ABDUCTION EXPERT IS
"WOWED" BY UFO SIGHTING IN AUSTRALIA
American abduction researcher John Carpenter, a frequent contributor to CNI
News, recently returned from a conference in Brisbane, Australia, an area
that has seen major UFO activity in recent months. While there, Carpenter
says, he had his own remarkable UFO sighting. Here's how he tells it.]
watching on the night of October
17, 1996 to observe the unique stars of the Southern Hemisphere sky
over the ocean. With me were [conference speaker] Dr. Joe Lewels and
[conference coordinators] Glennys Mackay and husband George Mackay.
We saw one
bright object which we first assumed was another airplane coming in for a
landing. However, this object was slightly brighter and appeared to have
extra lights - and no blinking ones. After several other planes went by and
this one had not yet moved, Joe and I commented that this was unusual. Dr.
Lewels is an ex-Viet Nam military pilot and knows planes well. At this point
he claimed, "That is NOT an airplane."
glanced at each other for a moment while George Mackay was still staring at
it, approximately 15 degrees above the horizon at a distance of at least 5
miles or more. George
saw it drop to the water within a split second -- which is quite a
speed at that distance! He shouted. Joe and I both looked and were shocked to
see the object gone from its position in the sky without any time to have
moved out of it... Then
we all watched as it hovered just above the water, then lowered slowly into
the water and out of sight.
speed and drop from its position at that distance elevated that sighting from
all known categories of known aircraft behavior!
This reference from CNI News: http://www.cninews.com/Search/CNI.0510.html
UFO SEEN OFF
AUSTRALIA'S "SUNSHINE COAST"
On Thursday, October 17, at
6:50 p.m., Glennys Mackay, director of Queensland MUFON, her husband, and two
American ufologists, John Carpenter and Joseph Lewis, were driving on the
Bruce Highway in Queensland, near Caloundra and Noosa, 55 kilometers (33
miles) north of Brisbane. Suddenly, according to Ms. Mackay, the quartet
"noticed a huge
light rising up out of the sea, which was stationary for some time before
dropping rapidly into the ocean once again. After several minutes, it
surfaced and was once again in the southeast sky." The four studied the
UFO "through telescopic lenses and found it to have four white lights.
The very interesting thing about this was that it showed itself (to be) a
round silver ball surrounded by a light which appeared to be a silver mesh in
appearance. After several minutes, it took off in a northerly
direction." As it flew away, the UFO appeared to be "large and long
with a huge bright light in front and several white lights behind."
This reference Thanks to UFO Roundup, Vol. 1, No. 35
(Thanks to Glennys MacKay and Errol Bruce-Knapp of UFO
Updates for this report.)
UFOCAT PRN – 128182
UFOCAT URN – 128182 UFO Roundup, Vol. 1, No. 35
UFOCAT URN – 170355 *U* UFO Computer Database by Larry
Hatch, # 17451 © 2002
Brisbane Latitude 27-30 S, Longitude 153-01 E
26-48 S, Longitude 153-08 E
26-23 S, Longitude 153-09 E
Reference: Australia Gazetteer, Prepared in the Office
of Geography, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., June 1957
UFO Location (UFOCAT) Latitude 26.33 S, Longitude 153.12