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UFOs in the daily Press:

The "mysterious airship" wave in 1909:

The article below was published in the daily newspaper Wanganui Herald, New Zeland, Volume XXXXIV, Issue 12780, page 5, on May 27, 1909.



Advertising Airship creates a Scare.

Press Association. -- Telegraph. -— Copyright.

Received May 27, 9 a.m.

LONDON, May 26.

A wrecked airship, used for advertising purposes, and furnished with lights, was discovered at Dunstable. It was sent up every night empty, and was practically a large toy, but, because of the recent scare, was at first thought to be a foreign airship.

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