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October 4, 1954, Lanvollon, Côtes-d'Armor:

Reference number for this case: 4-Oct-54-Lanvollon. Thank you for including this reference number in any correspondence with me regarding this case.


[Ref. am1:] AIME MICHEL:

French ufologist Aimé Michel reports that on October 4, 1954 in Lanvollon in Brittany, a great number of people observed at 08:30 P.M., a luminous disc in the sky, which disappeared in the direction of the West.

[Ref. le1:] "L'ECHO":

In an insert following an article about UFO's, headlined "1954: the big UFO wave", the magazine indicates that "If one believes the testimonys collected by the ufologists on their websites the year 1954 was rich of "appearances"."

The magazine cites a few regional case, such as:

"Lanvollon, October 4, 1954, at 08:30 p.m."

"A large number of people observe a luminous disc in the sky, which disappeared in the direction of the West."

[Ref. lc1:] LUC CHASTAN:

Luc Chastan notes in his database that in the Côtes d'Armor in Lanvollon on October 4, 1954 at 20:30 hours, "a large number of people observed at 20:30 a luminous disc in the sky, which disappeared in the direction of the West."

Luc Chastan indicates as source: "M.O.C. by Michel Aimé ** Arthaud 1958".

[Ref. ud1:] "UFODNA" WEBSITE:

The website indicates that on 4 October 1954 at 20:30 in Lanvollon, France, "An unidentified object was sighted, but with appearance and behavior that most likely would have a conventional explanation. One object was observed by a male witness for over one minute."

The sources are indicated as: Michel, Aime, Flying Saucers and the Straight-Line Mystery, S. G. Phillips, New York, 1958; Vallee, Jacques, Computerized Catalog (N = 3073); Vallee, Jacques, Challenge to Science: The UFO Enigma, Henry Regnery, Chicago, 1966; Vallee, Jacques, Preliminary Catalog (N = 500), (in JVallee01); Hatch, Larry, *U* computer database, Author, Redwood City, 2002.

[Ref. ub1:] "UFO-DATENBANK":

This database recorded this case 3 times:

Case Nr. New case Nr. Investigator Date of observation Zip Place of observation Country of observation Hour of observation Classification Comments Identification
19541004 04.10.1954 Lanvollon France 20.30
19541004 04.10.1954 Lanvollon France 20.30 NL
19541004 04.10.1954 Lanvollon France 20.30 NL


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Document history:

Version: Created/Changed by: Date: Change Description:
0.1 Patrick Gross August 26, 2004 First published.
1.0 Patrick Gross March 16, 2009 Conversion from HTML to XHTML Strict. First formal version. Additions [lc1], [ud1].
1.1 Patrick Gross January 19, 2017 Addition [ub1].

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