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FRENCH SAUCERS 1954:

The article below was published in the daily newspaper L'Est Républicain, France, on September 10, 1954.

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An atmospheric phenomenon intrigues the Welsh population

London. -- The authorities, the weather experts and the Welsh population are strongly puzzled by the phenomenon observed the other night: a brilliant flash followed by a very strong explosion, which shook the windows panes of the coastal cities, on the northern coast of Wales.

In Naher, the residents saw a blue flash of sufficient intensity to recognize the faces in full darkness. According to the owner of a pilot boat, which sailed within two miles north north-west of Moelfre (Anglesey) the light and the explosion came from the direction of the island of Man. Similar descriptions arrived from Rhyl and other cities, as well as from the RAF station of Valley.

The national weather office of London states have received no report from Wales about an exceptional atmospheric phenomenon.

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