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UFO sighting by RAF pilot dubbed ‘Saucer Sam’ in 1952 left aviation minister ‘convinced’ we are not alone

Saucer Sam Sgt Roland Hughes stands beside his fighter with its UFO art painted on by colleagues after he spotted a UFO that was confirmed by radar SOURCE Daily Mail (uk).

from Daily Mail (UK)

By Chris Hanlon

PUBLISHED: 13:12 EST, 27 May 2012 | UPDATED: 09:01 EST, 28 May 2012

  • Flt Sgt Roland Hughes was returning to base over West Germany
  • Object, 100ft across, was ‘gleaming silver, metallic disc’
  • Radar confirmed it was travelling at speeds far greater than any aircraft at the time
A UFO sighting was deemed so credible it convinced a government minister who investigated it.

The sighting by an RAF fighter pilot on a training mission over West Germany in 1952 has been revealed for the first time by papers released by the Churchill Archive at Cambridge University.

Flight Sergeant Roland Hughes was returning to base when he was followed by a ‘gleaming silver, metallic disc’ which flew alongside him before disappearing at incredible sped. . . Read Complete Report