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Re: UFO Sighting In West Sussex

From: Dave Haith  <visions.nul>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 12:08:36 -0000
Archived: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 08:45:00 -0500
Subject: Re: UFO Sighting In West Sussex

>From: Nick Pope <contact.nul>
>To: UFO UpDates <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 15:33:38 -0000
>Subject: UFO Sighting In West Sussex

>Last month there were some media reports about a UFO sighting
>that occurred in the UK on October 4. It was claimed that RAF
>aircraft had been scrambled to intercept the UFO, so a number of
>people made FOI requests relating to this.

>Here's a link to one of the media stories about the sighting:


>And here's a link to the MoD's reply (a .pdf file), which states
>no aircraft were scrambled and says the MoD has no record of the


Nick and List,

Having spoken briefly to Leo Lindsay about this sighting - it
seems this FOIA statement leaves a lot to be desired.

Leo himself labels it a "cover-up".

He is certain these were fighter planes.

"There were going straight at the objects", he says.

He says that by then the discs had moved away and were seen as

"One plane went straight through where the light was" he says.

A few minutes later he says, another single plane was on the
scene, did a U turn around a small fluffy white cloud, and then
flew away.

Half an hour later he saw six fighter planes in formation flying
towards where he saw the objects and the first two planes come

He tells me his sighting which had three other witnesses
including his wife Rosie lasted 15 minutes to half an hour and
looking through binoculars he described the objects as "some
sort of mechanical discs", smooth, except for "caps" on the tops
which were uneven and glistened "like diamonds" Leo, a 60 year
old builder, has never read a UFO book but says he's now
determined "not to let this case drop" He claims to have inside
information via a contact that these jets were scrambled by the

Leo is amazed that nobody else so far has reported seeing the
same phenomena, despite the publicity and his phone number in
the newspaper.

He told me "I felt exhilarated and privileged by this sighting".

I know a UK UFO investigator is preparing a full report on this

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