Thursday, 11 October 2018
Search for three teenagers involved in 1978 UFO incident in Devon
Can't say I am too happy that the inference of alcohol was put into the item but that is the press.
Search for three teenagers involved in 1978 UFO incident in
The trio had left a youth club in Buckfastleigh
By Max Channon
A UFO researcher wants to contact a trio of teenagers who reported a close encounter of the third kind in
Devon 40 years ago this month.
Terry Hooper-Scharf, a naturalist and historian who runs the Anomalous Observational Phenomena Facebook Page, says the youngsters, who will now all be in their 50s, reported seeing a number of UFOs in the sky after leaving a youth club in Buckfastleigh - the
Devon market town famous for producing the notoriously potent Buckfast Tonic Wine.
The three friends also reported seeing 'unidentified figures' on three occasions - and were said to have been left traumatised by the experience.
Terry said: "On the 3 October, 1978, three teenagers left a youth club in Buckfastleigh,
Devon. The trio were given pseudonyms at the time of Shirley, Mark and Paul.
"Investigation procedures at the time as well as protocol on dealing with witnesses were not what they are today.
"We know that the trio observed a number of unidentified objects in the sky above the village and some unidentified figures on three occasions.
"We might normally be cautious but a retired gentleman named Harry observed the objects himself after the nervous trio knocked on his door – his cats also behaved oddly.
"The teens were traumatised and the girl identified as Shirley was said to have been most affected.
"1978 seems a very long time ago now but I am trying to locate the teens and gather as much information about observations that evening as I can.
"If they read this, or any family members do, then please get in touch.
"I cannot over-emphasise that I deal with witnesses in the strictest confidence and have done so for over 40 years.
"My interest is purely for research and so I hope that the trio will consider getting in touch with me.
"I can be contacted via email at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or via Face Book Messenger – Anomalous Observational Phenomena page."
Posted by Terry Hooper-Scharf at 02:38