RESIDENTS in a Highland village were left terrified by a UFO sighting which
lasted TWO hours.
The bizarre sightings began at 11pm on Saturday and the spectacular show in
the sky above Muir of Ord, Ross-shire ended at 1am.
Residents watched in awe as three bright orange dome-shaped objects hovered
then flew at high speed in random spirals closer and closer to the village.
Last night leading expert Nick Pope said: "This could be one of the most
significant UFO events in recent history.
"Sightings like this are hugely significant because they are very rare.
"Most UFOs are seen by single witnesses so it's very difficult to get any
proof. For whole streets of people to see something is almost without
precedent and this sounds like one of the most significant UFO events in
"It's also very unusual for a UFO to be seen for such a long time. Most are
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Care worker Sandra Robertson, 45, said: "It was weird and scary. But at
the same time if they came back I'd like to watch them again.
"The whole street was out with cameras and binoculars.
"Folk were coming out the pub and telephoning home about what they were seeing
in the sky.
"It's been the talk of the place ever since it happened.
"It's the sort of thing we'll remember all our lives. It's so difficult to
describe because it was like nothing anyone had ever seen before.
"The objects were sort of dome shaped and bright, bright orange.
"They were hovering for up to five minutes at a time then they would move
really, really fast across the sky.
"At first they seemed very far away but they got closer and closer.
Her husband, Henry, 47, who along with daughter Jolene, 23, filmed the UFOs,
said: "You'd have had to see it to believe it.
"I'm 47 and I've seen a lot of things and come through a lot but this was
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