The Rendlesham Forest Incident - Official Website
"I've gone on record saying Rendlesham might be the turning point in history that leads to the explanation of the UFO phenomenon"
-Nick Pope, Directorate of Defence Security, Ministry of Defence
The Rendlesham Forest Incident, also known as 'Britain's Roswell', is undoubtedly one of the best documented and most significant military encounters with a Craft of Unknown Origin or UFO. It is also a case that involved very credible witnesses, trained (USAF) United States Air Force observers and security police.
The incident spanned three days in 1980. Rendlesham Forest is a large pine forest, east of Ipswich, in Suffolk, England. Nearby are the twin NATO air bases, RAF Bentwaters and RAF Woodbridge; at the time both bases were being leased to the United States Air Force. Several UFO incidents, including multiple-witness sightings by military personnel, ground traces, and radioactive anomalies were reported from Rendlesham forest.
According to USAF security patrolmen on duty, "the object was described as being metallic in appearance and triangular in shape, approx. 2-3 meters across the base... it illuminated the entire forest with a white light, and had a pulsing red light on top and a bank(s) of blue lights underneath." In November, 2002, the British Ministry of Defense released the "Rendlesham File" of documents related to and confirming the Rendlesham Forest incident.
This website is dedicated to preserving information regarding this historic encounter, with a Craft of Unknown Origin in the Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk, England -December 1980.
The mission is to educate future generations worldwide of the extreme importance of 'The Rendlesham Forest Incident' and to provide a centralized information repository, for research and study, of the incident.
Rendlesham Forest Incident direct witness quotes
“What I once believed is no more, and what I’ve witnessed, defies all that I have ever imagined.” “I am truly in awe over the whole incident, and no one can fully understand the magnitude, of such an event, unless you were there.”
- Sgt. James Penniston, Interview with ABC Television 2005
“It didn't crash. It landed.”
-Sgt. Bud Steffens (Spotted the strange lights on 25/26 December 1980)
"When I arrived it was going in and out through the trees and at one stage it was hovering. Then it went over to a clearing at the edge of the forest. By the time we got to the clearing it had already landed. When this thing landed Halt was already there. I didn't see it land. I saw it take off. It kind of hovered at first and then took off."
-Sgt. Adrian Bustinza, Interview with Georgina Bruni
were three objects or lights. The largest light was the leading or
command vessel. The lights were three vessels that moved independently
of each other. They were moving and were able to jump from Woodbridge
and show up over Bentwaters in less than a second."
-Sgt. Monroe Nevels,
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