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Have you seen a flying saucer lately?

Four members of class 4A at Cadle Junior School, Fforestfach, believe they saw one one morning last week.

Writing to describe the experience they say: "It was shining and then it went dim and disappeared into space. It was a round shape as if it was flattened. It was like a hovercraft.

It had three spikes sticking out of it and they looked like legs. It had a propeller which was turning underneath it. The time was approximately five to nine. Everybody in our class thought that we were nuts, but we can assure you we did see it."

Source: 'South Wales Evening Post' Tuesday 3 December 1963.



I have news for the four members of Class 4A at Cadle Junior School, Fforestfach, who because they claimed to have seen a flying saucer one morning last week have been dubbed nuts by their classmates.

There was something unusual in the sky, a glowing disc-like object that was spotted by Mr. and Mrs. Victor Morgan, of Llangyfelach-road, Brynhyfryd.

Streaked away

Mr. Morgan told me: "I managed to fix a pair of binoculars on it. It seemed to be very high and large and was travelling in a jerky manner. It suddenly streaked away into the distance."

He added: "I don't believe in flying saucers, but I don't know what to make of this."

Source: 'South Wales Evening Post' Thursday 5 December 1963.


SIR, - I would like to endorse the claims of some children in Fforestfach who reported ("Evening Post," December 3) that they had seen a strange object of the type known as "flying saucers", in the sky last week.

On Friday, November 29, I also saw a strange round object that appeared to come from the Neath Abbey direction and then went in a westerly direction over Mynydd Drumau towards Birchgrove.

It was a clear afternoon when I watched it pass slowly across the sky. It shone very brightly but there was no sound, as might have been heard from an ordinary aircraft, at all.

As it approached the mountain it emitted a bright red glowing flame of considerable length, that appeared to come from the back of the object. This flame resembled that which might be seen when fuel burns in an ordinary rocket.

I watched this strange craft, flying saucer, call it what you may, for the space of about three or four minutes, until it finally disappeared from view. Its strange round size and bright shining appearance made me positive that it was certainly no conventional aircraft.

The slow speed at which it moved and the definite course it followed removes any suggestion that it might have been a meteor.

There have been many sightings of such mysterious objects around the Swansea area in recent months. The authorities have tried to fob us off with stories of weather balloons, high altitude aircraft, and other such things, but no satisfactory argument has yet been offered to explain these strange, eerie happenings.

Down-to-Earthman, Neath

Source: 'South Wales Evening Post' Saturday 7 December 1963.

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