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The UFO in the sky, next to the kite
We were out with our camera recently and photgraphed what looks like a UFO. Have you seen one in our skies? Tell your stories and share your photos.

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Report by Vic Minett of the web team

Coventry and Warwickshire is well known as a hotbed of strange activity in the sky and none more so than on a cold and bright day in Burton Dassett.

We were out taking photographs of the hills on a windy day when we looked in the sky to snap a kite flying in the breeze.

When we got back to the office to look at the photos, we discovered to our amazement a strange dark shape hovering next to the kite.

Is it a UFO? Have you seen it too? Or do you have a rational explanation for what it is we've snapped? Please, drop us an email to let us know.

To see some more photos of our UFO, click on the Images button below to launch the gallery.

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More details of our sighting
 UFO close up
A close up of the image
Martin from the Coventry and Warwickshire web team and myself were out and about one day in February when the picture was taken.

We were standing next to the beacon on the Burton Dassett Hills, taking digital photographs of the kite, which was a large professional model and not a tiny child's kite.

We saved the photographs to a hard drive on our return but didn't have a close look at them until a couple of week's later.

When processing them, we found the small black circle on the image, next to the kite. We don't think it's the camera's fault - we've never seen a mark on a photo taken with it before.

Neither Martin or I remember seeing anything strange that day, although it was icy cold, which meant we didn't spend that long at the spot and we certainly didn't spend long looking at the sky!

Were you at Burton Dassett during half term week this year and do you remember seeing anything strange? Let us know.

Any more sightings?
Could the little green men be on their way?
Have you ever seen what you believe could be a UFO anywhere over Coventry and Warwickshire?

They've been sighted close to Coventry Airport before and over the countryside close to Leamington so let us know what you've seen.

Email us your sightings and send us your photos and we will print them here.

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