UFO Reports from the Paranormal Database

Sky Ship

Location: Tailltenn (now known as Teltown) (County Meath) - Exact area not known
Type: UFO
Date / Time: Between AD 944 and 956
Further Comments: Conghalach Cnoghbha, High King of Ireland, and his men were said to have spotted a sailing ship in the sky here. A crew member of this ship threw a spear at a salmon, also in the sky, which missed and landed close to Conghalach. The crew member leapt from the ship and, swimming in the sky, came down to the ground to retrieve the spear. One of the King's men grabbed the swimmer, who screamed out 'I'm drowning!'. Conghalach told his man to release the crew member, who 'swam' back to the ship which then disappeared into the clouds.

Large Eyed Aliens

Location: Tarbrax (Lanarkshire) - A70 between Tarbrax and Balerno
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 17 August 1992
Further Comments: Ambulance mechanic Gary Wood and his friend Andrew encountered a black shiny UFO along the A70 - it had no lights and was silent. After realising that they had lost one and a half hours, they underwent hypnosis where they discovered they had been abducted by frail grey aliens with large eyes.


Location: Thorpe Market (Norfolk) - South off the B1436
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 13 January 2012
Further Comments: A disc-like craft was observed by one witness. It had two lights which looked like windows, and a small red light towards the rear. The craft vanished in a flash of white light.

Abducted Policeman

Location: Todmorden (Yorkshire) - Burnley Road
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 28 November 1980
Further Comments: Alan Godfrey, a policeman on the Yorkshire force, reported seeing a large UFO along the road, and experiencing missing time. He was later hypnotised and 'discovered' that he had been taken inside the alien craft and subjected to experiments.

Flying Lights

Location: Todmorden (Yorkshire) - Skies in the area
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 1960s - present, particularly early 1980s
Further Comments: The skies between Todmorden and Bacup have been home to frequent reports of unidentified lights which have alarmed both people and animals alike.

Orange Lights

Location: Tonbridge (Kent) - Barden Lake
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 01 September 2007, 21:00h
Further Comments: A group of ten orange lights flying in a straight line were spotted by fishermen, a few forming triangular shapes. Changing position slightly, the witnesses could see around twenty more lights flying low behind the tree line, all moving in the same direction.

Flying Cigar

Location: Torbay (Devon) - Over town and coast
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 26 May 2004
Further Comments: Dozens of people contacted the local media with reports of a strange flying cigar which passed over the town. One witness managed to take a reasonably clear photograph of the UFO with his mobile phone.

Sixty Red Lights

Location: Uckfield (Sussex) - London Road, skies above
Type: UFO
Date / Time: October 2007
Further Comments: Sixty or more red lights were seen by several people over the skies of Uckfield. The lights moved in close formation and eventually moved away.


Location: Upton Scudamore (Wiltshire) - Farm track, opposite a lane leading down to Upton Scudamore
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 09 October 1976
Further Comments: On a dense, foggy night, author Andrew Collins (pictured) and a team of four other paranormal researchers encountered a small light that moved a few feet off the ground, rather like the headlamp of a moped. The light vanished into a area blocked by low hedgerow, and when they examined the ground the following morning, there was no evidence of tread prints. (Photograph supplied by Andrew Collins)

Burning Triangle

Location: W5 (Greater London) - Uxbridge Road, Ealing
Type: UFO
Date / Time: July 2006
Further Comments: Five office workers watched a triangular object with burning corners move across the sky from north to south. They only watched the ufo for a few seconds before it disappeared from view, moving at high speed.

UFO Capital

Location: Warminster (Wiltshire) - Skies above town, normally near Cradle Hill
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 1996
Further Comments: To celebrate the countless UFO sightings over the town, the Marquis of Bath and the local tourist board officially called the town the UFO Capital of Britain.


Location: Warmley (Somerset) - Skies over the village
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 6 March 1912
Further Comments: A fireball with three points was seen speeding across the sky. The witness said that the object was similar to an aircraft.

Hovering Triangle

Location: Welwyn Garden City (Hertfordshire) - Sky over city
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 1992
Further Comments: Two friends spotted a triangular shaped ufo hovering over a lake. The craft tilted upwards before simply vanishing, resulting in the friends running home without looking back.

Zigzagging Lights

Location: West Bromwich (West Midlands) - Sky over Hateley Heath
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 25 July 1997
Further Comments: This witness observed between ten and twenty slow moving lights zigzagging across the sky in formation. Each light was semi-transparent, yellow with a red centre and moved silently from the south east, heading towards Walsall.

Giant Meteorite

Location: Weston-super-Mere (Somerset) - Skies over the town
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 10 January 1869
Further Comments: Seen passing overhead, this large fireball disappeared from view. Several hours later there were a series of shockwaves that were attributed to an earth tremor.

Green Disk

Location: Whiteshill (Gloucestershire) - Skies above the village
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 04 October 2018
Further Comments: Several observers watched the fluorescent green ufo as it hovered over the area. A driver on a nearby road managed to photograph the object.

Greenish Grey Craft

Location: Wilmslow (Cheshire) - Behind Hooper's, Alderley Road
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 04:10h, 07 January 1966
Further Comments: While patrolling the town centre, PC Colin Perks spotted a hovering craft that glowed a greenish grey colour. Colin said the UFO was around thirty foot long and that he could see portholes along the side. After several seconds it flew off.

Man in Silver Suit

Location: Winchester (Hampshire) - Chilcomb Road, near the A272
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 14 November 1974
Further Comments: A couple out driving had to pull over as their car it began to shake out of control. They noticed a large cigar shaped object with three faces peering out nearby, and also a bearded man dressed in a silver suit moving towards them. The strange entities then vanished, and the couple were able to drive away normally.

Ballerina Alien

Location: Winchester (Hampshire) - Under the Guildhall clock
Type: UFO
Date / Time: January or February 2004
Further Comments: Councillor Adrian Hicks recalled in 2009 his encounter with an alien entity along a busy street. He described the creature as having large oval eyes, looking almost human, and wearing a tutu. The alien shuffled along the street like a penguin.


Location: Woodbridge (Suffolk) - Road out to Martlesham from Woodbridge
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 1980s
Further Comments: A triangular UFO was seen slowly floating towards the ground, several independent witnesses reporting it as a crashed aircraft. No aeroplanes were reported missing, nor any wreckage found.

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