'UFO' spotted in skies above UK town

A mystery object spotted in the skies above a small seaside town on the UK's south coast has locals speculating that alien spaceships may have visited.

A bemused witness captured the obscure craft at Sumerleaze Beach in Bude, Cornwall, and sent it to the Cornwall UFO Research Group.

The group posted the image, which shows a 'triangular object' hovering in the sky, to their Facebook page and it has since been shared online, generating a swathe of debate about what it might be.

The group insist it could be a possible extra terrestrial sighting, while others suggest it might be a drone or even one of the Russian bombers intercepted in the area last week.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it extra terrestrial life? Strange object spotted in the skies above Cornish town. Photo: David Gilham/Cornwall UFO Research Group
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it extra terrestrial life? Strange object spotted in the skies above Cornish town. Photo: David Gilham/Cornwall UFO Research Group

David Gilham, who posted the picture to the group, said it was the second sighting in as many weeks.

Mr Gilham said on Facebook: "Taken at Sumerleaze Beach, Bude, N Cornwall 17th February. Looks triangular...but I have no idea what it is? The second sighting I have witnessed around N Cornwall in two weeks."

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