Location of Sighting: Cornholme Village Todmorden. West Yorkshire
Date of Sighting: 16/01/2012
Time: 6.20 pm.
Witness Name: Michael Greenwood
Witness Statement: Whilst walking down Burnley Road last night, i saw some unfamiliar lights in the sky which were behaving strangely.
there was a large square up in the sky, only the outside of the square was light up all along the edge like a thin continuous florescent tube. the square then changed to 2 smaller squares which were interlinked, then change again to three squares. It was darting around erratically,( like those dance floors you get, step on another square and it lights up) that is what it reminded me of. The lights were changing from white to blue to red, whilst watching it travelling across the sky, i could see a dark mass behind the lights but could not determine a shape, more triangle than anything. These sequence of lights must have been on the underside.
At no time did the lights look like a normal light, just a bright glow like a fluresant tude, solid all around the edge. This craft must have been as big as a jumbo jet, there were normal planes around as we are on the flight path for Manchester airport, this object was defiantly in earth’s atmosphere, or i would have thought it was the space station.
I watched it till it went out of sight over the tops ( top of the moors). I was on Burnley road Todmorden, it came across from towards Hebdon Bridge (as the crow flies) then over the valley and across the tops towards Bacup.
The sighting lasted about 3 mins, i was rather amazed by this, im an ex soldier, and not given to believing in , ufo,s like many do in these valley,s.
I am wondering if anyone else saw sighting as there must have been plenty of people out and about in the valley at that time.
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