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RAF Bentwaters / Woodbridge - mystery solved courtesy of Hereford

Old 31st Dec 2018, 20:10
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RAF Bentwaters / Woodbridge - mystery solved courtesy of Hereford


Happy New Year All

39 year old mystery solved lol courtesy of 22 lol...or not.

cheers

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/201...e_ArzCzhtBQTZ1
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Old 31st Dec 2018, 21:16
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Wiki has been updated accordingly. Yers pays yer money and yers take yer choice...

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In December 2018 Dr David Clarke, a British UFO researcher, reported a claim that the incident was a set-up by the SAS as a revenge plot on the USAF.[41] According to this story, in August 1980, the SAS parachuted into RAF Woodbridge to test the security at the nuclear site. The USAF had recently upgraded their radar and detected the black parachutes of the SAS men as they descended to the base. The SAS troops were interrogated and beaten up, with the ultimate insult that they were called "unidentified aliens". To enact their revenge, the SAS "gave" the USAF their own version of an alien event;....as December approached, lights and coloured flares were rigged in the woods. Black helium balloons were also coupled to remote-controlled kites to carry suspended materials into the sky, activated by radio-controls.42]

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Old 5th Jan 2019, 16:06
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Oh no, that was my favorite and most believable UFO story! Now I don't believe in UFO's or ghosts
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Old 5th Jan 2019, 20:19
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Happy New Year All

39 year old mystery solved lol courtesy of 22 lol...or not.

cheers

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/201...e_ArzCzhtBQTZ1
Doesn't do it for me I'm afraid! Having spent quite some time in that and related environments and being very well aware of how things were done;(professionally I might add), there are too many holes in that perception. Wiki is for those who don't know better!
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Old 5th Jan 2019, 23:01
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I don't believe that anyone would risk their lives to test the security measures at a special weapons facility, too great a risk of ending up dead.
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