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
"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
reference: EVENING ECHO, Sunderland, England – Feb. 16, 1981.
UFOCAT PRN – 120776 [DOS: 02-16-1981 – Date of news clip]
URN – NONE EVENING ECHO, Sunderland,
England – Feb. 16, 1981.
URN – 120776 Newspaper Clipping, May 11, 1981
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