UFO NEAR CHEROKEE NUCLEAR STATION
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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