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silver object, shaped like a long
pear with two or three squares beneath it, flew at 150-180 kts.
(170-210 m.p.h.), while a smaller object, delta-shaped or swept
back, flew around it at 1,000-1,500 kts. (1,150-1,700 m.p.h.).
Seen by crews for 1-4 minutes.
July 23, 1952; Altoona,
Pennsylvania. 12:50 p.m. Witnesses: two-man crews of two USAF
F-94 jet interceptors at 35-46,000’ altitude. Three cylindrical
objects in a vertical stack formation flew at an altitude of
50-80,000’. Seen for 20 minutes.
July 23, 1952; South Bend, Indiana.
11:35 p.m. Witness: USAF pilot Capt. H. W. Kloth. Two bright
blue-white objects flew together, then the rear one veered off
after about 9 minutes.
July 24, 1952; Carson Sink, Nevada.
3:40 p.m. Witnesses: two USAF Lt. Colonels McGinn and Barton in
a B-25 bomber. Three silver, delta-shaped objects, each with a
ridge along the top, crossed in front of and above the B-25 at
high speed, in 3-4 seconds.
July 26, 1952; Washington, D.C. 8
p.m. until after midnight. Witnesses: radar operators at several
airports, airline pilots. Many unidentified blips tracked by
radar all over Washington area, at varying speeds. Pilots
spotted unidentified lights.
July 26, 1952; Kansas City,
Missouri. 12:15 a.m. Witnesses: USAF Capt. H. A. Stone, men in
control towers at Fairfax Field and Municipal Airport. One
greenish light with red-orange flashes was seen for 1 hour as it
descended in the northwest from 40* elevation to 10* elevation.
July 26, 1952; Andrews AFB,
Maryland. This was a continuation of the extensive sightings and
radar tracking reports reported throughout the Washington, D.C.
area, all night long.
July 26, 1952; Kirtland AFB, New
Mexico. 12:05 a.m. Witness: Airman lst Class J.M. Donaldson.
Eight to ten orange balls in a triangular or V-formation flew
very fast for 3-4 seconds.
July 26, 1952; Williams, California.
Case missing from official files.
July 27, 1952; Selfridge AFB,
Michigan. 10:05 a.m. Witnesses: three B-29 bomber crewmen on
ground. Many round, white objects flew straight and level, very
fast. Two at 10:05, one at 10:10, one at 10:15, one at 10:20.
Each was seen for about 30 seconds.
July 27, 1952; Wichita Falls, Texas.
8:30 p.m. Witnesses: Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Ellis. Two disc-shaped
objects, illuminated by a phosphorus light, flew at an estimated
l,000 m.p.h. for 15 seconds.
July 28, 1952; Heidelberg, West
Germany. 10:20 p.m. Witnesses: Sgt. B.C. Grassmoen, WAC Pfc. A.P.
Turner. One saucer-shaped object having an appearance of light
metal and giving off shafts of white light, flew slow, made a
90^ turn and climbed away fast after 4-5 minutes.
July 28, 1952; McGuire AFB, New
Jersey. 6 a.m. Witness: Ground Control Approach radar operator
M/Sgt. W.F. Dees, and persons in the base control tower. Radar
tracked a large cluster of very distinct blips. Visual
observation was of oblong objects having neither wings nor tail,
which made a very fast turn and at one time were in echelon
formation. Entire episode lasted 55 minutes.
July 28, 1952; McChord AFB,
Washington. 2:15 a.m. Witnesses: T/Sgt. Walstead, S/Sgt. Calkins
of the 635th AC&W Squadron. One dull, glowing, blue-green
ball,.the size of a dime at arms’ length, flew very fast,
straight and level.
July 29, 1952; Osceola, Wisconsin.
1:30 a.m. Witnesses: radar operators on ground, pilot of F-5l
Mustang in flight. Several clusters of up to 10 small radar
targets and one large target. Small targets moved from southwest
to east at 50-60 kts. (60-70 m.p.h.), following each other. The
large one moved at 600 kts. (700 m.p.h.). One hour total time.
Pilot confirmed one target.
July 29, 1952; Langley AFB,
Virginia. 2:30 p.m. Witness: USAF Capt D.G. Moore, of military
air traffic control system. One undescribed object flew at an
estimated 2,600 m.p.h., below 5,000’ altitude, toward the air
base for about 2 minutes.
July 29, 1952; Langley AFB,
Virginia. 2:50 p.m. Witnesses: Mr. Moore, Gilfillan electronics
representative W. Yhope. One radar target tracked moving away,
stopped for 2 minutes, again moved very, very fast. Four
July 29, 1952; Merced, California.
3:44 or 4:35 p.m. Witnesses: Herbert Mitchell and one employee.
One dark, discus-shaped object, trailed by a silvery light 2
lengths behind, tipped on its side, dove, hesitated and then
circled very fast during the 2 minute sighting.
July 29, 1952; Wichita, Kansas.
12:35 p.m. Witnesses: USAF shop employees Douglas and Hess at
Municipal Airport. One bright white circular object with a flat
bottom flew very fast, and then hovered 10-15 seconds over the
Cessna Aircraft Co. plant, during the 5 minute sighting.
July 29, 1952; Ennis, Montana. 12:30
p.m. Witnesses: USAF persons, alerted that UFOs were coming from
the direction of Seattle, Wash. Two to five flat disc-shaped
objects: one hovered 3-4 minutes, while the others circled it.
Sighting length of 30 minutes not explained further.
July 30, 1952; Albuquerque, New
Mexico. 11:02 p.m. Witness: USAF lst Lt. George Funk. One orange
light remained stationary for 10 minutes. No further details in
July 30, 1952; San Antonio, Texas.
10 a.m. Witnesses: E.E. Nye and one other person. One round,
white object flew slow and then sped away after 20-30 minutes.
Aug. 1, 1952; Lancaster, California.
1:14 a.m. Witnesses: sheriff’s deputies and other persons, one
named Mallette. Two brilliant red lights hovered and maneuvered
for 5 minutes.
Aug. 2, 1952; Lake Charles,
Louisiana. 3 a.m. Witnesses: USAF lst Lt. W.A. Theil, one
enlisted man. One red ball with a blue flame tail flew straight
and level for 3-4 seconds.
Aug. 4, 1952; Phoenix, Arizona. 2:20
a.m. Witness: USAF A/3c W.F. Vain. One yellow ball which
lengthened and narrowed to plate shape, flew straight and level
for 5 minutes.
Aug. 4, 1952; Mt. Vernon, New York.
11:37 a.m. Witnesses: one woman, two children. One object,
shaped like a lifesaver or donut, emitted black smoke from its
top and made a 15’ arc in 1.5 minutes. Observed for 2 hours.
Aug 5. 1952; Haneda AFB, Japan.
11:30 p.m. Witnesses: USAF F-94 jet interceptor pilots lst Lt.
W.R. Holder and lst Lt. A.M. Jones, and Haneda control tower
operators. Airborne radar tracked a target for 90 seconds.
Control tower operators watched 50-60 minutes while a dark shape
with a light flew as fast as 330 kts. (380 m.p.h.), hovered,
flew curves and performed a variety of maneuvers.
Aug. 6, 1952; Tokyo, Japan. This is
a continuation of the Haneda AFB sightings.
Aug. 6, 1952; Port Austin, Michigan.
Case missing from official files.
Aug. 7. 1952; San Antonio, Texas.
9:08 a.m. Witness: Mrs. Susan Pfuhl. Four glowing white discs:
one made a 180* turn, one flew straight and level, one veered
off, and one circled during the 70 minute sighting.
Aug. 9, 1952; Lake Charles,
Louisiana. 10:50 a.m. Witness: USAF A/3c J.P. Raley. One
disc-shaped object flew very fast and then hovered for 2 seconds
during a 5-6 minute sighting.
Aug. 13, 1952; Tokyo, Japan. 9:45
p.m. Witness: USAF Marine Corps pilot Maj. D. McGough. One
orange light flew a left orbit at 8,000’ and 230 m.p.h.,
spiralled down to no more than 1,500’, remained stationary for
2-3 minutes and went out. An attempted interception was
Aug. 18, 1952; Fairfield,
California. 12:50 a.m. Witnesses: three policemen. One object
changed color like a diamond, and changed directions during the
30 minute sighting.
Aug. 19, 1952; Red Bluff,
California. 2:38 p.m. Witness: Ground Observer Corps observer
Albert Lathrop. Two objects, shaped like fat bullets, flew
straight and level, very fast for 25 seconds.
Aug. 20, 1952; Neffesville,
Pennsylvania. 3:10 a.m. Witnesses: Bill Ford and two others. An
undescribed object flew at 500’ altitude for several minutes. No
further data in files.
Aug. 21, 1952; Dallas, Texas. 11:54
p.m. Witness: Jack Rossen, ex-artillery observer. Three
blue-white lights hovered then descended; 1.5 minutes later, one
of them descended more.
Aug. 23, 1952; Akron, Ohio. 4:10
a.m. Witnesses: USAF 2nd Lt. H.K. Funseth, a ground radar
observer, and two U.S. Navy men. One pulsing amber light was
seen to fly straight and level for 7 minutes.
Aug. 24, 1952; Hermanas, Mexico.
10:15 a.m. Witness: Georgia Air National Guard F-84G jet fighter
pilot Col. G.W. Johnson. Two 6’ silver balls in abreast
formation, one turned grey rapidly, the other slowly. One
changed to long grey shape during a turn. Sighting lasted about
Aug. 24, 1952; Tucson, Arizona. 5:40
p.m. Witnesses: Mr. and Mrs. George White. One large round,
metallic, white light with a vague lower surface, flew slowly,
then fast With a dancing, wavering motion, for about 1 minute.
Aug. 24, 1952; Levelland, Texas.
9:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Witnesses: Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Sharp. One
object, shaped like a spinning top, changing color from red to
yellow to blue, and with a fiery tail, hovered for 20 minutes,
whistling, then flew away. It, or another like it, returned an
Aug. 25, 1952; Pittsburg, Kansas.
5:35 a.m. Witness: radio station musician William Squyres. One
dull aluminum object, shaped like two meat platters, face to
face, estimated at 75’ long, 45’ wide, and 15’ thick. Through a
window in the front section shone a blue light; the head and
shoulders of a man could be seen. The mid section had numerous
windows through which could be seen some kind of regular
movement. A series of small propellers were spaced close
together along the outer edge of the object, revolving at high
speed. The object was hovering about 10’ above the ground, 100
yards off the road, with a slight rocking motion. It then
ascended vertically with a sound like a large covey of quail
starting to fly at the same time. Vegetation showed signs of
having been disturbed under the object.
Aug. 25, 1952; Holloman AFB, New
Mexico. 3:40 p.m. Witnesses: civilian supervisor Fred Lee,
foreman L.A. Aquilar. One round silver object flew south, turned
and flew north, made a 360 turn and flew away vertically after
Aug. 26, 1952; Lathrop Wells,
Nevada. 12:10 a.m. Witness: USAF Capt. D.A. Woods. One large,
round, very bright object with a V-shaped contrail having a dark
cone in the center, flew very fast, hovered, made an
instantaneous 90 turn, followed by a gentle climb and finally
Aug. 28, 1952; Chickasaw and
Brookley AFB, Alabama. 9:30 p.m. Witnesses: USAF control tower
operators, officer from USAF Office of Special Investigations,
and others. Six objects, varying from fiery red to sparkling
diamond appearance, hovered, flew erratically up and down for 1
hour and l5minutes.
Aug. 29, 1952; Colorado Springs,
Colorado. 8:35 p.m. Witness: pilot C.A. Magruder. Three objects,
50’ in diameter, 10’ high, aluminum with red-yellow exhaust,
flew in trail at estimated 1,500 m.p.h. for 4-5 seconds.
Aug. 29, 1952; west of Thule,
Greenland (77’ N., 75* 15’ W.) 10:50 a.m. Witnesses: two U.S.
Navy pilots flying a P4Y-2 patrol plane. Three white disc-shaped
or spherical objects hovered, then flew very fast in a
triangular formation, in 2-3 minutes.
Sept. l, 1952; Marietta, Georgia.
10:50 p.m. Witness: ex-AAF B-25 gunner. Two large white
disc-shaped objects with green vapor trails flew in trail
formation, merged, flew away very fast.
Sept. 1, 1952; Marietta, Georgia.
10:30 p.m. Witness: one unidentified person using binoculars.
Two large objects shaped like spinning tops and displaying red,
blue and green colors, flew side by side, leaving a sparkling
trail for 30 minutes.
Sept. 1, 1952; Atlanta, Georgia.
9:43 p.m. Witnesses: Mrs. William Davis and nine other persons.
One light, similar to the evening star, moved up and down for a
long period of time.
Sept. l, 1952; Marietta, Georgia.
10:30 p.m. Witnesses: Mr. Bowman (ex-artillery officer) and 24
others. A red, white, and blue-green object which spun and shot
off sparks for 15 minutes.
Sept. 1, 1952; Yaak, Montana. 4:45
a.m. Witnesses: Visual sighting by two USAF enlisted men, radar
tracking seen by three men using AN/FPS-3 radar set. Two small,
varicolored lights became black silhouettes at dawn; flew
erratically. One hour.
Sept. 2, 1952; Chicago, Illinois. 3
a.m. Witness: radar tracker Turason (ground controlled approach)
at Midway Airport. 40 targets flew in miscellaneous directions,
up to 175 m.p.h. Two seemed to fly in formation with DC-6
airliner. Total of 8 hours.
Sept. 3, 1952; Tucson, Arizona. 99
a.m. Witnesses: civilian pilots McCraven and Thomas. One shiny,
dark ellipse made three broad, curving sweeps in 1.5 minutes.
Sept. 6, 1952; Lake Charles AFB,
Louisiana. l:3O’a.m. Witnesses: T/Sgt. J.E. Wilson and two
enlisted men. One bright star-like light moved about the sky for
Sept. 6, 1952; Tucson, Arizona. 4:55
p.m. Witnesses: ex- Congresswoman Mrs. Isabella King and Bill
McClain. One orange teardrop-shaped object whirled on its
vertical axis, descended very fast, stopped, retraced its path
upwards, while whirling in the opposite direction. 1.5 minutes.
Sept. 7, 1952; San Antonio, Texas.
10:30 p.m. Witnesses: chemist J.W. Gibson and others. One orange
object or light (the color of 2,000’ F.) exploded into view.
Seen for from 3-20 seconds by various observers.
Sept. 9, 1952; Rabat, French
Morocco. 9 p.m. Witness: E.J. colisimo, a civilian illustrator
with USAF Intelligence. One disc with lights along part of its
circumference, flew twice as fast as a T-33 jet trainer, in a
slightly curved path for 5 seconds.
Sept. 12, 1952; Allen, Maryland.
9:30 p.m. Witnesses: Mr. and Mrs. David Kolb, of the Ground
Observer Corps, using binoculars. One white light with a red
trim and streamers flew northeast for 35 minutes.
Sept. 13, 1952; Allentown,
Pennsylvania. 7:40 p.m. Witness: private pilot W.A. Hobler,
flying a Beech Bonanza. One object, shaped like a fat football,
flaming orange-red color, descended and then pulled up in front
of the witness’ airplane. Seen for 2 seconds.
Sept. 14, 1952; Santa Barbara,
California. 8:40 p.m. Witness: USAF C-54 transport pilot
Tarbutton. One blue-white light travelled straight and level,
then went up. Seen for 30 seconds.
Sept. 14, 1952; North Atlantic,
between Ireland and Iceland. Witnesses: military persons from
several countries aboard ships in the NATO "Operation Mainbrace"
exercise. Among the sightings: one blue-green triangle was
observed flying 1,500 m.p.h; three objects in a triangular
formation gave off white light exhaust at 1,500 m.p.h.
Sept. 14, 1952; White Lake, South
Dakota. 7 p.m. Witness: Ground Observer Corps observer L.W.
Barnes, using binoculars. One red, cigar-shaped object, with
three puffs behind it, flew west, then south, and then was gone.
Seen 30-40 minutes.
Sept. 14, 1952; Ciudad Jaurez,
Mexico. 11:30 p.m. to 1:20 a.m., Sept. 15. Witnesses: consulting
engineer R. J. Portis and three others. Six groups of 12-15
luminous spheres or discs, which flew in formations varying from
arcs to inverted-Y’s, very fast.
Sept. 14, 1952; Olmstead AFB,
Pennsylvania. Time not known. Witness: pilot of Flying Tiger
Airlines airplane N67977. One blue light flew very fast on a
collision course with the airliner. Note: the summary card
attached to the file showed completely different information.
Sept. 16, 1952; Portland, Maine.
6:22 p.m. Witnesses: crew of U.S. Navy P2V Neptune patrol plane,
visually and via radar. A group of five lights was seen at the
same time a long, thin blip was being tracked on radar. Note:
consideration was given to this being USAF KC-97 airplanes
involved in a refueling operation. The sighting involved 20
Sept. 16, 1952; Warner-Robbins AFB,
Georgia. 7:30 p.m. Witnesses: three USAF officers, two
civilians. Two white lights flew abreast, at 100 m.p.h., for 15
Sept. 17, 1952; Tucson, Arizona.
11:40 a.m. Witnesses: Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hollingsworth. Two groups
of three large, flat, shiny objects flew in tight formations:
the first group slow, the second faster. Seen for 2 minutes.
Sept. 23, 1952; Gander Lake,
Newfoundland, Canada. No time shown. Witnesses: Pepperell AFB
operations officer and seven other campers. One bright white
light, which reflected on the lake, flew straight and level at
100 m.p.h. for 10 minutes.
Sept. 24, 1952; Charleston, West
Virginia. 3:30 p.m. Witnesses: crew of USAF B-29 bomber. A lot
of bright, metallic particles or flashes, up to 3’ in length,
streamed past the B-29 for 15 minutes.
Sept. 26, 1952; 400 miles NNW of
Azores Islands. 11:16 p.m. Witnesses: pilot, copilot, engineer
and aircraft commander of USAF C-124 transport plane. Two
distinct green lights were seen to the right and slightly above
the C-124, and at one time seemed to turn toward it. The lights
alternated leading each other during more than 1 hour of
Sept. 27, 1952; Inyokern,
California. 10 p.m. Witnesses: two couples, using a 5x
telescope. One large, round object, which went through the color
spectrum every 2 seconds, was seen to fly straight and level for
Sept. 29, 1952; Rochester, England.
3:55 p.m. Witnesses unknown, but report came via the Rochester
Police Dept. Two flat objects hovered for 3 minutes, and then
Sept. 29, 1952; Southern Pines,
North Carolina. 8:15 p.m. Witnesses: U.S. Army Res. lst Lt. C.H.
Stevens and two others. One green ellipse with a long tail
orbited for 15 minutes.
Sept. 29, 1952; Aurora, Colorado.
3:15 p.m. Witness: USAF T/Sgt. B.R. Hughes. Five or six circular
objects, bright white but not shiny, circled in trail formation
for 5-6 minutes.
Oct. 1, 1952; Shaw AFB, South
Carolina. 6:57 p.m. Witness: USAF lst Lt. T.J. Pointek, pilot of
RF-8O reconnaissance jet. One bright white light flew straight,
then vertical, then hovered, and then made an abrupt turn during
a 23 minute attempted intercept.
Oct. 1, 1952; Pascagoula,
Mississippi. 7:40 p.m. Witnesses: Mr. and Mrs. C.C. McLean and
one other person. One round, milky-white object, shaped like a
powder puff, hovered for 5-10 minutes then flew away very fast
in an arc. A loud blast was heard at the start of the 22 minute
Oct. 7, 1952; Alamagordo, New
Mexico. 8:30 p.m. Witness: USAF Lt. Bagnell. One pale blue oval,
with its long axis vertical, flew straight and level for 4-5
seconds, covering 30 in that time.
Oct. 10, 1952; Otis AFB,
Massachusetts. 6:30 p.m. Witnesses: USAF S/Sgt., two other
enlisted men. One blinking white light moved like a pendulum for
20 minutes, and then shot straight up.
Oct. 17, 1952; Taos, New Mexico.
9:15 p.m. Witnesses: Four USAF officers One round, bright blue
light moved from north to northeast at an elevation of 45* for
2-3 seconds and then burned out.
Oct. 17, 1952; Killeen, Texas. 10:15
p.m. Witnesses: Ministers Greenwalt and Kluck. Ten lights, or a
rectangle of lights, moved more or less straight and level for 5
Oct. 17, 1952; Tierra Amarilla, New
Mexico. 11 p.m. Witness: one military person (no detail). One
white streamer moved at an estimated 3,000 m.p.h. in an arc for
20 seconds. No further details in files.
Oct. 19, 1952; San Antonio, Texas.
1:30 p.m. Witness: one ex-USAF aircrewman Woolsey. Three
circular aluminum objects, one of which was olive-drab colored
on the side, flew in a rough V-formation. One object flipped
slowly, another object stopped, during the 3-4 minute sighting.
Oct. 19. 1952; 500 miles south of
Hawaii. 6:58 p.m. Witnesses: crew of USAF C-50 transport plane.
One round yellow light, with a red glowing edge, estimated at
100’ in diameter, flew at 300-400 kts. (350-450 m.p.h.) for 20
Oct. 21, 1952; Knoxville, Tennessee.
No time given. Witnesses: persons at airport weather station.
Six white lights flew in a loose formation for 1-2 minutes, and
made a shallow dive at a weather balloon.
Oct. 24, 1952; Elberton, Alabama.
8:26 p.m. Witnesses: USAF Lt. Rau, Capt. Marcinko, flying a
Beech T-ll trainer. One object, shaped like a plate, with a
brilliant front and vague trail, flew with its concave surface
forward for 5 seconds.
Oct. 29, 1952; Erding Air Depot,
West Germany. 7:50 a.m. Witnesses: USAF S/Sgt. Anderson, A/2c
Max Handy. One round object, silhouetted against a cloud, flew
straight and level and smooth at 400 m.p.h. for 20 seconds.
Oct. 31, 1952; Fayetteville,
Georgia. 7:40 p.m. Witness: USAF Lt. James Allen. One orange,
blimp-shaped object, 80’ long and 20’ high, flew at treetop
level, crossed over Allen’s car (at which time his radio stopped
playing), then climbed out at 45’ and tremendous speed at the
end of a 1 minute sighting.
Nov. 3, 1952; Laredo AFB, Texas.
66:29 p.m. Witnesses: two control tower operators, including
Lemaster. One long, elliptical, white-grey light flew very fast,
paused, and then increased speed during a 3-4 second
Nov. 4, 1952; Vineland, New Jersey.
5:40 p.m. Witness: housewife Mrs. Sprague. Two groups of 2-3
whirling discs of light flew toward the southeast over a period
of 30 seconds.
Nov. 12, 1952; Los Alamos, New
Mexico. 10:23 p.m. Witness: security inspector. Four
red-white-green lights flew slowly over a prohibited area for 15
Nov. 13, 1952; Opheim, Montana. 2:20
a.m. Witness: radar tracking by USAF 779th AC&W station. An
unexplained track was followed for 1 hour, 28 minutes, at
158,000’ altitude (30 miles) and a speed of 240 m.p.h. Radar was
Nov. 13, 1952; Glasgow, Montana.
2:43 a.m. Witness: U.S. Weather Bureau observer Earl Oksendahl.
Five oval-shaped objects, with lights all around them, flew in a
V-formation for about 20 seconds. Each object seemed to be
changing position vertically by climbing or diving as if to hold
formation. Formation came from the northwest, made a 90*
overhead, and flew away to the southwest.
Nov. 15, 1952; Wichita, Kansas. 7:02
a.m. Witnesses: USAF Maj. R.L. Wallander, Capt. Belleman, A/3c
Phipps. One orange object (a blue streak?) varied in shape, as
it made jerky upward sweeps with 10-15 second pauses during a
3-5 minute sighting.
Nov. 24, 1952; Annandale, Virginia.
6:30 p.m. Witness: L.L’ Brettner. One round, glowing object flew
very fast, made right angle turns and reversed course during a 1
Nov. 27, 1952; Albuquerque, New
Mexico. 12:10 p.m. Witnesses: pilot and crew chief of UAAF B-26
bomber. A series of black smoke bursts (4-3-3-4-3), similar to
antiaircraft fire, was seen over a 20 minute period.C. 12:30
a.m. Witnesses: radar
Nov. 30, 1952; Washington, D.C. l
operators at Washington National Airport. Radar trackings
similar to those of July 26, 1952.
Dec. 8, 1952; Ladd AFB, Alaska. 8:16
p.m. Witnesses: pilot lst Lt. D. Dickman and radar operator lst
Lt. T. Davies in USAF F-94 jet interceptor (s/n 49-2522). One
white, oval light which changed to red at higher altitude, flew
straight and level for 2 minutes, then climbed at phenomenal
speed on an erratic flight path. Sighting lasted 10 minutes.
Dec. 9, 1952; Madison, Wisconsin.
5:45 p.m. Witnesses: Capt. Bridges and lst Lt. Johneon in USAF
T-33 jet trainer. Four bright lights, in diamond formation, flew
at 400 m.p.h. and were passed by the T-33 at 450 m.p.h. during
the 10 minute sighting.
Dec. 28, 1952; Marysville,
California. Case missing from official files.