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Nicola Sees The Light Of Irlam's Very Own UFO

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2007 13:07:50 -0400
Archived: Sun, 12 Aug 2007 13:07:50 -0400
Subject: Nicola Sees The Light Of Irlam's Very Own UFO

Source: The Salford Advertiser - Lancashire, UK


9th August 2007

Nicola Sees The Light Of Irlam's Very Own UFO
Pamela Welsh

Salford might be proving a popular tourist destination - for
travellers from another world.

After last weekís article detailing the sighting of a possible
UFO in Irlam, the Advertiser has been inundated with calls from
residents who say they have also seen mysterious unidentified
flying objects.

Government officials began investigated the incident which took
place last year. Reports uncovered by a Freedom of Information
request show that an orange circular ball was spotted high in
the sky above the area.

According to astonished bystanders, the ball was initially low
in the sky and then shot up into the atmosphere very quickly.

One astonished resident even saw the ball from her home in Hope.

Nicola Davies, 34, said: "Iím normally really sceptical about
these things, and donít believe in aliens or UFOs or anything.

"But when I saw the orange ball, I hadnít a clue what was going

Nicola, who lives near Hope Hospital, saw the unexplained object
flying low in the direction of Stott Lane playing fields, and
reached for her camera to capture the image on film.

She said: "I wasnít sure what it was, and was scared to tell
anyone in case they thought I was mad!

I knew it couldnít be the moon or the sun - it was too close. I
just found it so odd, and then completely forgot about it until
I saw the piece in the paper."

This incident is one of many sightings of UFOs recorded by the
Ministry of Defence, who keep an eye open because of possible
implications for national security.

A spokesperson for the Civil Aviation Authority said: "Sometimes
UFOs are weather balloons. Sometimes they are military jets. And
sometimes we just donít know."

[Thanks to Stuart Miller of http://uforeview.net/ for the lead]

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