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09/05/2022 – Wolverhampton – Lit Rhomboid UFO Sighting

Birmingham UFO Group Case Report

Author: Dave Hodrien

Release Date: 24/05/2022

On 10th May 2022 I was contacted via phone by a man named Gary Hodgkins who reported to me that on the previous morning he had seen something unusual in the sky near to his house in Wolverhampton. This report covers what took place.

Sighting Details

At 4.20am on the morning of 9th May Gary left his house on Wenlock Avenue, Wolverhampton, to drive to work. The sun had just come up and it was a bright and clear morning, with only very light cloud. Due to the time there were very few other vehicles or pedestrians in the vicinity.

Aerial map of Wenlock Avenue

As he pulled out of the driveway he noticed an object with a white light and a red light on in the distance to the North East. Initially he assumed it was an Air Ambulance helicopter. It was moving slowly across the sky in a Westerly direction and appeared to be a couple of miles away, and at an altitude of about 300 feet.

Photograph from Wenlock Avenue in the direction the object was first seen

He set off on his journey, travelling along Wenlock Avenue, and turning left onto Trysull Road. As he drove North East along Trysull Road he could see the object in the distance ahead of him.

Photograph of Trysull Road

He noted that the object was now hovering motionless in the sky. He could also see it more clearly now. The main body of the object was dark in colouration and was rhomboid in shape, with a defined shorter section at the top. There was a white light to the left of it and a red light to the right of it. It seemed to be about the size of a small passenger plane. He thought it looked odd and was convinced at this stage that it was not a helicopter after all.

Witness drawing of the UFO

As he reached the traffic lights at the junction with Birches Barn Road he temporarily lost sight of the object behind some trees.

Photograph of the junction traffic lights

30 seconds later as he turned right onto Birches Barn Road he decided it was time to attempt to capture the object on his mobile phone camera. He pulled up at the side of the road and looked into the sky, fully expecting to once again see the object. However it had completely disappeared. This was confusing as there was very little cloud it could have vanished behind.