In 1973, Fredenck Valentmh was on a 125 mile (ra Ing ﬂight in his single engine
Cessna 132 along me coast ov Bass Strait. He Iold mr tramo ccmrollers in Melbourne
mm he was being buzzed by an unidentiﬁed ﬂying object with tour bright IIng about
man feet above mm
H‘s last messages zo be controllers were taped, Valenlich slated 'n is approaching
lvom me east and coming towards me. [« seems m be playing some type 01 game,
"ymg m a speed mama: esnmzne, u Is nm aircraft. It‘s llymg past. n Is a long shape.
\ cannot \denMy more than (hal. It ls commg var me ngm now,“
One mmme later, Valemich smed “u seems m be scanonary, I am ommng and me
thing is owning on mp ov me also. It has a green ngm and son o! mexam: hghl on me
He then ramoed that his engine was runmng roughly before stating ms last words "It
xs no! an aircraft,“
Frederick Valermch and ms plane were neva lound.