- A Guardbridge man has added to the growing tally of reported
sightings of mystery objects in the skies over north-east Fife.
- Mr Raymond Meyer, who works in maintenance at RAF Leuchars,
saw a strange sphere with a glowing underside heading north over the sea
on Monday last week.
- The Anglo-Scottish UFO Research Agency announced earlier
this week that an appeal for local sightings had prompted 19 people to
- They recalled incidents going back as far as 1958 and
agency chief investigator Lee Close said they would be investigated to
see if any genuine UFOs remained after sifting out aircraft, weather and
- Mr Meyer said he had been watching jets overhead around
3pm when he spotted the sphere. He was able to keep it in view in his binoculars
for around 10 minutes as it travelled in a straight line north.
- He explained that the sphere appeared grey with a glow
emanating from below and he estimated that its altitude was around 30,000
- While the jets had left vapour trails behind them in
the clear sky, there was no sign of any turbulence caused by the sphere's
- Mr Close had revealed that one of the sightings reported
to researchers had been of a small gold sphere spotted by someone in Dundee
and appearing to be several miles off RAF Leuchars.
- Although that suggests some similarity with what he saw,
Mr Meyer reckoned his grey sphere was a substantial size, although he has
no idea what it was.
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