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Unidentified Flying Objects

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 43413, tabled on 19 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many sightings of unidentified flying objects have been reported in each of the last five years.

Answered on

5 September 2016

The Ministry of Defence does not maintain a central record of the number of unidentified flying object (UFO) sightings reported, following the closure of the UFO Desk in 2009.

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