January 12th 2001
OZ File Sighting Report
Report taken from the AUFORN Mailing List
The Australian UFO Research Network
1800 Callin Code: 001121 12.01.01 QLD
Time Reported: 9.39pm
Location: Caboolture Qld
Report given to nearest rep: Rita
Report as follows:
Time of Observation:
8.45pm - 9.00 pm
Light was followed for 10 mins, watched (stationary) for 5 mins +
Position and Location:
First noticed while travelling between Caboolture and Bellmere, via car. Stopped car past Bellmere to watch carefully.
1 bright light, yellowish in colour, 10 x brighter than surrounding stars.
maintained same height and travelled steadily in one direction - heading past Bellmere, height was roughly the same used by light aircraft flight path and close to same speed. while caller was stationary, object was observed (gum tree used as guide) and seen move behind the leaves of the said tree, light changed direction and began to head back towards Caboolture. Caller used mobile 5 mins, light appeared stationary in this time frame. Caller lost sight of light during return trip to Caboolture and was not visible when returned to the area within the hour.
There was no sound associated with the sighting.
Surrounding area was rural.
Caller states her brother witnessed a similar event approx 3 weeks (on the Wednesday) prior at around the same time.
Caller logically rationalised all aspects of the sighting, discounting satellite, meteor or 'shooting star' and venus. She considers it may have been a light plane, although it is slightly off the normal path for the area.
End of Report
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