Unlike the MoD, the British Civil Aviation Authority have decided to continue collecting UFO reports.
Recently it was revealed that the Ministry of Defense had shut down their UFO desk and were no longer looking in to cases, a move that would seem to put an end to official UFO investigations. The Civil Aviation Authority however has other ideas, believing that UFO cases by pilots are still worth looking in to as they could represent a legitimate air safety threat.
One particularly interesting case occurred in 1985 when pilot David Hastings was flying over the Mojave Desert in America when he and his co-pilot encountered a strange object as it passed above them. "We were sitting there enjoying the sunshine when we both suddenly saw this speck out on the horizon at our 12 o'clock position," said Hastings. "This speck suddenly grew extremely quickly until we saw this huge shadow go over the top of us."
"Despite the fact the UK's Ministry of Defense officially ended its UFO investigations in 2009, it appears that the British Civil Aviation Authority decided -- unbeknownst to the public -- to continue collecting reports that involved UFOs with possible flight safety issues."
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Source: Huffington Post
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