What on earth caused this then? UFO or flying cow?

Reply Thu 8 Jan, 2009 04:05 pm

UFO enthusiasts are claiming damage to a Lincolnshire wind farm turbine was caused by a mystery aircraft.

The turbine at Conisholme lost one 66ft (20m) blade and another was badly damaged in the early hours of Sunday.

County councillor for the area Robert Palmer said he had seen a "round, white light that seemed to be hovering".

Ecotricity, which owns the site, said while investigations continued they were not ruling anything out - but the extent of damage was "unique".

The turbine is one of 20 at the Conisholme site, which has been only been fully operational since April 2008. The broken blade has been recovered and is being examined.

Local ufologists said they had received many reports of activity in the area and had teams searching for clues.

To make one of these blades fall off, or to bend it, takes a lot

Dale Vince, Ecotricity

Mr Palmer said: "I actually saw a white light - a round, white light that seemed to be hovering.

"That is the only way I can explain it - it wasn't a flare-like light - it was just round, white light with a slight red edge to it that seemed to be over the wind turbines."

Dale Vince, founder of Ecotricity, said the company was keeping an open mind about the incident.

"We don't have an explanation at the moment as to what the cause was," he said.

"We have been crawling all over it and have sent bits off for analysis to see if we can work out what caused it.

"Until we have some idea, some plausible explanation that it was not a UFO, I don't think we should rule it out".

He added: "To make one of these blades fall off, or to bend it, takes a lot."


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Reply Thu 8 Jan, 2009 07:26 pm
One of the experts suggested a chunk of ice from one of the nearby tubines might have slung off and damaged the nearby rotors, but I'm having trouble imagining how an ice chunk that big can get thrown that far by a slowly rotating turbine.

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Reply Thu 8 Jan, 2009 07:29 pm

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Reply Thu 8 Jan, 2009 09:40 pm
Here's the simplest explanation... I think one blade fell off (mechanical failure), and then as it flopped around before falling to the ground, it damaged the other blade. Not as exciting as a UFO I admit.

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Reply Sat 22 Apr, 2017 04:22 am
A flying cow
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