It rested deep in a swamp for countless years, and hardly anyone noticed besides a couple locals from the remote village in Papua New Guinea. Not only was this machine worth a pretty penny, but it was also an important object from world history. In fact, some of the locals had even begun to worship it and consider it a holy object. All things told, that made it quite the challenge to move it.
Despite the odds, two men set out to do the unthinkable. The Swamp Ghost, as it had begun to be called, had caught the attention of observers worldwide, and these two men couldn’t ignore their instincts. They had to find out the truth, to make the dangerous journey and find out the incredible facts buried beneath.
Keep reading to learn the haunting tale of the Swamp Ghost!
1. A Strange Sighting
In 1972, the Royal Australia Air Force was undergoing routine operations over a remote location in Papua New Guinea, which, at the time, belonged to the Australian Commonwealth. It was a day just like any other. On this seemingly normal day, something happened that would alter the course of history—forever.
When they first spotted it, the helicopter crew was puzzled by what they saw. It was strange, especially considering the fact that they were in the deep jungles of Papua New Guinea. Besides this white, oddly shaped figure, all they could see for miles on end was greenery.