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Central Committee of the CPSU
to the Council of Ministers of the USSR
At about 17 hours 30 minutes Moscow time on September 9 /local time at 1 hour 30 minutes on September 10/ 1958, individual citizens of the cities of Magadan, Tenkinsky and Susumansky districts of the Magadan region, observed a flight from the southeast to the northwest at a high altitude of a luminous object, which, according to preliminary data, fell far from populated areas approximately 600 km northwest of the city of Magadan. According to information received from local residents, a bright flash was observed during the fall followed by a laud explosion.
Data about the flying luminous object and the place of its fall are being investigated.
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Acting MINISTER OF INTERIOR AFFAIRS OF THE USSR
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