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04/03/2014 & 09/03/2014 – Dumbarton, Scotland – Lit UFO Sightings

Birmingham UFO Group Report

Author: Dave Hodrien

Release Date: 27/04/2014

Forwarded by UFO Info

For reasons of anonymity pseudonyms have been used


Since last year BUFOG has been investigating UK-based cases reported via the UFO Info website. Many of the witnesses who write these reports never come back with further information which usually results in an investigative dead end. In March 2014 I received two reports from Dumbarton, Scotland seemingly reporting a UFO with numerous white lights on. Although neither witness has yet come back with additional information, the fact that both individuals have separately reported the UFO is significant, so I have decided to write this report based on what I am currently aware of.

04/03/2014 Sighting

It was 8.30pm on 4th March 2014 Grant and two other individuals were driving along the M8 motorway, which runs along the edge of the River Clyde. They caught sight of three bright white lights in a triangular formation moving slowly to the right over the area of Dumbarton on the far side of the water.

Photograph of Dumbarton from the M8:

Suddenly one of the lights seemed to vanish from sight, perhaps due to the angle they were viewing them. This left two lights side by side. After a few seconds the third light reappeared, and they now appeared to be in a vertical line to each other. They started moving to the left slowly. Then without warning all three lights dropped down together at a fast speed behind a hill near to Dumbarton Rock and were lost from sight.

Aerial map showing the M8 (A), Dumbarton (B) and Dumbarton Rock (C):

Photograph of Dumbarton Rock: