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October 19, 1954, Faulquemont, Moselle:

Reference for this case: 19-Oct-54-Faulquemont.
Please cite this reference in any correspondence with me regarding this case.


In his 1997 book "Le Dossier 1954 et l'Imposture Rationaliste", author Jean Sider indicated that he found the following case in the newspaper Le Républicain Lorrain for October 21, 1954.

On Tuesday, October 19, 1954, in the evening, a tradesman from Saint-Avold, who was returning from a tour, saw a luminous craft take off from a field near Faulquemont in the Moselle department. The thing disappeared in the direction of the town of L'Hôpital.


[Ref. jsr1:] JEAN SIDER:

Jean Sider indicates that on Tuesday October 19, 1954 in the evening, a tradesman of Saint-Avold who was driving back from his round saw a luminous machine take off from a a field close to Faulquemont in the Moselle, and disappear in the direction to the town of L'Hôpital [zip code 57490].

Jean Sider indicates that his source is the article of the newspaper Le Republicain Lorrain for October 21, 1954.


4210: 1954/10/19 19:00 5 6:36:00 E 49:03:00 N 3332 WEU FRN MSL 7:8


Ref#217 Jean SIDER: Le DOSSIER 1954 (2 vol.) Page No. 116 : ROAD+RAILS

[Ref. lcn1:] LUC CHASTAN:

Luc Chastan indicates that in the Moselle in Faulquemont on October 19, 1954, at an unknown hour" in the evening, a tradesman of Saint-Avold who returned of a round saw a luminous machine take off from a field, it disappeared in the direction of the city's Hospital."

The source is indicated as "Les OVNI vus de près by Gross Patrick **".



Probable meteor of 09:30 p.m..


(These keywords are only to help queries and are not implying anything.)

Faulquemont, Moselle, evening, tradesman, car, road, luminous, machine, landing


[----] indicates sources that are not yet available to me.

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