June 22, 1977
Location: Bulloo River, Australia
prospector "Albert Smith" noticed three lights
in the sky, which moved down toward him and then nestled
in a clump of trees near his camp. He saw figures emerge
amid dazzling lights. Thus began the most incredible,
two days in the life of 47-rear-old Albert, in which he
claims he was visited by people from another world at
his lonely camp on the Bulloo River in far southwest Queensland.
Brisbane Sunday Sun (Brisbane, Australia), Jan. 8, 1978
about 11 p.m., on June 22 last year, gold prospector Albert
Smith noticed three lights in the sky.
and slowly, they moved down toward him and then nestled
in a clump of trees near his camp.
saw figures emerge amid dazzling lights.
began the most incredible two days in the life of 47-rear-old
Albert .... the two days in which he claims he was visited
by people from another world at his lonely camp on the
Bulloo River in far southwest Queensland.
is not Albert's real name. But that's what we said we
would call him when he agreed reluctantly to an interview
claims he spoke to the visitors, watched them play games
with what appeared to be lightning balls, saw them disappear
and then reappear and stood spellbound as the intergalactic
travellers created instantaneous rain.
week, Albert recalled his meeting with the 35 men and
women from a place they called Begua.
said: "It was in near freezing weather yet the
women were wearing summer type clothing. The
men were tressed in what looked like grey businessmen's
all appeared very human but their skin was a blue-grey
craft were about 50 metres high, each with fire supporting
leader said his name was Behnar. When I touched him, it
felt like I was touching very soft rubber."
I asked them questions, they seemed to know what I was
going to say before I said it. And I think they only permitted
me to ask what they wanted me to."
sure they had control of my mind for those two days. I
think their powers were almost limitless."
said the aliens could speak English but only in whispered
appeared to be able to communicate with their hands as
a few of them stayed near the camp. The rest went down
to the river."
woman told me she was 490 years old. She looked it too;
like a mummy from some sort of Egyptian tomb."
one stage, they all started to play a game with hundreds
of these balls which seemed to throw out lightning.
people could leap 60 metres in one jump."
they left, the only thing that remained was a very heavy
smell of kerosene. There were no marks or objects left
to prove their existence."
before they finally disappeared, the leader told me he
was going to make rain. A short time later, it suddenly
started to pour. It was eight days before the rain stopped."
wanted to see their craft taking off, but again, I think
they controlled me. I
was lying in bed and could not get up. It seemed like
I had 200 kilograms of lead my legs."
June visit was the fourth experience Albert has had with
visitors from outer space since he began prospecting hi
the area five years ago. In the winter of 1973 he saw
a fleet of 16 spacecraft hover over the area and then
May, the following year, he approached a cigar-shaped
craft hovering above the ground.
saw men in the cockpit and a woman at one of the windows.
It sped away in what appeared to be a flash of light.
in June 1976, another brilliantly illuminated craft appeared.
said: "I have not yet approached the authorities
about this. A
lot of other things happened which I don't want to talk
about at this stage. "No one will believe me until
I get proof and that's what I intend to get as soon as
I possibly can."
will be going back to the area late February, but this
time, I will have a camera. I have begun to document all
these experiences. I
am very scared and frightened about going back, but they
did not harm me the first time. I hope they won't if they
visit me again."