Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Flying Discs & Green Men

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Flying Discs & Green Men

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1942: a man claims to have been abducted by aliens from his home in Newbiggin-by-the-Sea and is given a medical examination.

1963: A father and daughter driving to Alnmouth see a huge, glowing object with porthole-style windows 100ft above their car. The object shoots off towards the North Sea.

1968: A man claims to see a silvery disc hurtle to Earth and crash alongside the Roman Wall, near Haltwhistle in Northumberland.

1976: A woman and her grand-daughter see a translucent object moving alongside them while walking in County Durham. The girl catches a glimpse of two spectral figures next to it before they all vanish.

1979: Several Gateshead children see 3ft tall green people digging on top of a haystack. One of them is seen riding a cow.

1997: A Northumberland man witnesses a "flying triangle" over Howick at around 6pm. It flies slowly in the direction of RAF Boulmer. On the same evening, a couple on Alnwick Moor independently report the same object 10 minutes earlier. …

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