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5 - 6 JULY 1997 - LLANWONNO FOREST, MID-GLAMORGAN
LLANWONNO FOREST, MID-GLAMORGAN
10.15 PM. Clear sky.
A large triangular object 'larger than a B74?' was seen hovering over Llanwonno Forest. The witness, a man at home in Pontypridd watched it for about an hour, also with binoculars, stating that it had multi-coloured flashing lights.
There was no sound or smell. It was at an elevation of between 30 and 40 degrees at a distance of two miles from the observer.
It hovered and moved slowly east then west then east again at high speed. He contacted the police and they radioed UKP32 helicopter which was returning to the heliport (police helicopter). The helicopter investigated but only observed a 'party' with lights at a caravan park.
The witness telephoned again at 12.05 AM and was informed of this. The witness phoned again later, and said he had climbed a hill with his wife and had seen the object move. He also saw the helicopter, with the object apparently avoiding it.
At 12.50 AM he phoned again. The object had returned. This time he had managed to take some video. Police operations at Cardiff were informed.
Source: MOD Files.
Location on map is approximate.