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Kids Thrilled By Close Encounter

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 15:54:38 -0500
Fwd Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 15:54:38 -0500
Subject: Kids Thrilled By Close Encounter

Source: The Posted Rochdale Observer - UK


March 9, 2004

Kids Thrilled By Close Encounter Of Mystery Kind

A group of children playing in Littleborough reckon they have
had a close encounter with a UFO.

So vivid was their experience at about 7pm on Thursday they have
started to draw what they saw.

They say the spacecraft hovered slowly just over the rooftops
for several minutes and then shot off at hyper speed.

Lindsey Stansfield, of Timbercliffe, Summit, said her sons,
Louis, aged eight, and Cameron, aged five, were playing with
friends on a trampoline outside their home when they spotted the
'extra terrestrial'.

She said: "The children saw the object flying slowly above the
houses. Some of the children thought it was triangular in shape
and others square, but it could have been to do with what angle
they saw it."

"It had red lights around the edge and yellow lights in the
middle. They rushed in to tell us about it, but the time we got
out it had gone. The children say the object had stopped above
the house behind us and then shot off in hyper drive. Later that
evening they started drawing pictures of what they had seen."

"I would like to know if anyone else in Littleborough saw the

Louis said: "I looked up and saw some lights flashing in the
sky. I went in the house to get my mother, but when we went out
it had gone."

A spokesman for the National Air Traffic service said: "There
was no reported alien activity in controlled airspace that we
are aware of."

A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Defence said: "I am not aware
of any other reported sightings. We do have a UFO report line
telephone number so that people can report things which they
cannot explain."

She said sightings were checked to see if they had any defence
significance, whether the UK airspace may have been compromised
by hostile air activity. But this had not been found to be the

"We believe that there are rational explanations for such
sightings such as aircraft lights or natural phenomena," she

[UFO UpDates thanks Norm for the lead]

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