Go Back Report # 1038
02-15-1981

02-15-1981

Mystery picture of UFO

REPORTS that a UFO over Hanningfieid reservoir was only a balloon have been denied by teenager Lee Williams.

Lee, 15, of Mill Lane. Ramsden Heath, insists it was a flying saucer. He said it dropped into the water and then flew off.

But water board officials said they fished it out of the reservoir and found it was a weather balloon.

Lee, who took a photograph of the object said: "I was out with a friend. We both saw something the shape of a lampshade round and tall which was making a noise like an engine rising and falling in pitch.

"It had a bright light inside as bright as the sun and an orange colour and the thing went down into the reservoir, then up again."

This reference: EVENING ECHO, Sunderland, England Feb. 16, 1981.

UFOCAT PRN 120776 [DOS: 02-16-1981 Date of news clip]

UFOCAT URN NONE EVENING ECHO, Sunderland, England Feb. 16, 1981.

UFOCAT URN 120776 Newspaper Clipping, May 11, 1981

Europe United Kingdom, Tyne Wear

Hanningfieid reservoir There are 3 Hanningfields-West/South/East. East Hanningfieid is the closest to a body of water that I can find-CF-

East Hanningfieid Latitude 51-40-00 N, Longitude 00-33-00 E (D-M-S)

Ramsden Latitude 51-50-00 N, Longitude 01-29-00 E

Sunderland

Reference: http://gnswww.nga.mil/geonames/GNS/index.jsp


 



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