm sold Still I have seen something strange over Brighton one night. V shaped something flying silently overhead. Doubt ET makes the journey across time and space to just fly around and abduct backward hicks though.
In the words of the great Stephen Hawking. The government would be no better at covering up UFOs than they are at anything else I'm sold Still I have seen something strange over Brighton one night. V shaped something flying silently overhead. Doubt ET makes the journey across time and space to just fly around and abduct backward hicks though. allykatz
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9:59pm Sun 23 Jun 13

Heisheshui says...

Serf wrote:
medianscore wrote:
How about this:

1. Extraterrestrials DO exist, have bases in remote regions of the earth including deep under the oceans. They have been here for eons and we are genetically related to them. There has been a monumental cover-up for decades and the Vatican is also part of this cover-up.

2. There is a hidden Technology and Space Program which is far more advanced than is in the public domain.

3. President Eisenhower met with one particular group of ET's at Holloman Air Force Base, USA in 1955 to sign a treaty on the exchange of technology for allowing them to use a base in US territory.

4. The establishment will never publicly disclose the presence of extraterrestrials for fear of mass panic and anarchy on a global scale.
Where is your proof of this ? Maybe you have been smoking the wacky backy. Or is it that Elvis is still alive and he told you this ?
He's telling the truth.
I should know, because I am one of them.
[quote][p][bold]Serf[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]medianscore[/bold] wrote: How about this: 1. Extraterrestrials DO exist, have bases in remote regions of the earth including deep under the oceans. They have been here for eons and we are genetically related to them. There has been a monumental cover-up for decades and the Vatican is also part of this cover-up. 2. There is a hidden Technology and Space Program which is far more advanced than is in the public domain. 3. President Eisenhower met with one particular group of ET's at Holloman Air Force Base, USA in 1955 to sign a treaty on the exchange of technology for allowing them to use a base in US territory. 4. The establishment will never publicly disclose the presence of extraterrestrials for fear of mass panic and anarchy on a global scale.[/p][/quote]Where is your proof of this ? Maybe you have been smoking the wacky backy. Or is it that Elvis is still alive and he told you this ?[/p][/quote]He's telling the truth. I should know, because I am one of them. Heisheshui
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10:13pm Sun 23 Jun 13

UglyAmerican says...

If popular accounts of spacecraft and abduction are anything to go by, we are being visited by inbred galactic cow tippers who can't drive worth a d|a|m|n....

William of Ockham might have something worth applying here.
If popular accounts of spacecraft and abduction are anything to go by, we are being visited by inbred galactic cow tippers who can't drive worth a d|a|m|n.... William of Ockham might have something worth applying here. UglyAmerican
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10:36pm Sun 23 Jun 13

ARMANA says...

medianscore wrote:
How about this:

1. Extraterrestrials DO exist, have bases in remote regions of the earth including deep under the oceans. They have been here for eons and we are genetically related to them. There has been a monumental cover-up for decades and the Vatican is also part of this cover-up.

2. There is a hidden Technology and Space Program which is far more advanced than is in the public domain.

3. President Eisenhower met with one particular group of ET's at Holloman Air Force Base, USA in 1955 to sign a treaty on the exchange of technology for allowing them to use a base in US territory.

4. The establishment will never publicly disclose the presence of extraterrestrials for fear of mass panic and anarchy on a global scale.
HA HA HA HA OH HA HA HA HAR. OOPS IV FELL OFF MY CHAIR HA HA HA HAR...
[quote][p][bold]medianscore[/bold] wrote: How about this: 1. Extraterrestrials DO exist, have bases in remote regions of the earth including deep under the oceans. They have been here for eons and we are genetically related to them. There has been a monumental cover-up for decades and the Vatican is also part of this cover-up. 2. There is a hidden Technology and Space Program which is far more advanced than is in the public domain. 3. President Eisenhower met with one particular group of ET's at Holloman Air Force Base, USA in 1955 to sign a treaty on the exchange of technology for allowing them to use a base in US territory. 4. The establishment will never publicly disclose the presence of extraterrestrials for fear of mass panic and anarchy on a global scale.[/p][/quote]HA HA HA HA OH HA HA HA HAR. OOPS IV FELL OFF MY CHAIR HA HA HA HAR... ARMANA
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6:01am Mon 24 Jun 13

qm says...

I have come to realise just how much I have misconstrued the connection between 'Brighton' and 'day tripper' all these years!
Oh poop, I've lost the keys to my imagination . . . . . and now I can't start my unicorn . . . . .
I have come to realise just how much I have misconstrued the connection between 'Brighton' and 'day tripper' all these years! Oh poop, I've lost the keys to my imagination . . . . . and now I can't start my unicorn . . . . . qm
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6:04am Mon 24 Jun 13

qm says...

I have come to realise just how much I have misconstrued the connection between 'Brighton' and 'day tripper' all these years!
Oh poop, I've lost the keys to my imagination . . . . . and now I can't start my unicorn . . . . .
I have come to realise just how much I have misconstrued the connection between 'Brighton' and 'day tripper' all these years! Oh poop, I've lost the keys to my imagination . . . . . and now I can't start my unicorn . . . . . qm
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7:21am Mon 24 Jun 13

Ghengis Khan says...

Heisheshui wrote:
Serf wrote:
medianscore wrote:
How about this:

1. Extraterrestrials DO exist, have bases in remote regions of the earth including deep under the oceans. They have been here for eons and we are genetically related to them. There has been a monumental cover-up for decades and the Vatican is also part of this cover-up.

2. There is a hidden Technology and Space Program which is far more advanced than is in the public domain.

3. President Eisenhower met with one particular group of ET's at Holloman Air Force Base, USA in 1955 to sign a treaty on the exchange of technology for allowing them to use a base in US territory.

4. The establishment will never publicly disclose the presence of extraterrestrials for fear of mass panic and anarchy on a global scale.
Where is your proof of this ? Maybe you have been smoking the wacky backy. Or is it that Elvis is still alive and he told you this ?
He's telling the truth.
I should know, because I am one of them.
There are a lot of your sort of people in Brighton so I believe you!
[quote][p][bold]Heisheshui[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Serf[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]medianscore[/bold] wrote: How about this: 1. Extraterrestrials DO exist, have bases in remote regions of the earth including deep under the oceans. They have been here for eons and we are genetically related to them. There has been a monumental cover-up for decades and the Vatican is also part of this cover-up. 2. There is a hidden Technology and Space Program which is far more advanced than is in the public domain. 3. President Eisenhower met with one particular group of ET's at Holloman Air Force Base, USA in 1955 to sign a treaty on the exchange of technology for allowing them to use a base in US territory. 4. The establishment will never publicly disclose the presence of extraterrestrials for fear of mass panic and anarchy on a global scale.[/p][/quote]Where is your proof of this ? Maybe you have been smoking the wacky backy. Or is it that Elvis is still alive and he told you this ?[/p][/quote]He's telling the truth. I should know, because I am one of them.[/p][/quote]There are a lot of your sort of people in Brighton so I believe you! Ghengis Khan
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8:06am Mon 24 Jun 13

mimseycal says...

I wonder where UKIP stand on the issue of extra terrestrials settling in Brighton ...
I wonder where UKIP stand on the issue of extra terrestrials settling in Brighton ... mimseycal
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9:56am Mon 24 Jun 13

qm says...

mimseycal wrote:
I wonder where UKIP stand on the issue of extra terrestrials settling in Brighton ...
Hmmmm . . . UKIP - 'extra-terrestrials'
, no oxymoron there methinks . . . ;)
[quote][p][bold]mimseycal[/bold] wrote: I wonder where UKIP stand on the issue of extra terrestrials settling in Brighton ...[/p][/quote]Hmmmm . . . UKIP - 'extra-terrestrials' , no oxymoron there methinks . . . ;) qm
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