The Disappearance of Frederick Valentich
The story of Frederick Valentich is one of the most famous UFO encounters.
On the evening of October 21, 1978, a twenty year old Australian Pilot Frederick Valentich disappeared over Bass Strait, while flying from Melbourne's Moorabbin Airport to King Island.
His plane was a single engine Cessna 182. The plane had been refueled to capacity, enough for five hours' flying time.
At 1819 hours local time after he had obtained a meteorological briefing, he took his Cessna 182 plane and set off.
After the take-off Valentich established radio contact with Melbourne Flight Service.
At 1900 hours local time Valentich radioed that he had Cape Otoway in sight. According to the weather station the weather in the Cape Otoway area was clear, excellent visibility, and light winds.
And then it suddenly happened. The pilot contacted the Melbourne Flight Station and reported an unidentified flying object (UFO), that was following him.
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