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October 7, 1954, Montlevicq, Indre:

Reference number for this case: 7-Oct-54-Montlevicq. Thank you for including this reference number in any correspondence with me regarding this case.


[Ref. am1:] AIME MICHEL:

In his pages relating sightings for October 7, 1954, Aimé Michel briefly mentions some additionnal sightings without providing the details, among them a sighting in Montlévic, of which he witnesses said that it was "a vertical and luminous soccer ball."

Michel indicates that his source is the newspaper Sud-Ouest for October 14, 1954.

Aimé Michel has apparently also mentioned this observation in an article for the popular science magazine "Science et Vie."


253 -002.06721 44.57680 07 10 1954 MONTLEVICQ-INDRE F 110 C** 242


The author indicates that on October 7, 1954, luminous discs, landing or not landing, were reported among other places in Montlevic.

The author says that the 28 places of observations [The author indicates 9 of them] formed all spots that were aligned "along a line with a precision of one millimetre." He further adds that these observations spread on "straight lines, which while crossing, drew curious geometrical star figures", and that "alignments seemed to begin around one hour in the morning, covering our areas of a tight network of investigations of unknown origin."


The two authors note this case of October 7, 1954:


The two authors note this case of October 7, 1954:

"Montlevicq - 36 - 11:30: hoax after investigation, admitted by one of the two "witnesses", the other is deceased."

[Ref. lc1:] LUC CHASTAN:

Luc Chastan indicates that in the Indre in Montlevicq on October 7, 1954, "Observations of several discs objects, luminous spheres and cigars."

Luc Chastan indicates that the source is "M.O.C. par Michel Aimé ** Arthaud 1958".

[Ref. ubk1:] "UFO-DATENBANK":

This database recorded this case 4 times:

Case Nr. New case Nr. Investigator Date of observation Zip Place of observation Country of observation Hour of observation Classification Comments Identification
19541007 07.10.1954 Montlevic France Tagsüber DD
19541007 07.10.1954 Montlevic France
19541007 07.10.1954 Montlevic France NL
19541007 07.10.1954 Montlevic France


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Montlevicq, Indre, vertical, luminous, ball, multiple


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Document history:

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0.1 Patrick Gross January 16, 2006 First published.
1.0 Patrick Gross May 1, 2009 Conversion from HTML to XHTML Strict. First formal version. Additions [lc1].
1.1 Patrick Gross February 28, 2010 Addition [jp1].
1.2 Patrick Gross June 22, 2010 Addition [jv5].
1.3 Patrick Gross February 20, 2017 Addition [ub1].

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