|Occurred : 6/1/1978 17:30 (Entered as : 1978-1982 17:30)
Reported: 8/11/2019 10:56:11 PM 22:56
Location: Christchurch (New Zealand),
At dusk driving past the airport saw numerous cars parked with people pointing at the sky. Stopped, got out and saw a massive triangle shaped craft, all black, light on each point, no noise, moving slowly north. No height estimate due to dusk.
On radio hundreds of people calling in, ATC also saw it, as did Police etc. In newspaper next day. A few days later explained away as space junk!! Possibly the same incident as per
Occurred : 6/1/1978 17:30 (Entered as : 1978 17.30) Reported: 1/31/2003 1:38:50 AM 01:38 Posted: 3/21/2003 Location: Christchurch (New Zealand), Shape: Other Duration: 2 mins.
((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))