Alien hunters have been left stunned after photos appearing to show a UFO hoovering skies over a navy base emerged.
The remarkable snaps appear to show an alien craft floating above the ground with a helicopter close by.
The man – known only by the pseudonym ‘Keith Bradshaw’ – has released the images in a bid to discover the truth about aliens.
He took the snaps near the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in 2007, but has been too nervous to show anyone until now.
Bradshaw apparently sneaked out to the desert after an old friend working on the Navy base told him about the mystery craft.
He claims he heard a helicopter as he approached the base, before seeing the silver UFO with a number of military vehicles parked nearby.
The UFO hunter – who took off his shirt to blend in with his surroundings – spent 10 minutes watching the ‘flying saucer’.
He said: “This thing would wobble along close to the ground, very unstable.
“Then it would freeze in position, go up to a certain height and sit there for a few minutes perfectly still. It made no noise that I could hear.
“I don’t believe anyone could have been riding on the inside, but I got the idea the helicopter was somehow remotely controlling it.
“It looked like whoever was controlling it was having fun with it, sometimes because they would do little tricks with it.”
He has sent the images to be analysed by some of the world’s top UFO experts, who are divided over their authenticity.
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