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6 JANUARY 1980 LLANTWIT MAJOR
6 JANUARY 1980 – LLANTWIT MAJOR
8.05 PM. Two 14-year-old girls, Jayne Bush and friend, Carol Duff were outside at the top end of Crawshay Drive, Llantwit Major, looking in a shop window, when something caught Jayne’s eye.
She immediately turned around and Carol followed suit. They saw a very bright, oval shaped object, moving swiftly across the sky, and eventually disappearing behind some nearby houses, but were much further away and higher up than the houses.
Duration of this sighting: about two seconds.
At 8.15 PM they saw another object of the same shape and brightness, high above them, moving at a constant high speed, and suddenly fading and disappearing. Duration: around two seconds.
At 8.20 PM, they saw a third bright oval object, further away than the first two, and further to their right. Duration: 4-5 seconds.
They wondered what the objects were and discounted shooting stars as they were too large, and too much of a coincidence to see three in such a short space of time.
They phoned the local police, and the duty officer contacted Cardiff Airport and was told that no planes had been in the area at the time.
Source: MOD Files.