Yesterday, Britain’s Ministry of Defense decided to finish its almost 60 years’ worth of UFO research by releasing a 4,300 page document. In this file there are several “discoid shaped” sightings over Stonehenge, and Parliament. Due to the evolution of the mobile phone into, among other things, a photo camera the number of UFO reports in the UK doubled in 2008. From 208 reports in 2008 it went to 643 reports in November 2009 according to UFO historian, David Clarke.
There was a Stonehenge UFO sighting in that period. However an Investigation into this was deemed “Inappropriate” Use Of Defense Resources. Clarke said about the increase of sightings: “That really did put a strain on the resources that the MoD had committed to this subject, and really led up to their decision to finally pull the plug on Britain’s X-Files, simply because they just didn’t have the resources to investigate these sightings, or to look at them in any detail, so they just tended to be filed away.”
In January 2009 a concerned citizen sent the ministry several photos which showed a speck in the sky over Stonehenge. The speck was referred to as a discoid shape.
However the ministry didn’t think it was necessary to investigate. They said: “unless there is evidence of a potential threat to the United Kingdom.” Trying to explain every sighting would be an “inappropriate” use of defense resources.” When a citizen claimed to have seen: “A craft that had green, red and white lights” and was hovering over the house of parliament in February 2008, this person received the same response.
The 4,300 page document that was released yesterday contains a lot of poor quality photos, therefore making it difficult to really get the picture of what’s going on. Some of these pictures were investigated, but in the end had nothing to do with any Extra Terrestrial influence but earth ones. A few things that stood out in the document:
- In June 2008 a Welsh helicopter crew claimed to have seen small rotating objects in the sky. The tabloid Sun jumped on that, and claimed that aliens had finally arrived. It turned out to be lanterns that were connected to a nearby wedding. Therefore confiming not everyting is Alien.
- However, a little girl in Altrincham is still waiting for an explanation from the ministry, regarding a set of small objects that she, and her dad had seen flying over the garden in 2009. To this day the ministry hasn’t given an explanation regarding that.
- Another unexplained phenomenon is “ball lighting” which is thought of something related to electricity, however it’s not clear yet if it’s related to UFO’s. According to a woman in Dorset, and to the file, she saw a “bright white fireball” coming through her kitchen window in August 2009. The fireball didn’t do any damage but evaporated in a “blinding white sheet lightning.”
David Clarke didn’t leave us all hanging because he said: “We have now come to the end of this program of release for the UFO files, and it is often said about UFOs that ‘the truth is out there, in my opinion, the truth is actually in here, in these files.” If you want to see whether this is true or not you can, the files can be downloaded via the British National Archives website. – NBC News. Do you agree that the Stonehenge UFO sighting investigation was indeed “Inappropriate” Use Of Defense Resources, or do you think they actually should have investigated?
By Georgina Pijttersen