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Old 8th Jan 2009, 13:54
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UFO damages Wind Farm

Oh, come on, now, is this the best that the media can come up with?
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 14:01
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Looks to me like one blade separated and damaged the other on it's way south. Don't have to work for AAIB to figure that out.

Can't beat a good UFO story when there's no important news going on (wars in Gaza,Afghanistan,Iraq/global economic crisis/new POTUS about to be sworn in etc..).

Still, Sun readers will buy into it in their droves, no doubt

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Old 8th Jan 2009, 14:07
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Someone hasn't given that cow that got hit by the Tiger Moth
some climbing equipment have they?

Obviously NOT.

Cast one blade, damaged the second one. UFO? Horlicks!!!
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 14:08
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I blame sheep.
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I used to blame sheep, now they won't talk to me at all!
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 14:33
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 14:38
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If aliens had perfected the art of flying in excess of the speed of light, you'd have also thought they would be able to avoid flying into wind turbines.
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Has anyone checked to see if Santa returned safely to Lappland? I smell a cover-up - Christmas may have to be cancelled this year kids.
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 14:49
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It gets better! Rival media company The Guardian reckons the lights were caused by the family of one of their journos...
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 15:01
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At least Louth,(Pronounced LowUth by the locals,) made it into
the papers. First time since Geoffrey Archer was told to "Fook
Orf" whilst campaigning for votes on a Darts Night. Tosser! 1965.

Now THERE be aliens!!!
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 16:22
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I recon it was target practice by persons unknown using a 12 bore. Case closed.
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 17:55
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Obvious

Is the turbine in a low flying area - Have the PVO Strany lost/bent a Tupolev - How close is Lowth to Hull ? -Lights in tthe Sky - Exploding Vodka Bottles - The last people to ask are the RAF - Are we looking at a game of Blackjack. Its on the cards. - Short field landing abort - bringing Vodka to the icy wastes of the Lincolnshire flat lands - UFO be buggered - A bunch of flat earthers more like - and Yes I listened to R4 Today prog on the World Service - Total Dos Vidania. (Renagade Turnip perhaps).

Must Go - The Saucer is getting cold - Its windy up here in the Fens of Ursa Minor.

Where's my Map.
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 19:38
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 19:45
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I think they might know...UFO Series Home Page
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 20:20
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It's the alien life forms on the ground in Lincs that give me most concern

Nice lady with a horse on C4 news summed matters up perfectly, "Not much happens around here "......that would be from about the 12th century onwards then ?.
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 20:28
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Further to the article in the good old Currant Bun was a photograph of a UFO in the sky, cunningly disguised as a Sun Dog!
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 21:15
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Can't have been a UFO _ no chemtrails
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Old 8th Jan 2009, 21:33
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Sorry to say that the UK has sat under huge High pressure system for 10 days with winds light and variable. So posting links to gale force destruction doesn't seem logical, Captain.

In any case, under normal rotation centripedal forces would shirley eject the blade before the next one arrived

And don't forget, that august journal The Stun reported there was no sign of the missing blade... doo do doo der doo do doo der der

There will be an entirely logical explanation, but why let that get in the way of a good rumour

Time for my tablets so must go...

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Old 8th Jan 2009, 22:19
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In any case, under normal rotation centripedal forces would shirley eject the blade before the next one arrived
  • Broken blade ejected vertically up.
  • Gravity gets into the act, and blade falls back down to where it started.
  • Blade gets hit by its mate
There. Sorted.

(I'm also available for other accident investigations, if required).
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And don't forget, that august journal The Stun reported there was no sign of the missing blade... doo do doo der doo do doo der der
According to the BBC,
The broken blade has been recovered and is being examined.
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