27 May 1953
(The Canberra Times, ACT, Australia)
Source: Trove, National Library of Australia, Canberra, ACT, Australia

The whole article:
“Aborigines at Garden Point mission, near the Northernmost tip of Australia, have reported seeing a ‘flying saucer.’
An unidentified object flying at ‘tremendous speed’ was seen in the sky at daylight over Shark Bay, Melville Island, a few days ago.
The natives called Brother G. Clark, mission superintendent, who also saw the object.
Brother Clark and the natives said they all saw a ‘flying saucer’ in level flight, trailing flame and smoke, as it disappeared northward.
Brother Clark has reported the incident to naval intelligence.
The natives had not previously heard of a ‘flying saucer.’ ”


Satellite photo of Garden Point, Australia (tageo.com)
(tageo.com photo)

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