The object was described as a dark gray metallic with a highly reflective surface. (Credit: MUFON)
The witness was looking west toward the mountains near Port Macquarie, Australia, when the horseshoe-shaped object was captured in the photo about 1:30 p.m. on July 29, 2012. (Credit: MUFON)

An Australian witness at Port Macquarie captured a dark gray, metallic-looking UFO while shooting photos looking west over nearby mountains, according to testimony in Case 58741 from the Mutual UFO Network witness reporting database.

The witness was looking west toward the mountains near Port Macquarie, Australia, when the mushroom-shaped object was captured in the photo about 1:30 p.m. on July 29, 2012. (Credit: MUFON)
The witness was looking west toward the mountains near Port Macquarie, Australia, when the mushroom-shaped object was captured in the photo about 1:30 p.m. on July 29, 2012. (Credit: MUFON)

  
“When I was checking my footage later in the day I saw what appeared to be a craft of moderate size zooming in and out of the clouds.”

The witness described the object photographed about 1:30 p.m. on July 29, 2012.

“It was a flat mushroom-shaped craft with a dark gray metallic look with highly reflective surfaces.”

Port Macquarie is a town in the local government area of Port Macquarie-Hastings located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia, about 242 miles north of Sydney, population 41,491.