Go Back Report # 1475

01-12-1934

 

   27. January 13, 1934. 0slo, Norway.   An attempt to catch the mysterious flier ended in failure on Friday [12th]. One mysterious flier was seen to alight near the island of Sleipskar on Friday evening. The island is only a few kilometres south of Gjeslingen, where one of the machines was seen to land the day before [11th].

   Earlier in the evening beams of light and engine roars were reported in the same area. When the aeroplane was seen to land on the water a message was sent immediately to Rorvik. The cruiser Eagle was docked there. Unfortunately, a pilot was not available when the message was received. These waters are too dangerous, because of the many reefs, for a ship to sail them without a pilot.

   People all over Rorvik saw the mysterious aeroplane between two and three in the morning. It seemed to be heading toward Sweden. Around 10.00 p.m. the plane flew over Isfjorden, near Adalsnas [sic- Ådalsnes]. It was a biplane, equipped with pontoons, and vanished over Romsdaksfjorden.

Five persons witnessed its flight. It was at high altitude.

 

Reference for the above text is: FSR (Flying Saucer Review), July/August 1971, p. 17, “Mystery Aeroplanes of the 1930s Part III - The Landings” by John A. Keel.

 

UFOCAT PRN – 73942 [DOS: 01-12-1934]

UFOCAT URN – 68717 World-Wide Catalog of Type 1 Reports, #0119, by Peter Rogerson, no © date

 

UFOCAT PRN – 73942 [DOS: 01-13-1934]

UFOCAT URN – 73942 FSR (Flying Saucer Review), July/August 1971, p. 17, “Mystery Aeroplanes of the 1930s Part III - The Landings” by John A. Keel

 

UFOCAT PRN – 73943 [DOS: 01-12-1934]

UFOCAT URN – 73943 FSR (Flying Saucer Review), July/August 1971, p. 17, “Mystery Aeroplanes of the 1930s Part III - The Landings” by John A. Keel

 

Europe – Norway

Oslo                     Latitude 59-55-00 N, Longitude 010-45-00 E [capital of a political entity]

Rørvik                  Latitude 64-51-00 N, Longitude 011-14-00 E [populated place]

Reference: http://geonames.nga.mil/ggmaviewer

 

Sleipskar   Unable to locate [island]

 

Gjeslingen           Latitude 58-13-03.51 N, Longitude 008-28-37.16 E (D-M-S) [island]

http://www.jag.navy.mil/organization/documents/mcrm/norway.pdf

 

Isfjorden              Latitude 62-34-48 N, Longitude 007-47-24 E (D-M-S)

http://www.wolframalpha.com/entities/cities_coordinates/what_are_the_coordinates_of_isfjorden,_norway%3F/84/op/3j/

 

Ådalsnes              Latitude 62-34-12 N, Longitude 007-43-12 E (D-M-S)

http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=What+are+the+coordinates+of+andalsnes%2C+norway%3F

 

Romsdaksfjorden Latitude 62-39-00 N, Longitude 007-15-00 E (D-M-S)

http://www.satelliteviews.net/cgi-bin/w.cgi?c=no&UF=-275962&UN=-423966&DG=FJD

 



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