Academic throws light on 40-year-old UFO mystery

Saturday, October 01, 2005 at Saturday, October 01, 2005
A CANBERRA academic is investigating one of Australia's most compelling UFO mysteries, a sighting by hundreds of people in the Melbourne suburb of Westall on April 6, 1966.

More than 200 students and staff from two schools watched as the object landed in a nearby paddock, lifted off and vanished.