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9 FEBRUARY 1987 - PEN-Y-CAE MAWR, GWENT
PEN-Y-CAE MAWR, GWENT
6.30 AM. Dawn breaking, conditions clear, no cloud, little wind.
A woman at home in Pen-Y-Cae Mawr (north-east of Newport), in a rural setting, was awoken by a very bright light shining into her upstairs bedroom window.
On looking out of the window she saw a round object
approximately 7-8 feet across, on the ground 500-600 feet away to the north-east. There was no noise coming from it and it was stationary. She watched the object for a couple of minutes and during this time there was no movement. Duration of the sighting was approximately 2 minutes.
Later that morning her son visited the area and found three, 2-3 ft-wide circles in the grass, arranged in a triangular pattern, with two sides measuring 15 feet, and one side measuring 10 feet. Inside the circles the grass appeared brighter than the surrounding area.
The circles were indented about 1 1/2 inches on the inner faces. The area was also visited by a Squadron Leader of the RAF. The description of the area is produced in the report.
The witness is described in the report as appearing to be a sensible lady, who maintained throughout that the object she saw was not a figment of her imagination.
Source: MOD Files.
Location on map is approximate.