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The 1954 French flap:

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October 16, 1954, Bruyères, Vosges:

Reference number for this case: 16-Oct-54-Bruyères. Thank you for including this reference number in any correspondence with me regarding this case.


[Ref. cn1:] CNEGU:

CNEGU indicates that their case F/98/88541016 in Bruyères Saturday, October 16, 1954 around 21:00, local time, had as witnesses Mr. Mougelle and Mr. Feintrenie and was reported in an article of La Liberté de l'Est for October 18, 1954:


"Two of our friends Misters MOUGELLE and FEINTRENIE were Saturday towards 9 p.m. place du collège, when their attention was suddenly attracted by a disc with the green and red reflections which moved at a sharp pace towards the west leaving behind itself a long trail with the identical reflections. According to these gentlemen that was by no means comparable with a shooting star. Let us add that this phenomenon was noticed by several others of his fellow-citizens".

CNEGU indicates that this is the entire article.


The meteor of October 16, 1954.


(These keywords are only to help queries and are not implying anything.)

Bruyères, Vosges, green, red, disc, Mougelle, Fentrenie, trail, luminous, fast


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