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UFO. Australia

ID #1600615837
Added Sun, 20/09/2020
Author July N.
Sources
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Status
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Initial data

Initial information from sources or from an eyewitness
Incident date: 
18.05.1973 21:30
Location: 
Шерлок SA
Australia

Three young people returning to the Vic said that their car was being followed by a light. They stopped the car to look. 

It hovered above the trees, pulsing. 

The driver turned the ignition key, but the light did not come on, and the engine did not start until several attempts. 

Research shows that the likely cause was a combination of headlights/stars/imagination and a temporary power failure. 

Original news

Date: May 18 1973
Location:   Sherlock, South Australia
Time:  2130
Summary:  Three young people travelling back to Vic recounted that a light had been following their car. They stopped the car to watch it. It hovered over trees, pulsating. The driver turned the ignition key but no lights showed and the engine wouldn’t start until after a few attempts. Investigations reveal a likely cause was a combination of headlights/stars/imagination and a temporary electrical fault. 
Source: UFORSA

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