UFO Swoops Police Car

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UFO Swoops Police Car

Unread post by Rusty2 » Thu Feb 04, 2016 5:24 pm

Does anyone remember this national news headline from the late 70's or ealry 80's .

UFO Swoops Police Car , a channel nine national news headline . They were using graphics showing a ufo a swooping the police car .
There was a ufo flap in Victoria at the time , the sightings went on for four or five days but I can't find anything about it anywhere . I emailed Bill Chalker twice but got no response .
My father and I had an early morning sighting at the same time and my school friend who lived in the vicinity , his dogs freaked and crawled up under the house and they couldnt figure out why .

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Unread post by wellymon » Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:20 pm

Sorry Rusty, can't help you with that one.
I was in my early teens then and living in Plimmerton, NZ.
Was all about Rugby and Cricket back then.!
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Unread post by Searcher » Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:31 am

Rusty… I do have some vague recollections of that encounter. I was a VUFORS member at the time and I still have a pile of their newsletter reports in booklet form. I’ll check when I get some time!

Welly, you would have been in NZ at the time of the famous 1978 Kaikoura orbs sighting. The mysterious lights were filmed by a NZ cameraman with a name you just can’t forget… Davey Crockett! I have spoken about this case with the journalist Quentin Fogarty who was there on the aircraft when the filming took place and also the Channel 0 News Editor who sent him there. The News Editor is a close friend and I have discussed this sighting at length with him.

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Unread post by Rusty2 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:44 am

Thanks for the feedback wellymon !

Thanks Searcher , it was on the news for 3 or 4 days but there was that one headline that I'll never forget .
I remember watching the footage from that plane and one of the images taken off the film showing an infinity type sprial loop which is obviously impossible from any conventional aircraft .

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Unread post by Searcher » Fri Feb 05, 2016 3:08 pm

Rusty wrote.
I remember watching the footage from that plane and one of the images taken off the film showing an infinity type spiral loop which is obviously impossible from any conventional aircraft .
You have an excellent memory, Rusty! I was fortunate enough to have access to that footage and I recall projecting, freezing and studying the frame showing the spiral loop. That single frame represents just 1/25th of a second on the 16mm film. Camera speed was at 25 frames per second. IMHO and also the TV Station's Chief Cameraman, the strange frame was the simple result of an extremely small but sudden camera movement while focused on the fixed object. Just my two bobs worth... :)

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Unread post by Rusty2 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:23 pm

Searcher wrote .........
the strange frame was the simple result of an extremely small but sudden camera movement while focused on the fixed object.
Well there you go , milking the story just a little ?

I put my ufo lightning photo in the local paper and never ever once mentioned the word alien but the reporter said suggested I thought it was an alien spacecraft lol .

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Unread post by wellymon » Sat Feb 06, 2016 3:39 am

Searcher wrote: Welly, you would have been in NZ at the time of the famous 1978 Kaikoura orbs sighting. The mysterious lights were filmed by a NZ cameraman with a name you just can’t forget… Davey Crockett! I have spoken about this case with the journalist Quentin Fogarty who was there on the aircraft when the filming took place and also the Channel 0 News Editor who sent him there. The News Editor is a close friend and I have discussed this sighting at length with him.

Very interesting Searcher, I do remember that, but was a little tacker of ten years old and UFO's used to scare me;)
You are very knowledgable man Searcher, thank you, I now understand (respekt)

Welly

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