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East Midlands Contact Case – Beings, Abduction, UFO Sightings, Paranormal Activity

Birmingham UFO Group Case Report Author: James Brodie

Release Date: 28/06/2022

Note: For reasons of anonymity pseudonyms have been used

The following case study is an ongoing report as the experiences are multi-faceted in nature. Over the upcoming months, I will be looking to delve deeper into some of the experiences shared and in doing so will be able to offer more detail.

For the purposes of privacy, I will be using a pseudonym for the subject of the case report. What I can say is that I have known the person for most of my life and I have made sure that there will be no personal bias in the report and final conclusions.

The subject of the case study we will call Paul going forward. He is in his mid-sixties and lived in the East Midlands for most of his life. When he was younger, he was a member of a couple of Midlands-based UFO groups, which helped shape and understand some of his own experiences.

Paul’s first memory of any unusual phenomena was when he was 7-8 years old. He remembered he use to witness things in his back garden. He lived in a mid-terrace house in an industrial part of one of the larger towns in the East Midlands.

He remembers looking into the garden and seeing three grey people. One was approximately 3.5 ft tall, one was around 4.5 ft tall and the third one was a little smaller, maybe 4 ft 2 in height. They were all grey with no definition or discernible features. He reported seeing them to his mother who claimed there was nothing there.

Witness drawing of the grey figures in the garden

Apparently, this happened on a number of occasions, and each time he saw them, he would tell people. Sometimes they would be there even if someone else was present, but only he could see them. In the end, he stopped telling people he could see them.

What was unusual about this sighting is that quite often it would appear in daylight, and they would appear briefly in the garden. From previous investigations and my own personal experience, I have seen a grey humanoid shape without any apparent features. Possible explanations could be the imagination of a child, or maybe there was a distorted image of a person through the glass. That could possibly explain why he only saw it, as it was from a particular viewing angle. However, knowing the people involved, I am more inclined to believe that Paul genuinely believed that he was seeing something.

That experience became part of the norm for Paul and so every now and again he would see something, and he would then put it to the back of his mind. Five years later he was out walking in the evening when he happened to glance up at the sky and he noticed a bright light in the sky. This was at a time when there weren’t so many planes in the sky, so this stuck out. It was moving relatively slowly and although it appeared high in the sky, it appeared to be larger than other planes he would have seen in the sky. It was yellow in colour which again separated it from other vehicles that were in the sky at the time.

As soon as Paul noticed it, stopped moving and appeared to hover in the sky. It was difficult to make sense of any shape to it as it appeared to be a very bright yellow light. There was no noise that came from it and after observing it for a few seconds, it shot off at a right angle, before again abruptly changing the direction it was traveling in before disappearing.

In reviewing this part of the encounter, it is difficult to make a factual conclusion. At the time of the experience there was very little air traffic in the UK sky and even less in that part of the UK. The colour was unusual for known ariel vehicles, but we can’t discount that there might have been something about at that time. We can discount any more modern technology like drones as they weren’t around at that time. What sets it apart is the sudden change in direction, as we know modern vehicles can’t manoeuvre in that manner. We can also discount Chinese lanterns as they weren’t prevalent at that time. The rapid change in direction would again look to rule out something like a weather balloon.

An example photograph of two Chinese lanterns

We jump ten years into the future and Paul has met a likeminded individual who was part of a local UFO investigative group covering the East Midlands. This individual we will call John. Through several meetings, it became clear that they had shared a number of similar experiences. John introduced Paul to a remarkable individual. Again, for privacy purposes I will refer to her as Rita.

Rita was a Russian Jewish immigrant who had settled into the area after the Second World War. She was regarded as a ‘natural medium’ who was believed to be to be able to perceive multiple realities. She is someone who I would have been incredibly interested to have had a long conversation with, but unfortunately, she passed some years ago.

Although there are multiple reports I would like to investigate from their interactions, there are two instances I will refer to.