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November 1, 1954, Sarreguemines, Moselle:

Reference for this case: 1-Nov-54-Sarreguemines.
Please cite this reference in any correspondence with me regarding this case.

Summary:

The regional newspaper L'Est Républicain for November 2, 1954, reported via their local correspondent, that many inhabitants of Sarreguemines observed on "Monday", therefore on November 1, 1954, around 8:10 p.m., a flying saucer moving at a very high altitude above this city.

The newspaper said Suddenly, "the saucer moved quickly, emitting a yellowish glow, southeast, toward Remelfing. It appeared to descend to the ground."

The newspaper added that many witnesses went by automobile to the place where the saucer should have landed according to their observations, but found no trace of the "craft."

Reports:

[Ref. ler1:] NEWSPAPER "L'EST REPUBLICAIN":

Another saucer on Sarreguemines?

Sarreguemines (from our correspondent). -- Numerous residents of Sarreguemines were able to observe Monday, at about 08:10 p.m., a flying saucer moving at a very high altitude above Sarreguemines. Suddenly, the saucer moved quickly, while producung a yellowish gleam, to the Southeast, in the direction of Remelfing. It seemed to go down toward the ground.

Numerous witnesses went by car to the place where the saucer, according to their oservations, could have landed, but they found no trace of the craft.

The other saucer mentioned in the title refers to this photographic hoax.

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

Case Nr. New case Nr. Investigator Date of observation Zip Place of observation Country of observation Hour of observation Classification Comments Identification
19541101 01.11.1954 Weferding [sic, Welferding] France

Explanations:

Map.

Possible mewteor or plane.

Keywords:

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

Sarreguemines, Remelfing, Moselle, multiple, high, fast, saucer, gleam, yellow, descent, night

Sources:

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

Document history:

Version: Created/Changed by: Date: Change Description:
1.0 Patrick Gross November 18, 2016 First published.
1.1 Patrick Gross February 2, 2017 Addition [ubk1].

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