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UFOs in the daily Press:

The Orly affair, France, 1956:

This article was published in the daily newspaper The New York Daily Telegraph, USA, on February 20, 1956.


PARIS, Sun. -- Officials at Orly Airport yesterday reported that an unidentified flying object had been tracked by radar.

They estimated the speed of the object which they tracked on Friday night, at 1700 miles an hour.

The officials said the object - twice the size of a normal commercial plane - moved at that speed in between hovering over Paris.

Airport officials said they had no immediate explanation of the reports.

(From U.P. and A.A.P - Reuter).

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