British Wind Turbine Has Close Encounter
The exceedingly lively, occasionally credible UK tabloid The Sun says a UFO knocked the blade off a wind turbine in Lincolnshire County in England. "Dozens" of witnesses saw flashing orange and yellow lights in the sky the evening before the 290-foot-high structure was mangled, including one woman who lives just a half-mile from the crash site:
The lights were moving across the sky towards the wind farm. Then I saw a low flying object. It was skimming across the sky towards the turbines.
My husband Stephen was woken at 4 am by the bang.
While the Sun had the first report, the Guardian came up with at least an explanation for all the flashing lights:
Those mysterious lights were actually the fireworks [Guardian employee] Emily [Bell]'s brother Tim had bought at the local garden centre for the 80th birthday party of dad Peter Bell.
But what other-worldy creature snatched the still-missing 65-foot turbine blade? British UFOlogists are already working the case; the Ministry of Defense has no explanation. Consider this one added to our UFO Travel Map.
· UFO Hits Wind Turbine [The Sun]
· Has The Guardian Solved the UFO Mystery? [Guardian]
· British UFO Archives Giving Conspiracy Tourists New Itineraries [Jaunted]
[Photo: The Sun]