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I have not personally seen a UFO myself but my mother did and a more sane and honest person than she never lived.
In about 1975 (not sure of the year exactly) she had taken the family dog, a medium sized bearded collie type, for her evening walk at 9pm. It was near midsummer being light until after 10pm. She nearly always followed the same route and did so that evening, down the avenue, turning left into the village road to walk under a railway bridge some 80 yards away, which leads straight up to the neighbouring village, having fields and a few houses on either side. These villages are in South Staffordshire.
As she approached the bridge, the dog, Sally, sat down and began to tremble violently, started whining (something she never usually did), began to breathe and pant rapidly and absolutely refused to move in any direction - this was so unusual as Sally was the most biddable and gentle of dogs. My mother realised that there was something up ahead so dropped Sally's lead and went under the bridge, which was about 20 feet across, to see what was there.
As she looked to the left, where there is a field, which is even now, almost always left fallow, she saw the most remarkable sight she had ever seen - the field is about 70 yards wide and probably goes back at least half a mile and in it, filling almost all of the width was what can only be described as an aluminium craft - it was circular, shaped like two dinner plates, the hollow sides meeting together with 'port-holes' at intervals around the centre. There appeared to be some form of light in these port-holes and the 'craft' seemed to be about 15 feet tall at its highest point. it was resting on what were described at 'struts'.
There was no sound whatsoever and my mother stated that she was so absolutely amazed that she did not remember being frightened - just absolutely fascinated and what she could only describe as feeling privileged that she should see such a thing. She thought that she stood there for two or three minutes and as she stared, the craft began to revolve, at first slowly and then accelerated at enormous velocity, ascended and vanished towards the North East of Wolverhampton. It reflected the setting sun as it spun away. There was still no noise even when it accelerated.
She did not go to look in the field at that time as she looked round and saw that Sally was still 'glued' to the spot and thought she had better take her home. Sally by this time was still in a very nervous state but allowed herself to be lead home at a very smart pace, obviously glad to leave the place. This is and was, at the time, a very quiet road and no traffic had used it during the relevant time.
When my mother arrived home, my father commented that she had taken a long time for the walk that night and it was then realised that she may have been looking at this craft for a lot longer that she thought. The actual walk from the house to that spot takes about three minutes - she had been gone for almost forty-five minutes! The dog was as normal when she reached the house, but ever after would not go for a walk past that field.
The next day my father and mother went to the field - there was no evidence whatsoever of anything unusual there - no marks on the ground indicating that a heavy object had been there- nothing at all.
However, there were several reports of unusual objects being seen by various people in the Wolverhampton area on the night in question in the local media.
I just wonder why Sally had not run away - could it have been that she did not want to leave her owner in danger? -I just don't know - it's another of those intriguing, fascinating happenings which seem to be deemed to be forever a mystery.
I have been told of other sightings in Staffordshire but have been unable to verify - however they were told to me by compos mentis folks who had no reasons to lie.
Could they be some sort of government experimentation or do we have visitors from other worlds/galaxies?
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