UFO spotter shocked by worldwide interest
CAPTAIN RAY BOWYER is shocked that his UFO sighting has made news
around the world.
The Aurigny pilot’s story was featured in The
Sun and The Independent, which dedicated a whole page.
took the sighting global, with hundreds of UFO websites featuring
But the biggest surprise for Captain Bowyer was a small article in
the New Zealand Herald, that country’s largest paper.
‘My mum lives in
Auckland and said she saw it in the paper there,’ he said.
has gone all over the world. I didn’t think it would ever get further than
Alderney or Guernsey, so it’s unbelievable how much attention it has
The 50-year-old said he had been overwhelmed by the
‘I have had about 50 people speak to me and all told me of
sightings within the islands,’ he said.
‘There appear to have been so
many around the triangle of Alderney, Guernsey and Jersey. It’s really
strange that there seem to have been so many in that area.’
Bowyer believed that by coming forward, he had made it more acceptable for
other people to talk about their experiences.
‘I have been really
impressed with the quality of reporting and I wanted to thank the press
for that because I know it could have been sensationalised.’
people have told me their stories and I would like to collate them.
‘The amount of people who have had similar sightings in a similar area
has made me want to investigate what has been happening in the Channel
* UFO sighting details can be passed to Captain Bowyer,
by letter at La Croix Guerin Cafe, St Martin’s.