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Search for UFO hoaxers


It was the summer of love, hippies and psychedelia, but 1967 was also the year of an apparent alien invasion.

Police, scientists and the RAF were scrambled to examine a number of UFOs which had appeared in fields around Britain.

One of those locations was on the Isle of Sheppey where the flying saucers turned out to be a student hoax.

Now an author is hoping people involved in the incident will contact him.

Robin Gibson takes a look back.


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