Occurred: 1974-11-03 20:30 Local - Approximate
Reported: 2000-10-12 00:00 Pacific
Duration: 10 seconds
No of observers: 1

Location: Olney, Buckinghamshire (UK/England), , United Kingdom

Shape: Disk
Characteristics: Lights on object

My sighting happened a long time ago in 1974 at the time i was twelve years old and had never heard of u.f.o.s let alone seen one.Some friends and i were collecting money from the local residents by going "penny for the guy" which was common for children at the time.You were ment to make a guy by stuffing straw and the like into trousers and a shirt and then making a head.The result was supposed to look like guy fawlks.Then you knocked on doors and asked for a penny for the guy.However we were cheating and had dressed my friend in old clothes and a scary mask but were doing quite well in the penny stakes all the same. We were at the end of Spinny Hill road which was a quite council estate backing on to farm land. I lived about 100 yards from where the sighting took place.It was a cold and clear night with many stars visible,my freinds were struggling with the guy who was starting to get a bit heavy(we pushed him around in a wheelbarrow)when for some reason i dont know why, i looked up but instead of stars i saw a huge ring of red and green lights only a few feet above my head. iside the lights was a dark disk shape which was more of a shadow than a solid shape underneath there was a kind of dome but again it was just a kind of shape and not a solid object.It was perfectly still and totally silent, just sitting there.The whole thing was so big that it totally filled the sky. I could see nothing else. I turned to my friends and said somthing like "wow look at that" but when i looked back there was nothing there. I just couldnt belive it. The whole thing only lasted a few seconds but i will never forget it.My friends didnt see anything but it was there all the same.


We do not know whether the witness means a date of November 3rd, or March 11. He may use the European style for the date. PD

Posted 2000-12-02

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