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Boscombe Down airbase has been associated with rumours concerning United States black projects. An incident is reported to have occurred there on 26 September 1994, although evidence is scarce, and both the British and American Governments have refused to comment on it. According to witnesses, an aircraft crashed on landing due to nose-wheel collapse. The Special Air Service (SAS) were scrambled to set up a perimeter around the airfield, and a C5 Galaxy was redirected to the station. It is speculated that the crashed plane was disassembled and carried back to the US by the C5 Galaxy. It was also speculated that the crashed aircraft may have been the rumoured hypersonic spy plane, the Aurora.
- See also: Noteworthy Air bases