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September 20, 1954, La Châtre, Indre:

Reference number for this case: 20-sep-54-LaChâtre. Thank you for including this reference number in any correspondence with me regarding this case.



Charles Garreau mentions that there was an observation on October 7, 1954 in La Châtre, in Indre.


On september 20, 1954 at 09:00 P.M. a luminous craft have been seen from a short distance on the ground, and then raised into the sky.

[Ref. js1:] JEAN SIDER:

French ufologist and author Jean Sider learned in an article from the newspaper L'Echo du Berry for October 8, 1954, that on September 20, 1954, at 09:00 p.m., in Sainte-Anne, Châtre, Indre, Mr Billonnet, of Saint-Anne, as well as his wife, were alerted by their dog, which allowed them to see a luminous machine rising of a field close to their residence.


Emmanuel Dehlinger has an entry for this case in his listing for the French 1954 UFO flap:

Location Approximate coordoninates Date Civilian time Z time Duration Sky Distance and movement of ufo Altitude of ufo Angle B of sun to horizon Azimut of sun Angle B of moon to horizon Azimut of the moon EL State of night Case Reference
La Châtre (Indre) 1° 22' E 46° 25' N Sept 20 21:00C Close on the ground then rises -21° 32' 296° -20° 31' 15° ~40%- NN NN4 ? Luminous craft. N° 319 p. 4

[Ref. lc1:] LUC CHASTAN:

Luc Chastan indicates that in the Indre in La Châtre on September 20, 1954, at 21:00 "At the place called Ste Anne a couple is alerted by their dog. They then observe a luminous object rise from a field close to their house."

The source is indicated as "Lumières dans la Nuit".


Not looked for yet.


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

La Châtre, Indre, object, craft, luminous, landing, dog, barking, animal, effect


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Document history:

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0.1 Patrick Gross June 5, 2005 First published.
1.0 Patrick Gross January 4, 2010 Conversion from HTML to XHTML Strict. First formal version. Additions [lc1].
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