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UFO Link To Grampians

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2007 09:57:30 -0400
Archived: Mon, 03 Sep 2007 09:57:30 -0400
Subject: UFO Link To Grampians

Source: The Wimmera Mail-Times - Horsham, Victoria, Australia


03 September 2007

UFO Link To Grampians
By Jessica Grimble

Victorian UFO Research Society investigators have received their
eighth major sighting in the Grampians National Park in six

Investigator James Molesworth said a Stawell man reported the
latest sighting at 5.

55am last Wednesday after seeing a `big, bright yellow light'
heading from the east in a north-westerly direction.

Mr Molesworth said the man, keen to remain anonymous, was
putting things in his car ready for work when he made the

"He normally keeps a camera in the car, but he'd taken it inside
the night before," Mr Molesworth said.

"He watched it for about 45 seconds, then it did a looping turn
and disappeared to the north-west within four seconds.

"This fits with other reports from the area."

Mr Molesworth said investigators had studied the Wartook Valley
area from 2001.

His colleague Paul Norman has researched UFOs for 50 years and
was joined in the Grampians study by Jacqueline Purtell. Mr
Molesworth joined the team eight months ago.

"Since 2001 many sightings have been reported and investigated
by VUFORS in the Grampians region," he said.

"These have included not just aerial lights at night, but
numerous instances of craft being observed in daylight,
sometimes at relatively close quarters, and a number of close
and spectacular night time sightings.

"On top of this there have been countless observations made by
VUFORS investigators and various locals connected to the
investigation, usually of a rather less spectacular nature, but
highly significant nonetheless.

"Video and photographic evidence has been collected in many

Mr Molesworth provided the Mail-Times with detailed recounts of
sightings since April.

"One group of people were driving past the national park in a
car. I don't know where they were, but on the edge, when they
saw a large yellow light appear from the trees and do an erratic
manoeuvre," he said.

"Earlier this year, about five months ago, there was a sighting
on Mount Victory Road.

"I saw some myself, a red and green flashing light moving around
Mount Thackeray in the Victoria Range.

"In another sighting a few months ago now, a couple in the
Victoria Valley saw five lights flying circles around each other
and they got to Mt Thackeray and disappeared."

Mr Molesworth said people reported only 10 per cent of

"We don't get a lot of reports but a lot of people have seen
things particularly in the Wartook Valley," he said.

Police at Stawell said they had received no reports about
Wednesday's incident.

Mr Molesworth said people could call 9808 6214 to report a

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