Rendlesham ForestUFO incident — Colonel Halt meets the skeptics

Vince Thurkettle, Charles Halt, Ian Ridpath at Rendkesham Forest

On a chilly day in 2009 February, Col Charles Halt (centre) met up in Rendlesham Forest with local forester Vince Thurkettle (left), who originally proposed the Orford Ness lighthouse as the source of the flashing UFO seen byHalt and his men, and Ian Ridpath, the author who made the first critical investigation of the Rendlesham ForestUFO case. Their visit was for the filming of a German TV programme about the event and its subsequent explanation. This is almost certainly the first time Col Halt had been outnumbered two to one by skeptics.