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UFO Photographs: 1970s

May 26, 1975  -  Nancy, France

Background Information / Description:

The witness' father sent a letter to Albert Ducrocq, a prominent French science journalist, describing his son's sighting and photograph.

Excerpt from the letter: "On May 26, 1975, at approximately 07:45 p.m., my son Didier, who has just been seventeen years old, called me, claiming that he had just seen a UFO and that he had photographed it. His claim was received by much skepticism on my part, my wife's and my daughter's. Before closing his shutters, he saw this "thing" and, after a few seconds, he had the reflex to jump on his camera and to take a photograph. We did not speak again any more of the incident; having finished the roll and not having money to have it developped, my son put it aside... and forgot about it until last week. It was an amazement at the sight of the picture which I join to this letter."

In an interview, the witness gave further details. "[The duration of the sighting was] approximately 10 to 15 seconds. It went down vertically. Then, it disappeared towards the south. It resembled an opaque black disc without any reflection nor relief, and it evolved without noise, at least, I did not hear any noise."


Further information on this case, including the complete letter and also the interview with the witness and his father, can be found on the UFOs at Close Sight website:

Source / Credit: UFOs at Close Sight (ufologie.net) Original source webpage / article

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