Clas Svahn - UFO Sweden: Reports & Ghost Rockets
January 9, 2011
Clas Svahn is the Chairman of UFO-Sweden, a non-profit founded in 1970. He has been a journalist since 1978. The archives - situated in Norrköping - is one of the largest in Europe and possibly in the world. They keep a couple of thousand books and magazines from all over the world and a news clipping archive encompassing articles from 1946 to this date, mostly from Sweden but also from USA, Norway and other countries. More than 16 000 case histories are also placed there together with videotapes, audiotapes, pictures and UFO-paraphernalia. Another aim of UFO-Sweden is to research and evaluate reports of unidentified flying objects over Sweden. Every year more than 300 reports are forwarded to UFO-Sweden. In the first hour of this interview, we talk about the most interesting UFO cases and reports going back to the famous "ghost rockets" of the 1940's. Then, we talk about sightings and UFO activity around Scandinavia and discuss Clas' own sightings. We also talk about the intriguing case of several objects that crashed into different lakes all around Sweden. The Swedish military became involved in the case, calling it "Operation Sea Find". Topics Discussed: background of UFO Sweden, 1974, personal sightings, Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Claes own sighting, missile shaped objects, military crafts, missiles, Swedish military, peak activity in 1930s, ghost flier, 1946, ghost rockets, Nazi experimental weaponry, July 19th, Piteå, 4 objects crashing into small lakes on the same day, Kölmjärv.