UFO spotted hovering over Gravesend

Still from video taken by UFO researcher Jerry Anderson in Gravesend on July 17, 1998

Still from video taken by UFO researcher Jerry Anderson in Gravesend on July 17, 1998

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A UFO spotted hovering over Gravesend was among a flurry of strange sightings to be released by the Ministry of Defence.

The witness reported seeing a "ball of light with a few lights inside which was too static for a helicopter" to Kent Police.

It was said to be hovering over Deering Way for about 30 minutes at 7.50pm on February 19, 2009.

The MoD responded in a letter by saying there were no other reports of UFO sightings in Gravesend that night.

Part of the letter read: "We believe that rational explanations, such as aircraft lights or natural phenomena, could be found for them if resources were diverted for this purpose, but it is not the function of the MoD to provide this kind of aerial identification service."

Meanwhile a Gravesend resident claimed to have seen a UFO flying across the sky. It was reported to Kent Police at 11am on November 25, 2008.

The MoD replied in a letter, saying there were no other UFO sightings that day and added: "We are satisfied that there is no corroborating evidence to suggest that the United Kingdom’s airspace was breached by an unauthorised aircraft. Sorry I could not be any help."

It has been revealed the MoD closed its UFO desk, and its accompanying UFO ‘hotline’, in 2009 because it served "no defence purpose" and was taking staff away from "more valuable defence-related activities".

In a briefing for then defence minister Bob Ainsworth in November 2009, Carl Mantell, of the RAF's Air Command, said that in more than 50 years "no UFO sighting reported to (MoD) has ever revealed anything to suggest an extra-terrestrial presence or military threat to the UK".

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booker4 says...

Michael Lewendon left daughters house in burghfield heading for tilehurst home, early morning between 6.30 to 8.30, as we approached church lane, I glanced out at the trees on my side of the van we was in, there are bad bends in the road at this point, and... my wife screamed out "WATCH OUT" hit brakes just managed to stop before going in ditch on my left, " what's wrong with you " she said by this time I was looking straight ahead afraid to look again without her confirmation, "have a look out my side window.
,What does it look like " I said " a spaceship" was her answer drove the van up the road a bit to get a better look, stopped the van and I got out of it to get a better view, WOW PWEW from being scared to death one minute to amazement in heart if that's the feeling, felt privaliged, felt as if I was gifted to see such an event, this craft was hovering over a field no more than 50 yards away about 200 feet in the air it was 100--200 yards across 30 yards deep, looked saturn like in shape, had a set of windows running through the middle all different colours, looked as if they were flashing but maybe it was the rushing clouds inside the craft that gave this impression, the clouds were all small but were different shades, and they looked as if they were thundery, rushing through the ship, It was at this point I decided to tell myself to remember every detail as I was seeing something that was going to get investigated and my information could be of.
signigavance, we watch it for about five minutes no more, the ship moved off in an arc shape to our right going up as it moved, its path took it straight over the atomic research base 500 yards away, then it went parrallel to the M4 motorway towards London, here is where we lost sight of the ship, it dissappeard out of our sight (to far off to see) I drove up the road 500 yards and parked the van to see it thier was any thing that I could add to this ufo sighting, YES the weather it was a bright morning don't think I saw the sun up yet but it was bright moring the best sky ive ever seen all light blue not a cloud in the sky anywhere, none not even a planes energy trail nothing. But thier was two other objects in the sky, the moon looking like this ( in shape although tilted more, under this moon I saw a star shinning as bright as any flickering quite large for a star I thought maybe its the space station, the star or space station was just below it.
about a quarter of an inch between your fingers looking up at it, remembering all the events of that day was going to be easy, or so I thought, we told our family first about the sighting and some were sceptic and others laughed, three days later there was a news article asking if anyone had seen any ufos lately, I was exspecting the press to be full of this siteng but thier was none, it was then I felt as if we were being tested for our integrity or our abilty to be trusted wierd feeling, did nothing about it for 4 years or so, something triggered off my wondering why?
Started reading up about ufo sighting and people near where I live who I could ask some questions, and I told him all I told you, then he asked me what day it was? forgot the date? couldn t remember the date? for over two years couldn t nail down the date? nightmare? then the other week I ask my wife to see when our passports run out? keeps them in a draw with other things birth certificates, insurancecs, etc, she came down the stairs with a piece of paper torn off dated 11th september 2004 and she had written on it SPACEDAY, brilliant as so I thought, easy now to find evidence? EVIDENCE OF THE SPACESHIP? So easy, no chance,
(1) M4 motorway cams must have recorded it, the traffic police, and the BBC, have access to these road cams, no reply?
(2) weather photos of that morning sky again BBC and weather stations have this evidence no reply?
(3) Google earth must have evidence of the spaceship that day where is it? no reply?
(4) M.O.D Base has twenty or more cameras that could have recorded its flight?
Researchers the police, google earth, weather cam sites, mod, all got this evidence?
can t belive there's no evidence other than our sighting?
michael
Michael Lewendon left daughters house in burghfield heading for tilehurst home, early morning between 6.30 to 8.30, as we approached church lane, I glanced out at the trees on my side of the van we was in, there are bad bends in the road at this point, and... my wife screamed out "WATCH OUT" hit brakes just managed to stop before going in ditch on my left, " what's wrong with you " she said by this time I was looking straight ahead afraid to look again without her confirmation, "have a look out my side window. ,What does it look like " I said " a spaceship" was her answer drove the van up the road a bit to get a better look, stopped the van and I got out of it to get a better view, WOW PWEW from being scared to death one minute to amazement in heart if that's the feeling, felt privaliged, felt as if I was gifted to see such an event, this craft was hovering over a field no more than 50 yards away about 200 feet in the air it was 100--200 yards across 30 yards deep, looked saturn like in shape, had a set of windows running through the middle all different colours, looked as if they were flashing but maybe it was the rushing clouds inside the craft that gave this impression, the clouds were all small but were different shades, and they looked as if they were thundery, rushing through the ship, It was at this point I decided to tell myself to remember every detail as I was seeing something that was going to get investigated and my information could be of. signigavance, we watch it for about five minutes no more, the ship moved off in an arc shape to our right going up as it moved, its path took it straight over the atomic research base 500 yards away, then it went parrallel to the M4 motorway towards London, here is where we lost sight of the ship, it dissappeard out of our sight (to far off to see) I drove up the road 500 yards and parked the van to see it thier was any thing that I could add to this ufo sighting, YES the weather it was a bright morning don't think I saw the sun up yet but it was bright moring the best sky ive ever seen all light blue not a cloud in the sky anywhere, none not even a planes energy trail nothing. But thier was two other objects in the sky, the moon looking like this ( in shape although tilted more, under this moon I saw a star shinning as bright as any flickering quite large for a star I thought maybe its the space station, the star or space station was just below it. about a quarter of an inch between your fingers looking up at it, remembering all the events of that day was going to be easy, or so I thought, we told our family first about the sighting and some were sceptic and others laughed, three days later there was a news article asking if anyone had seen any ufos lately, I was exspecting the press to be full of this siteng but thier was none, it was then I felt as if we were being tested for our integrity or our abilty to be trusted wierd feeling, did nothing about it for 4 years or so, something triggered off my wondering why? Started reading up about ufo sighting and people near where I live who I could ask some questions, and I told him all I told you, then he asked me what day it was? forgot the date? couldn t remember the date? for over two years couldn t nail down the date? nightmare? then the other week I ask my wife to see when our passports run out? keeps them in a draw with other things birth certificates, insurancecs, etc, she came down the stairs with a piece of paper torn off dated 11th september 2004 and she had written on it SPACEDAY, brilliant as so I thought, easy now to find evidence? EVIDENCE OF THE SPACESHIP? So easy, no chance, (1) M4 motorway cams must have recorded it, the traffic police, and the BBC, have access to these road cams, no reply? (2) weather photos of that morning sky again BBC and weather stations have this evidence no reply? (3) Google earth must have evidence of the spaceship that day where is it? no reply? (4) M.O.D Base has twenty or more cameras that could have recorded its flight? Researchers the police, google earth, weather cam sites, mod, all got this evidence? can t belive there's no evidence other than our sighting? michael booker4
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