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23 MARCH 1982 NORTH GOWER
23 MARCH 1982 – NORTH GOWER
At sunset, Lillian Kearon, who lives in Lon Teifi, Cockett, Swansea, saw an object over the Loughor Estuary to the west.
“The object was in the sky for quite a time, but the peculiar thing was it was stationary. I don’t think it was a UFO but I can’t explain what it was. My husband and I were looking west over the Bury estuary. It was the first sunset we have seen this year. As I sat looking I saw what I thought was a hawk in the sky but my husband said – ‘It’s too big for a hawk.’
As we carried on looking I realised it was not moving. It looked a bit like Concorde but it was stationary. It seemed as if it was over towards Llanmadoc. It stayed in exactly the same position for about an hour and it was still there when it became dark. My husband said it resembled the Zeppelin and I thought it might have been an RAF or Navy plane but it didn’t have any lights on.”
A neighbour and his friend also saw the object, she added.
A Swansea West police spokesman said that they had received no reports of any sightings.
Source: South Wales Evening Post 24 March 1982.