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February 4, 1954, Montbard, Côte-d'Or:

Reference number for this case: 4-Feb-54-Montbard. Thank you for including this reference number in any correspondence with me regarding this case.

Summary:

The local ufology group ADRUP found an observation of February 4, 1954, in Montbard, department of Côte-d'Or, in the newspaper Le Bien Public for February 6-7, 1954:

Towards 10:30 a.m., two residents of Montbard, Messrs. Couchous and Belot, observed a strange phenomenon.

Looking up mechanically, Mr. Belot saw in the sky an object resembling, according to what he had described so far, a flying saucer; which moved without making a noise and a had a rotational movement visible to the naked eye.

All around the disc, there was a kind of luminous halo.

Reports:

[Ref. via1:] "VIMANA 21" UFOLOGY BULLETIN:

SATURDAY 6 AND SUNDAY 7, FEBRUARY: A FLYING SAUCER HAS OVERFLOWN MONTBARD IN BROAD DAYLIGHT -

Last Thursday, February 4, around 10:30 a.m., two residents of Montbard, Messrs Couchous and Belot observed a bizarre phenomenon. Indeed, it is mechanically that Mr. Belot, looking up, saw in the sky, an object resembling, according to what he has described so far: to a flying saucer. The latter moved without making noise and the rotation movement was visible to the naked eye. All around the disc there was a kind of luminous halo. Perhaps other people observed this phenomenon and will be able to give us other information we will receive with pleasure.

The source is given as the newspaper Le Bien Public.

[Ref. via2:] "VIMANA 21" UFOLOGY BULLETIN:

54 02 04 / MONTBARD / 10:30 a.m. / DD / P /

Two residents of Montbard observed in the sky, an object resembling a flying saucer. It moved noiselessly and a rotational movement was visible. The disc was surrounded by a halo.

(Source: Bien Public, February 6 and 7, 54)

[Ref. via3:] "VIMANA 21" UFOLOGY MAGAZINE - ADRUP:

This magazine listed this case:

54 02 04 10H30 DD Montbard

[Ref. uda1:] "UFODNA" WEBSITE:

The website indicates that on 4 February 1954 at 09:00 in Montbard, France "Unidentified objects were sighted, that had an unusual appearance or performance. Two objects were observed by two witnesses for 99 minutes."

The sources are indicated as "Vallee, Jacques, Computerized Catalog (N = 3073)".

[Ref. aln1:] ALAIN LEQUIEN:

This author indicates that there was a flying saucer ib Monbard on February 4, 1954.

He indicates that in Le Bien public for February 6 and 7, a headline announced: "a flying saucer flew over Monbard in broad daylight."

He indicates that the article read:

"Last Thursday, around 10:30 a.m., two Monbard residents... observed a strange phenomenon. Indeed, it is by instinct that Mr. B, looking up, saw in the sky, an object resembling from what it so far describes a flying saucer."

"The latter moved silently and the rotational movement was visible to the naked eye. All around the disc there was a kind of luminous halo. Maybe other people have observed this phenomenon and will be able to give us other information which we will receive with pleasure."

Alain Lequien indicates that according to "ufology specialists, there is a good chance that it is the passage of a meteor."

Explanations:

The report is very brief and "journalistic", with little data. A meteor cannot be excluded.

Map.

Keywords:

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

Montbard, Côte-d'Or, multiple, Couchous, Belot, object, saucer, silent, luminous, halo, rotation, disc

Sources:

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

Document history:

Version: Created/Changed by: Date: Change Description:
1.0 Patrick Gross January 2, 2010 First published.
1.1 Patrick Gross February 1, 2019 Additions [via1], [via2], Summary. Explanations changed, were "Not looked for yet."
1.2 Patrick Gross February 6, 2021 Additions [via3], [aln1].

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