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1971 - Reports:4


16 AUGUST 1971 - LLWYNGRIL, MERIONETH
Late evening. Good visibility.
A sighting by a family of four on holiday. Shortly after sunset they noticed a bright yellow-orange cigar shape with a spot at one end - this 'spot' being only visible through binoculars. The object moved very slowly across the sky, taking some twenty seconds to disappear. A further twenty seconds later, a similar object appeared some 10 degrees west of the first, fading out half a minute later. Distance was estimated by the Lleyn Peninsula opposite and the objects could have been twenty miles away, at which distance they would have been over half-a-mile long!
Source: The New BUFORA Journal Issue 4 - Oct 2002.
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8 SEPTEMBER 1971 - LLANFAIRFECHAN
Around 9.30 PM.
The witness and his fiancee saw an oval white object in the sky some 35 degrees above the horizon to the north - seemingly obscured by haze like a bright bulb seen through frosted glass. Its apparent diameter was that of the full moon. After watching for ten minutes they made a phone call, after which the object was still visible but nearer the horizon and somewhat flattened.
Source: The New BUFORA Journal Issue 4. Oct. 2002.
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17 OCTOBER 1971 - CARMARTHEN
2 PM.
A glowing white ball was seen bouncing along top of an embankment, against the wind.
Source: www.deltapro.co.uk citing BUFORA Journal Vol. 3 no. 6.
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26 OCTOBER 1971 - TWMBARLWM MOUNTAIN, MONMOUTHSHIRE
Two witnesses from Newport, Mrs A.B. and Mrs M.J. were driving along when they saw a cone-shaped object, moving slowly, blunt end first, towards Twmbarlwm Mountain, behind which it went, out of sight. It was red in colour.
Source: The New BUFORA Journal Issue 4. Oct 2002.