WAVE OF UFOs
REPORTED OVER SOLOMON ISLANDS
Ross Dowe, director of Australia's National UFO Hotline,
forwarded to CNI News a recent report from two businessmen in the Solomon
Islands who claim that UFOs are being sighted in that region on a regular
Island chain is located approximately 1,000 miles northeast of the coast of
Queensland, Australia, and some 500 miles due east of Papua New Guinea.
to Dowe, the two men -- one of whom claims to be a doctor
-- wrote "that they had been watching a classic UFO over Iron Bottom
Sound and in Visale area" of the islands. The
UFO had appeared "every 2-3 nights, over the past two weeks.
islanders have gone missing and a number of them have received 3rd degree
burns after shining a light at an object passing overhead," the men told
described the object as about 4 meters across. Sometimes it moves very fast. It has also been seen to enter
a waterfall and disappear, and to travel under water.
As of August 16, no further details had become available
on these sightings.
Ross Dowe can be reached by
email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This reference: Kindly forwarded by CNI News from their
Vol. 3 No. 12 Part 3 Aug. 16, 1997
With thanks also to Larry Hatch’s *U* UFO Database, see http://www.larryhatch.net
UFOCAT PRN 128278 [DOS: 08-10-1997]
UFOCAT URN – 128278 UFO Roundup Vol. 2, # 34
Pacific Ocean – Solomon Islands
Iron Bottom Sound Latitude
9-15 S, Longitude 160-00 E (D-M)
8-36 S, Longitude 157-20 E
Reference: British Solomon Islands Protectorate
Gazetteer, Prepared by the Defense Mapping Agency Topographic Center,
Washington, D.C., May 1974
UFO Location (UFOCAT) – Latitude 9.25 S, Longitude 160.0