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Richard Branson’s UFO hoax

Title
Richard Branson’s UFO hoax
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
31 Mar 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:01:46
Description
Angus Moorat reports on Richard Branson’s trial run for an April Fools’ Day flying saucer hoax, which resulted in the police being called to deal with a UFO. Inspector Andrew Neilson says it could have caused a serious accident on the M25 motorway in Surrey; Branson talks about the police officers’ real fear of aliens. Broadcast on Radio Mercury.
Contributors
Richard Branson; Radio Mercury; Angus Moorat; Andrew Neilson
Keywords
Unidentified flying objects; Police; UK; Great Britain; England; Surrey; Road safety; Balloons; Richard Branson

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