UFO Reports from the Paranormal Database

Orange Lights

Location: N19 (Greater London) - Skies above Archway
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 2 February 2007, 17:30h
Further Comments: It was reported that traffic was brought to a standstill when between 10 - 15 orange lights were seen moving in a southerly direction. The UFOs all moved at the same speed, before stopping and moving upwards. The sighting lasted for about ten minutes.

Triangular Object

Location: Nacton (Suffolk) - Unidentified car park
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 1998, 01:00h
Further Comments: Two friends sitting in this car park watched as a large, brightly illuminated triangular craft pass overhead. After the sighting, as they tried to drive away, the car froze, as if held in place by an unseen force.


Location: Ness (Outer Hebrides) - Skies over the area
Type: UFO
Date / Time: Mid 1990s
Further Comments: The strange doughnut-shaped exhaust trail left across the sky is said by some to have been created by the top secret US hypersonic Aurora spy plane.

Soldier Shot by UFO

Location: Newbiggon on Sea (Northumberland) - Old RAF base
Type: UFO
Date / Time: September 1942
Further Comments: A soldier once based here alleged, in later life, to have been abducted while on guard duty at the base. He fell unconscious after being shot by a thin beam of light, and has remembered the abduction from his dreams.

Orange Ball

Location: Newcastle Under Lyme (Staffordshire) - Over Wolstanton Marsh
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 03 February 1985
Further Comments: A police officer reported watching a spherical orange object pass directly overhead, moving from north to south. Three other witnesses were with the officer at the time.


Location: NW2 (Greater London) - Above Wembley Stadium
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 15 and 17 March 1985
Further Comments: A flying banana shaped object was seen in the sky over the stadium a couple of times. It was described as bright and made up of several different colours.


Location: NW2 (Greater London) - Dollis Hill
Type: UFO
Date / Time: February 1932
Further Comments: A possible early ufo encounter - a married couple spotted two men wearing caps working on a cylinder-shaped craft perched on the ground. As they approached for a better look, the men disappeared and the craft took off.

Bus Sized UFO

Location: Oldham (Lancashire) - Saddleworth Moor, near Dovestones Reservoir
Type: UFO
Date / Time: December 2006
Further Comments: Saddleworth Moor has been home to many strange and curious sightings of UFOs over the years, the largest of which was the size of a British double decker bus seen in 1975. More recently, six lights spread out in a hexagon pattern which vanished after several seconds were seen in the sky, quickly followed by a sighting of a strange van which also vanished.

Pair of Lights

Location: Orford (Suffolk) - Orford Ness
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 1970s
Further Comments: A couple of men watched two lights hovering quite close to the water, which darted off at incredible speed as they approached. The area was home to Project Cobra Mist, which involved radar waves that followed the earth's curvature.

Power Cut

Location: Ormskirk (Lancashire) - Southport Road
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 1979 or 1980
Further Comments: A witness recalled how bright orange lights had moved across this area and cars stopped, their power drained. Fazakerley Hospital windows were damaged on the same night.


Location: Outer London: Uxbridge (Greater London) - Skies over Hillingdon
Type: UFO
Date / Time: January 1985
Further Comments: Larger than a jumbo jet, this V shaped craft was only spotted for a few seconds before disappearing from view.

Light Show

Location: Paignton (Devon) - Skies over the area
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 23 September 2007, between midnight and 02:00h
Further Comments: Several witnesses in different areas of Paignton reported seeing up to one hundred orange, green and red lights in the sky. Witness accounts varied - one person said they moved in formation, while another reported some were moving to the left while others to the right. One person reported a blue light that the other ufos moved towards.

Yellow Lights

Location: Paxton (Lothian) - Skies above village
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 12 March 2007
Further Comments: A driver stopped his car to watch five large yellow lights hanging in the sky above the village. The balls disappeared after thirty seconds.

Green Flash

Location: Pershore (Hereford & Worcester) - Skies above the area
Type: UFO
Date / Time: Circa 2005
Further Comments: One witness reported seeing a green flash in the sky, followed by a green light 'swirling' before vanishing.


Location: Peterborough (Cambridgeshire) - Skies over Peterborough
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 23 March 1909
Further Comments: Seen by two police officers, this UFO resembled a large airship, travelling at a then unheard of speed.


Location: Portland (Dorset) - Exact location not known, was observed from Lyme
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 23 April 1661, 15:00h
Further Comments: A strange ship appeared in the skies over Portland for seven or eight minutes. Sails, rigging and men armed with pikes could be observed on board, and the vessel was accompanied by stormy weather.

Silent Vulcan

Location: Preston (Lancashire) - Sky near to the university campus
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 1996
Further Comments: Christened the 'Silent Vulcan' by students because of its similarity to a Vulcan bomber (but without any sound), this large aircraft was seen by a student in the skies of Preston. He stated the object shot off towards the dock area, moving at incredible speed.

Space Man

Location: Rainham (Kent) - Sky above Medway
Type: UFO
Date / Time: May 2017
Further Comments: Mark Taylor photographed a strange man floating high in the sky. After local press picked up the story is was revealed the sighting occurred on the same day a child had their life-sized stormtrooper balloon swept away by the wind.

Rugby Ball

Location: Ramsden Heath (Essex) - Skies over Hanningfield Reservoir
Type: UFO
Date / Time: February (?) 1985
Further Comments: A zigzagging rugby ball shaped object, larger than an aircraft, was reported by a witness. The ufo was surrounded by red and orange lights.

Red Ball

Location: Reading (Berkshire) - Skies above Basingstoke Road, Whitley
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 14 April 2006
Further Comments: Three teenagers spotted a strange red glowing orb flying overhead as they were out walking.

Spinning Saucer

Location: Redruth (Cornwall) - Skies over town
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 09 July 1976
Further Comments: A school teacher and several pupils watched a white spinning disc with pulsating lights pass overhead. 09 July 1976

Radar/Visual Sighting

Location: Rendlesham (Suffolk) - Bentwaters USAF
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 13 August 1956
Further Comments: Several UFOs were detected by the base's radar, crossing the North Sea at speeds unmatched by any contemporary aircraft. One UFO was intercepted by a US fighter, but was soon lost.


Location: Rendlesham (Suffolk) - Rendlesham Forest - near former USAF Base
Type: UFO
Date / Time: December 1981
Further Comments: Once only famous in ufological circles, the story of the landing of an unknown craft at Rendlesham during the early 1980s still causes controversy today.

Green Light

Location: Rickmansworth (Hertfordshire) - Skies over the town
Type: UFO
Date / Time: February 2010
Further Comments: Two police officers watched a bright green light quickly pass over the town and disappear over the horizon.

Diamond Formation

Location: Ring's End (Cambridgeshire) - Skies above March Road
Type: UFO
Date / Time: 10 April 2008, 23:00h
Further Comments: Andrew Warren and his son watched a diamond formation of lights as they passed overhead. Though the source of the lights appeared close, there was no sound, and the pattern appeared to hover before moving away. They also saw two other patterns of light, one of which was a 'V' shape.

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