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Secret UFO Files (Australia) Released – 5 August 2012

textFlying sorcery … one of the restricted documents, now released. Photo: National Archives of Australia

It is probably the closest Australia has come to scrambling fighter jets to intercept a UFO.

Documents that have just become available under the 30-year rule at the National Archives of Australia reveal how two RAAF Mirage jets were placed on the second highest level of alert to determine the cause of unidentified radar contacts seen on screens at Mascot. Continue reading