Kangarilla, South Australia
August 13th 2001
Report taken from the AUFORN Mailing List
Follow Up Callin Code: 1800 01683 SA - 18/08/01
Time Reported: 8.35 pm
Location: Kangarilla SA
Nearest State Director: Charmaine Ballam
Object: One, Flashing white light
Duration: approx 60 - 90 secs
Conditions: clear sky - a few scattered clouds
Direction: travelling from south [ possibly Kangaroo Island direction] to due north
Neil was outside at around 7.04pm on Saturday night. The night sky was clear expect for a few scattered clouds, when he noticed a bright pulsating light approx 85 degrees overhead, travelling in a leisurely fashion but up high. What made him really take notice of this light is the way that it 'flashed'.
It would flash once, for approx 8 secs, stop, then flash again for approx 3 secs, stop, then again 8 secs, stop, 3 secs, stop etc. It did that for approx 60 - 90 secs, before just disappearing.
Neil said, he had good knowledge of the local aircraft that flew from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide Airport on Saturday nights, as he had lived in the Kangarilla area for years. Also the Kangarilla area being in the southern foothills of Adelaide is well away from city light and noise, that is another reason that made it stand out in the clear sky...the brightness of it, and also the lack of sound from it.
He said he had been skywatching for many years, and certainly knew what a satellite looked like and as stated before a light aircraft, this he said, was not like anything he had every seen in all his years [he was an older gentleman] and that is what made him contact the UFO Hotline. He stressed that if he had felt even the remote possibility that it could have been a satellite or plane or even a weather balloon he would not have rang the hotline.
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