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Rare audio sheds light on Westall UFO case


Posted on Tuesday, 7 August, 2018 | Comment icon 6 comments

Dr. McDonald had interviewed one of the witnesses. Image Credit: CC BY 2.0 Gerhard Uhlhorn
An old audio recording of Dr. James E. McDonald describing his work on the case has emerged online.
The incident itself took place on April 6, 1966 when a significant number of people, including students and teachers from Westall High School and Westall State School, observed as many as three metallic objects silently maneuvering through the skies over Melbourne in the Australian state of Victoria.

According to witness accounts, at least one of the objects, which bore no obvious markings, landed briefly in a nearby paddock before taking off again and disappearing. An investigation of the field afterwards revealed the presence of several large circles of flattened grass.

Now, more than 50 years on from the incident, one of investigator Dr. James E. McDonald's personal audio recordings from the time has been posted up on YouTube.

In it, he describes interviewing one of the science teachers who had witnessed the event.

"[Andrew] Greenwood told me the UFO was first brought to his attention by a hysterical child who ran into his classroom and told him there's a flying saucer outside," Dr. McDonald said.

"He thought this child had become deranged or something so he didn't take any notice, but when the child insisted that this object was in the sky he decided to go out and have a look for himself."

McDonald's full account of what Greenwood had told him can be heard in the video below.

The audio offers a unique and intriguing perspective on the peculiar events that happened that day.


Source: Fox News | Comments (6)

Tags: Westall, UFO

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by paperdyer on 7 August, 2018, 17:09
Interesting & very odd. Did someone get to the observers or it something?
Comment icon #2 Posted by Myles on 7 August, 2018, 18:23
Pretty cool. But I've always found old reports and newspaper stories fun to read.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Hawken on 8 August, 2018, 5:01
This incident seems similar to the one in Zimbabwe in 1994 where school children claim to see something.
Comment icon #4 Posted by johncbdg on 8 August, 2018, 18:16
It is so long ago we would not even know if the audiorecordings aregenuineor not,it is like so many other ufo cases there is always more found long after the event took place look if any the lost information was any good it would have been there from the start and not added decades later..
Comment icon #5 Posted by Russianart on 9 August, 2018, 7:26
Ive seen a ufo outside my grandmother's yard when i was a child over 30 years ago. It landed about 300ft from her back porch, no sound and just took off. It dont really care that they are real, if i can see a floating moon outside and sun everyday, how much different is believing in a floating object ufo
Comment icon #6 Posted by Golden Duck on 9 August, 2018, 9:08
Well blew the should fac th or is heading through the floor... How dies an audio clip shed light?


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