#13401: 1983/10/13  0:30  5  81:39:0W  35:4:20N  3333  NAM USA SCR  8 7 
GAFFNEY,SC:2 OBS:20'x8'SCR WHISTLES >>E TWRD CHEROKEE 
NUCL.STN:/r95v5#3p27 
Ref# 195 FLYING SAUCER REVIEW: (London)       Volume 35 Issue 2 MIL. BASE

UFO  NEAR  CHEROKEE  NUCLEAR  STATION
Gaffney, SC
October 13, 1983

At 12:30 a.m. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Ruppe of Gaffney, South Carolina were disturbed from their sleep by a siren-like sound (like something taking off). They looked out of their house windows in time to see a glowing oval-shaped UFO about 20 feet above their neighbor's home.

The neighborhood dogs were barking in a frenzy.  The UFO, described  as "about the size of a Winnebago travel-trailer" had two "beams of lights" on the bottom of the object.

It was orange-yellow in color and made a high-pitched sound as it crossed the power lines and moved east in direction of the Cherokee Nuclear Station.  The UFO was seen for approximately five minutes and was estimated to be about 20 feet long and 8 to 10 feet in height.  15

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