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More on the Matter of “Crashed UFOs” in the U.K.

Nick Redfern November 3, 2020

“Are the Remains of Dead Aliens Hidden in the U.K.?” is the title of an article I wrote here at MU just a couple of days ago. To follow up on it, I thought that I would expand on these claims of dead aliens and crashed UFOs in the United Kingdom. Primarily because such cases are so scarce in numbers – and, hardly known. I should stress that most of the cases that I have written about here, today, probably involved classified military hardware that went awry, rather than something of an extraterrestrial nature. That doesn’t make the events any less intriguing, though. The first case dates back to the mid-1960s. Christmas was looming in December 1965 when one Kenneth Reese – in the early hours of the morning – hastily told both the U.K. Ministry of Defense and the Royal Air Force that he saw a bright, globe-like object descend into a valley near Ruthin, North Wales. Notably, the Royal Air Force’s records show that Reese said the light fell at an extremely slow pace, which is particularly intriguing and effectively rules “it” out as having been a meteorite. Reese watched (amazed) the thing for a handful of minutes. Then, suddenly, and quite out of the blue, it exploded in the valley, leaving nothing behind. The mystery remained exactly that: a mystery.


Long-time UFO investigator/author Jenny Randles told an interesting story in issue 152 of her magazine, Northern UFO News. The time? Some point in 1991. The location: the county of Staffordshire. The source was only referred to by Randles as “M.L.”He or she said they encountered something that was silvery, only about ten-feet-long, and not unlike a missile. We might very well suggest that a missile was exactly what it was – perhaps, even, one that had fallen from a military plane. If that was the case, then there’s no doubt that a near-calamity like that would have been hastily hidden. Intriguingly, only a day later a significant depression was found in the immediate area. Like so many cases of the “crashed” type, this one was not cleared up. Not to the public, at least. Moving on to 1994, it was time for the people of the village of Church Lench (near the U.K.’s Cotswolds) to encounter something which fell from the skies. “Barrel”-like was how the locals described the object from the skies. In no time at all, the military had descended on the scene. Not only that, a cordon was put into place, ensuring that no-one without clearance had any chance of figuring out what the hell was going on. The U.K.’s Royal Navy were having their share of the investigation, too. In fact, there was more than that: within the area there were rumors that the Navy had quickly scooped up the unknown thing and headed off for…well…who knows where? Not us!


It should be noted that the 1965 case can be found in the now-declassified UFO files that the U.K.’s Ministry of Defense quietly put together for years – and that are now in the public domain. Before getting too excited, however, it should be noted that for the MoD, the word “UFO” meant literally what it was: something in the sky that had not been identified. It’s very clear from the available material that the Ministry was not thinking of a Roswell-type affair. As I said in my previous article, it’s all but impossible to say there haven’t been any UFO crashes in the U.K. (and by that I mean the crash of spacecraft from other worlds). But, we need to understand that just because the MoD had (and still has) files on UFOs is very different to saying they had the remains of small creatures with large, black eyes from a world faraway. And, finally, there’s the next (and last) installment in this three-part article. It tells of a 1964 case that doesn’t exactly make me go “Wow!” It does, however, make me go “hmmmmm.”  Mysterious Universe

The Roswell Bodies and Wreckage: The Most Controversial Theory of All?

For decades, stories of alien abductions, UFO encounters, Flying Saucer sightings, and Area 51 have led millions of people to believe that extraterrestrials are secretly among us. But what if those same millions of people are all wrong? What if the UFO phenomenon has much darker, and far more ominous, origins than the realm of outer-space? Since 2007, I have been carefully and quietly investigating the strange world of a secret group buried deep within the U.S. Government nicknamed the Collins Elite. In 2010, my book, Final Events and the Secret Government Group on Demonic UFOs and the Afterlife was published and told the story of my findings. It is the belief of the group that far from being extraterrestrial in origin, our purported alien visitors are, in reality, deceptive demons and fallen-angels; the minions of Satan, who are paving the way for Armageddon, Judgment Day, and the reaping and enslavement of our very souls. It’s important to note that I do not personally adhere to the beliefs of the Collins Elite, as I have consistently noted in just about every interview I did for the book. I wrote the book for one reason: because I found it fascinating there was a group in government that fully believes the UFO issue is demonic and – quite literally – hellish.   Nick Redfern October 25, 2020

I wasI was prompted to investigate the story of the Collins Elite after speaking, in 2007, with a man named Ray Boeche, who is a priest and also a former State-Director for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) in Lincoln, Nebraska. Back in 1991, Ray was contacted by a pair of physicists who were working on a classified Department of Defense program to contact what were described to Ray as “Non-Human Entities”” or NHEs. Initially, the NHEs – contact with whom was done in a mind to mind fashion only, and in a way that paralleled the government’s remote-viewing programs of the 1970s and 1980s – were believed to have extraterrestrial origins. That view changed radically when a deep and dark atmosphere enveloped the group. There were near-endless runs of bad luck, people attached to the program died under mysterious circumstances, and the group ultimately came to believe that the NHEs were not ETs after all, but deceptive and deadly demons, seeking to manipulate and control us, the human race. The two physicists were deeply troubled by all this, hence the reason why they contacted Ray Boeche, to determine if he was able to offer advice and guidance, given his background as both a priest and a ufologist. When Ray told me all this – and much more too – it prompted me to dig further into the work of this mysterious, shadowy think-tank-type organization, which I learned went by the nickname of the Collins Elite. Whether it has a more formal title I still do not know.

BeyondBeyond any shadow of doubt at all, the strangest belief of the Collins Elite was that relative to the Roswell affair of July 1947. In what is certainly a unique fashion, they came to believe that nothing – extraterrestrial or otherwise – crashed at Roswell. Rather, the group concluded that the event was “staged” – a “Trojan Horse”-type event provoked by demons trying to deceive us into accepting the idea that vulnerable ETs had crashed at Roswell, and who were responsible for the wave of Flying Saucer encounters that gripped the nation in the summer of 1947. For the Collins Elite, the “alien debris” and “memory metal” said to have been recovered at the crash site on the Foster Ranch, New Mexico, were nothing less than the result of diabolical “demonic alchemy.” In other words, the group formed an opinion that these strange entities “weaved” the materials, then had it manifest on the Foster Ranch, thus creating the image of a crash of something exotic from the skies. But, what of the bodies said to have been found at the site? Well, the Collins Elite had an answer to that issue too. Their members claimed to have read reports suggesting that no literal bodies were ever found at Roswell – at all. Rather, they maintained that certain “biological materials” were recovered. Is it possible that some equally strange form of diabolical alchemy was at work to create not just the so-called memory-metal that a number of players in the Roswell saga described seeing, but also to generate a type of extraterrestrial Jackalope, a creature that looks real and that exhibits prime evidence of DNA, flesh, bone, and skin, but that is, in reality, nothing more than a brilliant piece of hoaxing? This is most certainly what the Collins Elite came to accept as – ahem – gospel.   Mysterious Universe