A Shropshire man saw something that blew his mind and to this day still seeks the truth to what he saw whilst innocently minding his own business on 30 March 1993.
But this is no ordinary UFO story - hundreds of people all across the UK saw the same craft on the same night. It has been dubbed the 'British UFO Mystery' and is now regarded as one of the UK's biggest UFO incidents to date.
To date in the UK there has been thousands of UFO sightings, some good, some bad, and some simply explainable. However, thousands of genuine people cannot be wrong in what they see and witness?
The UK MoD announced on 1 December 2009 it will no longer have a dedicated UFO desk in operation investigating reports.
But I am sure that somewhere and someone in the MoD will be looking out for reports, and at the end of the day if UK airspace is intruded by an unknown craft it has to be investigated properly. The more reports people come forward with, the more the truth will come out!
On 30 and 31 March 1993 there was a series of UFO sightings in the UK involving over a hundred witnesses. Many of these were police officers and military personnel as the UFO flew directly over two local RAF bases. It was dubbed 'The British UFO Mystery'.
As a 16-year-old at the time of the incident I was preparing to enter the army as a solider with the army air corps. Since the age of 12 I had been a member of the cadet force in which I held the rank of flight sergeant in the royal air force section. So as you can imagine I had extensive knowledge of all types of military aircraft in this country but also in other countries. I also had good knowledge of civilian and or NASA type aircraft and satellites. Being a member of the cadets I was a frequent visitor to RAF Shawbury airbase near my home where I went flying in fixed wing and non fixed wing aircraft.
I had and still have a big interest in aircraft.
On 30 March 1993 at approximately 11pm I was walking home from my part time job at the local bowling alley in the northern outskirts of Shrewsbury. My parents at the time owned a public house called the 'Harry Hotspur' and it was only 600 metres from my work along Harlescott lane.
The walk only took me normally approx 10 minutes. As walked back and got to within 100 metres of my home, my eye caught a slow moving structured object moving from left to right, south to north, in the sky approx 300ft up!
As I got to my home, I continued to watch this object. It was a black triangle shape, structured, approx 200ft in length and approx 150ft to 200ft in diameter. It was very defined, and blocked out the stars, as it was a clear night with no clouds. On the two rear points of the triangle I noticed a faint red or orange coloured glow and at the front the triangle was omitting a brilliant white light, and this was moving back and forth as if was looking for something.
The triangle was moving very slowly, I would say about walking speed, I could hear nothing but a very low humming sound that was irritating to hear. I also felt warm and the sense of being watched, or at least whoever or whatever was controlling the triangle knew I was watching it!
Opposite my house, at the time was rough ground and fields and the triangle continued to move north over them with the white light flicking back and forth randomly. At this point I estimated that I had been watching this craft for about two minutes when all of sudden it shot off to the north at incredible speed making no sounds at all.
I knew that this craft was not a military or civilian aircraft and I rushed into my house and woke my parents up to tell them what I had just witnessed, all of us then went outside to see if we could see the craft but there was nothing.
Basically that was that for me, I never told the authorities because I didn't know what to do and during my time in the military I never spoke of the incident as I didn't want to be ridiculed.
However it was only 2007 when I found out about the Cosford incident and what I witnessed was linked to sightings all over the UK that night.
Ever since the incident I have had a feeling of knowing that the craft will come back, it makes me feel uneasy but at the same time I want to know where it was from and why it was here? I can go back to the very same spot today that I witnessed the craft and get the same feeling all over again...
Since then I had researched and studied the subject and all related. Now I am a recognised and known UFO investigator in the UK and around the world. My aim is to share knowledge with the public as we have a right to know. You can read more about what I do on my website www.ufoshropshire.co.uk
I 100% believe that UFO and extraterrestrials are with us constantly, and it is only a matter of time until it is fact.
The truth is out there we just need to find it...