September 15, 1985
Location: Bagshot Heath, Surrey, United Kingdom
and Susan McMurray were driving home across Bagshot Heath,
Surrey, to Famborough, Hampshire, with their two children
when they encountered a "huge saucer-like craft about
50ft. long with brilliant lights coming from portholes
around the centre. Then it suddenly took off." When
a second craft began to tail the family's car, David stopped,
got out and went to investigate. But it, too, took off.
Witness David McMurray's drawing of one of the two objects
the McMurray family saw.
(source: Sunday Mirror)
Susan, Katie and David McMurray. (source: Sunday Mirror)
Bill Davey, Sunday Mirror (London, UK), Sept. 29, 1985
family had a bizarre close encounter on a day out
with two UFOs.
first flying saucer put butcher David McMurray and wife
Susan in a spin when it hovered in front of their car.
later a second "spacecraft" flew into view
and now the strange sightings are being probed by experts.
and Susan were driving home across Bagshot Heath, Surrey,
to Famborough, Hampshire, with their two children Paul,
5, and Katie, 18 months.
35, said: "I saw something hovering above the
road In front of us. I could not believe my eyes."
was a huge saucer-like craft about 50 ft. long with brilliant
lights coming from portholes around the centre. Then it
suddenly took off." When a second craft began
to tail the family's car, David stopped, got out and went
to Investigate. But it, too, took off.
said: "The whole family were weak and trembling
for days afterwards."
25, a hairdresser, said: "When David tried to
start his car, the battery was drained." She
added: "I saw the two things with my own eyes.
It was an incredible experience."
UFO was also spotted five miles away by salesgirl Lyn
Brookes. 24. of Wokingham, Berkshire.
said: "It hovered in one spot for about five minutes."
was really frightened. It was as if it was watching me."
David has sketched the strange craft and is sending his
drawing to the Ministry of Defence who are to investigate.
expert Omar Fowler, 54. has also seen the drawing and
said: "I have no doubt this report is genuine."
Airport say none of the strange craft could have been
believe the area is a target for flying saucers.