NUFORC Sighting 62579

Occurred: 2008-04-13 21:27 Local
Reported: 2008-04-13 14:26 Pacific
Duration: 15m (estimated)
No of observers: 2

Location: Fair Oak, Hampshire (UK/England), , United Kingdom

Shape: Disk
Characteristics: Lights on object

Triangle formation observed at Fair Oak, Hampshire, England

I was telephoned by a reliable female witness (personally known to me) at 21:30 hours GMT on the evening of April 13th 2008 in order to inform me that she and her twelve-year-old daughter were in the process of observing three distinct objects close to their home at the village of Fair Oak, Hampshire, England. I questioned her as to the specifics of the incident while it was still in progress and she informed me of the following observations using my instructions as a guide.

I asked her to put her arm out straight and put her thumb up into the air and then sight along her arm, using the thumb as a guide to the size of the objects. She reported that the objects were each as wide as two-thirds of her thumbnail at that distance. The then asked the angle of the objects relative to the perceived horizon, and she reported that they were between twenty and thirty degrees above it, meaning that they were at relatively low altitude.

She also informed me that the objects appeared to be in the vicinity of, or over, a local park at Sandy Lane (Lat: 50o 57’ 55.7” N / 1o 18’ 11.7” W), a former gravel pit, now grassed over, and that they were maneuvering around in the sky in a smooth motion, with one or more of the objects repeatedly descending smoothly and then ascending. While she watched the objects formed up into an equilateral triangle formation and maintained it until they were lost from sight into low, heavy rain and ice clouds, which had been moving through the area all day.

All of the objects were brilliantly illuminated, seemed to be unaffected by the prevalent meteorological conditions. they did not carry additional lights or changed colors. Following the incident, I requested that the witnesses each prepare a report for me, and illustrations, without showing each other the material for comparison purposes. NOTE: This incident took place within three miles of Southampton Airport (Eastleigh, Hampshire).

No photographs were taken as neither of the witnesses had equipment to hand.

Posted 2008-04-17

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