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Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/1/1979 20:00 (Entered as : 1979 20:00)
Reported: 1/21/2008 2:10:39 PM 14:10
Posted: 2/14/2008
Location: Hamilton (UK/Scotland),
Shape: Light
Duration:15 seconds
Fast moving small bright light

I was at home studying with curtains open and glanced out the window. A small bright light was flying along the terraced houses opposite (across a green about 100ft away) just at the level of the roof gutters.

It was moving slowly and I thought someone must be flying a model aircraft. I thought this must be difficult in the dark and so I went to the window.

It moved to the end of the row of houses where it rose up to the full height of the roof.

I was still looking for ' the person controlling the model plane,' when it started to accelerate and ascend. In a matter of 3 seconds it had disapeared over a hill about 400ft high and a mile away.

I have estimated it must have been travelling over 1000 mph by the time it disapeared.


((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the event is approximate. PD))