05.08.78 LAKE CRESCENT, TAS 1130 hrs
Two boats were out on a lake at Lake Crescent, when one group of three people saw a brown cigar-shaped object travelling fast across the water virtually at water level, passing behind the second boat before disappearing. The object travelled towards the northwest corner of the lake before it was lost to view. The object was about thirty metres long but only half a metre thick. It was one to two metres above the water and from the distance covered in the minute visible was travelling at 150 to 180 kph. The ends were tapered. No smoke of [sic-or] lights were visible.
Reference for the above text is: Australian CUFOS Files:
http://www.auforn.com/Index.htm + Australian UFO Archives + Yearly Sightings Report + 1978. Retrieved: 04-19-2011.
UFOCAT PRN – 108144
UFOCAT URN – 108144 Australian CUFOS Files, case # NA780812, on-site investigation
UFOCAT URN – 109082 Australian CUFOS Bulletin, September 1978, p. 29
UFOCAT URN – 109036 Xenolog by SATCU of New Zealand, December 1978, p. 19,
UFOCAT URN – 170140 *U* UFO Computer Database by Larry Hatch, # 12755, © 2002
Australia - Tasmania
Lake Crescent Latitude 42-10-00 S, Longitude 147-10-00 E (D-M-S)
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