Here’s a list of documented observations. Click on the Date for more information
This list is for Warminster and its surrounding area only.

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13 February 1971 22:20 – Warminster, UK –   Photo

29 September 1971 – UK –   An object was sighted that had an appearance and performance beyond the capability of known earthly aircraft. One object was observed by over 200 witnesses.

In 1972 Afternoon – Warminster, UK –   Photo. Explanation: Coincidence.

19 January 1972 14:30 – Corsham, UK –   An object was sighted that had an appearance and performance beyond the capability of known earthly aircraft. One object was observed in rainy weather by two female witnesses (Greenhalgh).

7 August 1972 Pre-dawn – Bath, UK –   An unusual object was sighted, that had unconventional appearance and performance. One object was observed by two witnesses for 30 minutes (Honey).

18 October 1972 19:25 – Swindon, UK –   One object was observed by more than one witness (Hart).

30 May 1973 22:00 – Warminster, UK –   Objects were sighted that had an appearance and performance beyond the capability of known earthly aircraft. Four objects were observed by two witnesses.

17 June 1973 02:30 – Warminster, UK –   Unusual objects were sighted, that had unconventional appearance and performance. More than two objects were observed by several witnesses.

9 September 1973 02:00 – Warminster, UK –   Close encounter with an unidentified craft and its occupants. An unidentified object at close range and its occupants were observed by eight witnesses (McClure).

28 October 1973 – Warminster, UK –   A hovering object was observed. One object was observed by several witnesses.

Sighting – 1974

In December 1974 Night – Cradle Hill, UK –   Close encounter with an unidentified craft and its occupants. An unidentified object at close range and its occupants were observed by two witnesses (Pike). One being was seen.

25 August 1975 01:00 – Warminster, UK –   An object was observed. Electromagnetic effects were noted. An object was observed at close range (and physical effects reported) by a male military witness on a road.

In October 1975 06:15 – Salisbury, UK –   Two policemen on mobile patrol stop to watch yellow-orange saucer move slowly in sky, 600 feet altitude, then hover. After 45 seconds it shoots away, leaves a vapour trail. Official report.

30 June 1976 18:00 – Warminster, UK –   A daytime disc was reported.

In August 1976 Night – Warminster, UK –   Photo

19 March 1977 00:15 – Warminster, UK –   An unidentified but otherwise conventional object was sighted. One object, the size of the moon, was observed by two male witnesses for two minutes (Cook). Explanation: Reflection.

17 October 1977 Dusk – Stonehenge, UK –   Physiological effects.

18 October 1977 18:20 – Stonehenge, UK –   Lasting physiological effects.

In late October 1977 – Salisbury Plain, UK –   Police incident

28 October 1977 23:40 – Warminster UK –   Nocturnal lights were observed by one witness.

In 1979 – UK –   Young English man under hypnosis described an encounter with spiritual entities or aliens, who claimed to be “Andromedans”

In October 1981 09:00 – Bath, UK –   Odd orange cloud. three clocks lose three hours time. Car odometer reverses.

In November 1981 Around 11:00 – Bath, UK –   Witness reported that a period of time could not be accounted for. One object was observed by one male witness for three hours (Cave).

13 July 1988 22:00 – Avebury, UK –   Huge glow in the sky, a beam of light shines down on observer at Silbury Hill. Possible telepathy.

18 November 1990 20:30 – Salisbury Plain, UK –   Close encounter with an unidentified craft and its occupants. An unidentifiable object and its occupants were observed at close range.


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