Sunday, 7 October 2018

UFO News Article:
“Mysterious Planes Flying
Over Maine; One Is a Giant”

27 August 1917
(Riverside Daily Press, California)


The whole article:
SEAL HARBOR, Me., Aug. 27. Flying at an altitude of about a mile and moving at great speed, two strange airplanes passed over here at twilight last night (26 August 1917), it became known today. Later they passed over Bar Harbor.

The bodies of both machines were torpedo shaped and unlike any known type in this country. They carried no lights and disappeared, flying northward. The leading machine, it is said, was a giant while the other was much smaller. Army and naval authorities today declined to comment on the incident.”

Wikipedia article: “Mount Desert, Maine”:

Quote from the Wikipedia article:
Mount Desert is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population was 2,053 at the 2010 census. Incorporated in 1789, the town currently encompasses the villages of Otter Creek, Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Somesville, Hall Quarry, and Pretty Marsh.”

Seal Harbor, Acadia National Park, Maine (21 July 2007)
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