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Father Gill Sightings / 39 Witnesses
June 26/27, 1959
Papua, New Guinea


Brad Sparks:
June 26, 1959. Boianai Mission, Papua New Guinea
6:45-7:20, 8:28-9:10, 9:20-9:30, 9:46-10:10, 10:30-10:50 p.m. Father William Gill plus 38 others.  Platform shaped object with "men" on top appeared in the sky above Venus (which was to the W at 297 azimuth, 32 elevation initially, but set before 9:06 p.m. below the mountains), with electric blue spotlight, about 500 ft away at 300-400 ft height (object shined light on broken cloud cover at 2,000 ft altitude known from nearby mountains). Men and spotlight disappear at 7:20 and object disappears into clouds, reappears at 8:28 without "men" or spotlight but joined by 2rd, 3rd and 4th objects at 8:29, 8:35 and 8:35-50, coming and going through clouds.  Main "mother ship" "large, clear, stationary," gives red light and disappears overhead into cloud at 9:10, reappears at 9:20, moves across sea to Giwa [to the NE?] appearing white-red-blue disappears at 9:30.  Overhead objects reappears 9:46, hovering, disappears behind cloud 10:10, reappears in gap between clouds 10:30, gone at 10:50.  [Further sightings June 27 and 28, 1959].  (Hynek UFO Rpt pp. 216-223, etc.) 2 hrs 11 mins 39 witnesses 5 Full Moons

Detailed reports and documents
reports/590626newguinea_chalker.htm (Bill Chalker)
reports/590626newguinea_hall.htm (Richard Hall)
Documents from file released by Australian Public Records Office [File A703 554-1-30 Part 1 Barcode 637518] (Isaac Koi)


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