Britain's UFO epicentre once had an "alien" sighting at a school so mysterious it sparked a Ministry of Defence probe.

The picturesque village of Broad Haven in Wales attracted global media attention in 1977, after residents reported a spate of UFO and "alien" sightings.

Locals who reported these encounters across a single year in the late seventies have seen their stories resurface thanks to recent Netflix documentary, Encounters.

Made by Steven Spielberg's production company, one of the four episodes is dedicated to the mysterious events that occurred in and around Broad Haven.

The most famous incident occurred on February 4 1977 when a dozen children from the local primary school claimed that they had seen a “cigar-shaped spaceship” take off from behind some trees during their lunch break.

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