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  • PASSPORT TO MAGONIA UFO SIGHTINGS DATABASE ------------------------------------ A CENTURY OF UFO LANDINGS (1868-1968) ------------------------------------
    1 Jul., 1868 Copiago (Chile). A strange "aerial construction" bearing lights and making engine noises flew low over this town. Local people also described it as a giant bird covered with large scales producing a me- tallic noise. Although not an actual landing, this is the first instance of close observation of an unknown object at low altitude in the nineteenth century. (Fort 638; Anatomy 11) 2 Dec. 07, 1872 Banbury (Great Britain). At King's Sutton an object 0100 hours resembling a haystack flew on an irregular course. Sometimes high, sometimes very low it was accom- panied by fire and dense smoke. It produced the same effect as a tornado, felling trees and walls. It sud- denly vanished. (Fort 189) 3 1880 Aldershot (Great Britain). A strange being dressed in tight-fitting clothes and shining helmet soared over the heads of two sentries, who fired without result. The apparition stunned them with something de- scribed as "blue fire." (FSR 61, 3; Magonia) 4 May. 15, 1879 Persian Gulf. Two very large "wheels" were seen 2140 spinning in the air and slowly coming to the surface of the sea. Estimated diameter: 40 m. Distance be- tween the objects: 150 m. Speed: 80 km/h/ Duration: 35 min. Witnesses aboard the ship "Vultur" (Round up 17; Anatomy 12) 5 1880 Eastern Venezuela. A 14-year-old boy saw a luminous ball descending from the sky and hovering near him. He felt somehow "drawn" to it, but succeeded in backing away in spite of his terror. (Lor. III 2O6) 6 Mar. 26, 1880 Lamy (New Mexico). Four men walking near Galis- evening teo Junction were surprised as they heard voices com- ing from a "strange balloon," which flew over them. It was shaped like a fish and seemed to be guided by a large fanlike device. There were eight to ten figures aboard. Their language was not understood. The ob- ject flew low over Galisteo Junction and rose rapidly toward the east. (FSR 65, 3) 7 Jun. 11, 1881 Between Melbourne and Sydney at sea (Australia). 0400 The two sons of the Prince of Wales, one of them the future king of England, were cruising aboard "La Bacchante" when an object resembling a fully lighted ship was seen ("a phantom vessel all aglow"). (Fort 637; Anatomy 12) 8 Nov. 02, 1885 Scutari (Turkey). A luminous object circled the har- dawn bor. Altitude: 5-6 m. Illuminated the whole town. Duration: 1 1/2 min, as a bluish-green flame. Then plunged into the sea. Made several circles above the ferry-boat pier. (LDLN 48; Anatomy 14) 9 Nov. 12, 1887 Cape Race (Atlantic Ocean). A huge sphere of fire 2400 was observed rising out of the ocean by witnesses aboard the "Siberian." It rose to an altitude of 16 m, flew against the wind, and came close to the ship, then "dashed oft" toward the southeast. Duration: 5 min. (LDLN 48; Anatomy 14) 10 1896 Arolla, near Zermatt (Swiss Alps). Author Aleister Crowley was walking in the mountains when he sud- denly saw two little men. He made a gesture to them, but they did not seem to pay attention and disap- peared among the rocks. (Magic Without Tears, by A. Crowley) 11 Mar. 26, 1897 Sioux City (Iowa). Approximate date. Robert Hib- night bard was caught by an anchor dropped from an un- known flying machine 22 km north of the town. He was dragged over 10 m and fell as his clothes were torn. (FSR 66, 4) 12 Mar. 28, 1897 Omaha (Nebraska). The majority of the population 2230 observed an object arriving from the southeast. It looked like a huge light, flew northwestward slowly, came to low altitude. A crowd gathered at a street corner to watch it. (185) 13 Apr. 01, 1897 Everest (Kansas). The whole town saw an object fly 2100 under the cloud ceiling. It came down slowly, then flew away very fast to the southeast. When directly over the town it swept the ground with its powerful light. It was seen to rise up at fantastic speed until barely discernible, then to come down again and sweep low over the witnesses. At one point it re- mained stationary for 5 min at the edge of a low cloud, which it illuminated. All could clearly see the silhouette of the craft. (FSR 66, 4) 14 Apr. 12, 1897 Nilwood (Illinois). On the property of Z. Thacker, 19 1430 km north of Carlinville, an unknown object landed. Before the three witnesses could reach it, the craft, which was shaped like a cigar with a dome, rose slowly and left majestically toward the north. Witnesses: Edward Teeples, William Street and Franklin Met- calf. (186; Anatomy 12) 15 Apr. 12, 1897 Girard, near Green Ridge (Illinois). A large crowd of 1800 miners saw an unknown object land 3 km north of Green Ridge and 4 km south of Girard. The night operator of the Chicago-and-Alton Railroad, Paul Mc- Cramer, stated that he came sufficiently close to the craft to see a man emerge from it to repair the ma- chinery. Traces were found over a large area. The object itself was elongated like a ship with a roof and a double canopy. It left toward the north. (186,187) 16 Apr. 14, 1897 Gas City (Indiana). An object landed 2 km south of 1500 Gas City on the property of John Roush, terrifying the farmers and causing the horses and cattle to stampede. Six occupants of the ship came out and seemed to make some repairs. Before the crowd could approach the object, it rose rapidly and flew toward the east. (188) 17 Apr. 14, 1897 Cleveland (Ohio). Joseph Singler, captain of the "Sea Wing," was fishing with S. H. Davis, of Detroit, when they saw on the lake what they thought was a ship, about 13 m long, with a canopy. A man, about 25 years old, wearing a hunting jacket and a cap, was fishing from the deck of the object. Near him were a woman and a 10-year old child. When the "Sea Wing" came close to the craft, a large, colored bal- loon rose from the object, which flew up with it to an altitude of about 150 m and circled "like a hawk" before flying away. (189) 18 Apr. 15, 1897 Linn Grove (Iowa). A large object was seen to fly morning slowly toward the north. It seemed ready to land and five men (F. G. Ellis, James Evans, David Evans, Joe Croaskey, Benjamin Buland) drove toward it. About 7 km north of Linn Grove, they found the craft on the ground, came within 700 m of it but it "spread its four giant wings and rose towards the North." Two strange figures aboard the craft made efforts to con- ceal themselves. Witnesses were surprised at the length of their hair. Most residents of Linn Grove saw the craft in flight. (190) 19 Apr. 15, 1897 Howard-Artesian (South Dakota). A flying object nightfall coming closer and closer to the ground followed a train, as reported by the engineer, Joe Wright (FSR 66,4) 20 Apr. 15, 1897 Perry Springs (Missouri). A passenger train on the 2100 Wabash line, going toward Quincy, was followed by a low-flying object for 15 min between Perry Springs and Hersman. All the passengers saw the craft, which had a red and white light. After Hersman it flew ahead of the train and disappeared rapidly, although the train was then running at 65 km/h. (190) 21 Apr. 15, 1897 Springfield (Illinois). Two farm workers, Adolph Winkle and John Hulle, saw a strange craft in a field. They had a discussion with its occupants, a woman and two men, and were told the ship-had flown from Quincy to Springfield in 30 min and that the crew. was making electrical repairs. (FSR 65,1) 22 Apr. 16, 1897 Downs Township (Illinois). Approximate date. While working in his field, Haney Savidge saw an aerial craft land near him. Six people emerged from it and spoke to him for a few minutes before leaving again. (191) 23 Apr. 17, 1897 Williamston (Michigan). At least a dozen farmers morning saw an object maneuver in the sky for an hour before it landed. A strange man near 3 m tall, almost naked and suffering from the heat, was the pilot of the craft. "His talk, while musical, seemed to be a repeti- tion of bellowings." One farmer went near him and received a blow that broke his hip. (196) 24 Apr. 19, 1897 Leroy (Kansas). Alexander Hamilton was awakened 2230 by a noise among the cattle and went out with his son and his tenant. They saw an elongated cigar- shaped object, about 100 m long with a transparent cabin underneath showing narrow reddish bands, hovering 10 m above ground. They approached within 50 m of it. It was illuminated and equipped with a searchlight. Inside it were "six of the strangest be- ings" the witness had seen, also described as "hid- eous." They spoke a language no witness could understand. A cow was dragged away by the object with the help of a strong red cable; it was found butchered in a field the next day. (Anatomy 16; Ma- gonia) 25 Apr. 20, 1897 Homan (Arkansas). Capt. James Hooton was hunt- 1800 ing in the vicinity of Homan when he heard the noise of a steam engine and found an object in a clearing. It looked like a cylinder with pointed ends, lateral wheels, and horizontal blade over it. Hooton spoke with a man who wore dark glasses and walked behind the craft. There were three or four occupants. The witness was told this was indeed "The Airship" and that it used compressed air for propulsion. Hooton saw the wheels spin as the craft rose and flew away. (FSR 66, 4; Magonia) 26 Apr. 22, 1897 Rockland (Texas). John M. Barclay was intrigued when his dog barked furiously and a high-pitched noise was heard. He went out, saw a flying object circling 5 m above ground. Elongated with protru- sions and blinding lights, it went dark when it landed. Barclay was met by a man who told him his purpose was peaceful and requested some common hardware items to repair the craft. He paid with a ten-dollar bill and took off "like a bullet out of a gun." (192; Magonia) 27 Apr. 22, 1897 Josserand (Texas). Frank Nichols, who lived 3 km 2400 east of Josserand and was one of its most respected citizens, was awakened by a machine noise. Looking outside, he saw a heavy, lighted object land in his wheat field. He walked toward it, was stopped by two men who asked permission to draw water from his well. He then had a discussion with a half-dozen men, the crew of the strange machine. He was told how it worked but could not follow the explanation. (193; Magonia) 28 Apr. 23, 1897 McKinney Bayou (Arkansas). Judge Lawrence A. Byrne of Texarkana, Arkansas, was surveying a tract of land when he saw a peculiar object anchored on the ground. "It was manned by three men who spoke a foreign language, but judging from their looks one would take them to be Japs." (Farish, in Allende Letters (Award Special, 1968) ) 29 Apr. 25, 1897 Merkel (Texas). People returning from church ob- evening served a heavy object being dragged along the ground by a rope attached to a flying craft. The rope got caught in a railroad track. The craft was too high for its structure to be visible but protrusions and a light could be distinguished. After about 10 min a man came down along the rope cut the end free, and went back aboard the craft, which flew away toward the northeast. The man was small and dressed in a light- blue uniform. (194; Magonia) 30 Apr. 26, 1897 Aquila-Hillsboro (Texas). Approximate date. A law- yer was surprised to see a lighted object fly over. His horse was scared and nearly toppled the carriage. When the main light was turned off, a number of smaller lights became visible on the underside of the dark object, which supported an elongated canopy. It went down toward a hill to the south, 5 km from Aquila. When the witness was on his way back one hour later he saw the object rising. It reached the altitude of the cloud ceiling and flew to the northeast at a fantastic speed with periodic flashes of light. (195) 31 May. 06, 1897 Hot Springs (Arkansas). Two policemen, Sumpter and McLenore, were riding northwest of Hot Springs when they saw a bright light in the sky. About 7 km farther they saw the light again coming down to the ground. One km farther the horses refused to walk. Two men were seen carrying lights. The lawmen took their rifles, called the strangers, and were told that they crossed the country with a flying craft. The sil- houette of the machine, about 2O m long, could be seen in the clearing. There was a woman with an um- brella nearby. It was raining, and the younger of the men was filling a large container with water. The elder man had a beard and suggested that the policemen fly with them "to a place where it does not rain." The same witness went back through the same spot 40 min later and found nothing. (FSR 66, 4; Magonia) 32 Oct. 28, 1902 Gulf of Guinea. Three persons aboard the "Fort Salis- 0305 bury," including Second Officer A. H. Raymer, saw a huge, dark object bearing lights in the sea ahead. It was observed sinking slowly. Estimated length: 200 m. (Fort 641; Anatomy 20) 33 1904 Rolling Prairie (Indiana). Tom Darby, with his brother and mother, saw two whitish-blue objects about 400 m away, from a point situated 3 km north of Rolling Prairie. The objects hovered 2 or 3 m above ground, flew toward a barn, came closer to each other, and were hidden from view by a hill. (Hartle 164) 34 1908 Coast of Delaware. The English ship "Mohican," piloted by Capt. Urghart, was going to Philadelphia when it was surrounded by a thick, luminous cloud which "magnetized" everything on board. The com- pass was observed to swing wildly. When seamen tried to move some chains on the bridge, they found that they were glued to the metal floor. Suddenly the cloud rose and was seen above the sea for some time. (197) 35 Jun. 30, 1908 Podkamennaia Toungouska (USSR). Unexplained explosion in the taiga, equivalent to a thermonuclear blast, sometimes interpreted as the crash of an inter- stellar vehicle. (Anatomy 18; Challenge 99) 36 May. 18, 1909 Caerphilly (Wales). Mr. Lethbridge was walking 2300 along a road near the mountains when he saw on the grass a large tubelike machine. Aboard were two men wearing furs and talking excitedly in a language the witness could not understand. The grass was found depressed at the site after the object had flown off. (198; Anatomy 21) 37 Jun. 16, 1909 Donghoi (Annam). An elongated object following a 0410 west to east trajectory flew over the town. It gave off a strong light and was seen by two fishermen to plunge into the sea 6 km away from the coast, after a steady flight of about 9 min. (Anatomy 21) 38 Jan. 1910 Invercargill (New Zealand). Several witnesses - 2300 among them the vicar, the Mayor, and a policeman -saw a cigar-shaped object hovering at 30 m alti- tude. A man appeared at a lateral door and was heard shouting some words in an unknown language. The opening closed, and the object accelerated and was lost to sight. (Stuart 24) 39 Jun., 1914 Hamburg (Germany). Gustav Herwagen opened the 0400 door of his house and saw in a field a shining cigar- shaped object with illuminated windows. Near it were four or five dwarfs 1.20 m tall, clad in light clothing. He approached them, but they went aboard the ob- ject as soon as they appeared to be aware of his pres- ence. A door closed, and the craft took off silently, climbing vertically. (Nachrichten April, 62) 40 Aug., 1914 Georgian Bay (Canada). William J. Kiehl and seven other persons saw a spherical craft on the surface of the water. On its deck were two small men wearing green-purple clothes. They seemed to be busy with a hose, plunging it into the water. On the opposite side were three men dressed in light brown, wearing square masks down to their shoulders. Seeing the witnesses, they reentered the craft except for one dwarf, wearing shoes with a curved, pointed tip, who remained out- side while the craft rose 3 m above the water and shot upward, leaving a short trail. (199) 41 Aug. 21, 1915 Gallipoli (Turkey). During severe fighting in the Dardanelles a peculiar cloud engulfed a British regi- ment which was never seen again. This was observed by 22 men of the First Field Company, NZ Army Corps and stated in an affidavit. (Spaceview 45; LDLN 82; Magonia) 42 Oct., 1917 Youngstown (Pennsylvania). John Boback, 17, was walking along the railroad tracks between Youngs- town and Mt. Braddock when he saw a saucer-shaped object with a platform and rows of lights, sitting in a field 30 m to his left. He watched the object for 1-2 min until it took off with a high-pitched sound, rising gradually like a slow plane. Its size was that of an average car. The top of the object was a dome with elongated windows through which figures could be seen. (Hartle 157) 43 1921 Marseilles (France). Undocumented report of an "abduction" by two beings. (Quincy) 44 Feb. 22, 1922 Hubbell (Nebraska). William C. Lamb was follow- 0500 ing strange tracks when he heard a high-pitched sound and saw a circular object intercepting starlight. It became brilliantly lighted and landed in a hollow. Soon afterword, a creature over 2.4 m tall was seen flying from the direction where the object had landed. It left tracks in the snow, which Lamb followed with- out results. (Anatomy 22) 45 Sep. 09, 1922 Barmouth (Wales). John Morris and William James saw an object fall into the ocean so slowly that it was thought to be a plane. A boat was sent out, but nothing was found. (Fort 639) 46 Jun. 12, 1929 Fermeneuve (Canada). Levis Brosseau, 2O was re- 2300 turning home when he saw a dark object with a yellow light and his horse became very nervous. Within 6 m of the object four or five dwarfish figures were running back and forth. He heard their pointed, childlike voices, then saw the dark object take off with a ma- chinelike sound and a rush of air. Estimated size of object: 15 m diameter, 5 m high. (GEPA Dec., 68) 47 Jul., 1929 Robsart (Canada). Five persons among them Einar Rostivold, saw a huge ball of light giving off fiery colors, 25 km from Robsart. It landed slowly, van- ished gradually after illuminating the whole country- side for 30 min. (Fate Jan., 58) 48 Summer, 1933 Chrysville (Pennsylvania). A man observed a faint Morning violet light in a field between this town and Morres- town. Walking to it, he found an ovoid object 3 m in diameter and 2 m thick with a circular opening similar to a vault door. Pushing it, he found the room full of violet light and observed many instruments, no oc- cupant. Smell of ammonia. (APRO Jul., 64) 49 Fall, 1938 (or following year) Juminda (Estonian coast). Two persons saw a strange "frog-man" 1 m tall with a round head, no neck, and a hump in front of the body. The mouth was a large, straight slit, the eyes were like smaller slits. The skin was brown-green, compared to pegamoid, hands normal. The creature walked in a peculiar "but elegant" fashion, the head waving up and down while the legs moved "carefully." When pursued, the creature accelerated very fast, with feet "fluttering." About 100 m away it vanished com- pletely'. (Personal) 50 Sep., 1943 Oncativo (Argentina). Navarro Ocampo, driving be- 0400 tween Rosario and Cordoba, saw a large, saucer-shaped object on the ground 500 m to the left of the road. It glowed with a bluish-green light, made a whistling sound, rose to 100 m altitude, then left at fantastic speed. A strange metal block is said to have been found at the spot. (GEPA Dec., 68) 51 End Aug., 1944 Mattoon (Illinois). A mysterious man appeared at windows, as if in search of someone. He stunned wit- nesses by pointing at them a device that "made con- sciousness dissolve" and left a strange cloying smell behind (FSR 61, 3; Magonia) 52 1945 Habbebishopsheim (Germany). An American soldier saw a disk-shaped object come down rapidly, oscillate, and land. The site could not be found in the dark. The event took place 35 km northwest of the town. (Atic) 53 Mar., 1945 Belfast (Maine). A man out hunting observed an elongated object flying very slowly, tilted toward the earth. It crashed into some trees at the end of a clear- ing. The enormous craft seemed undamaged as it rested briefly on the ground, then lifted again with a humming sound, started to spin, released a shower of fine silvery threads, and rose straight up, disap- pearing in seconds. (FS May., 59) 54 Mar., 1945 Aleutian Islands. Aboard the US attack transport "Delarof," 14 sailors saw a dark sphere rise out of the ocean, follow a curved trajectory, and fly away after circling their ship. (Evidence 30) 55 Jun. 10, 1947 Douglas (Arizona). Coral Lorenzen saw a light rise 2300 from the ground in Mexican territory. It took a defin- ite spherical shape and vanished in less than ten sec- onds among the stars. (Lor. I 4) 56 Jun. 21, 1947 Maury Island, near Tacoma (Washington). Harold A. Dahl and others allegedly saw six tire-shaped ob- jects, 30 m in diameter, metallic with dark openings, over Puget Sound. One of the objects exploded, showering the witnesses with metal. Officially re- garded as hoax. (Ruppelt) 57 Jun. 21, 1947 Spokane (Washington). Eight disk-shaped objects 1150 the size of a house, were seen flying at 1000 km/h. A civilian woman stated that the objects fell with a dead- leaf motion and landed before ten witnesses on the shore of the Saint Joe River, in Idaho. (Atic) 58 Jun. 17, 1947 Bisbee (Arizona). John A. Petsche, electrical worker 1030 and another witness independently saw a disk-shaped object, which seemed to land near Tintown. (Lor. I 6) 59 Jun. 30, 1947 Grand Canyon, near Williams Field (Arizona). A 0910 Navy lieutenant was flying at 9000 m toward the south when he saw two circular objects diving at "un- conceivable" speed. They were gray, about 3 m in diameter, and appeared to land 40 km south of the Grand Canyon. (Atic) 60 Jul. 08, 1947 Muroc Air Field (California). An Air Force major 1200 observed a metallic object, reflecting sunlight oscil- late, go down to ground level, and rise again. Simul- taneously it was observed by a captain in Rodgers Dry Lake. (Atic) 61 Jul. 23, 1947 Bauru, near Pitanga (Brazil). A group of survey workers ran away as they heard a hissing noise and saw a disk land 50 m away. Jose C. Higgins saw two figures through, a window. Later three beings in shiny clothes and translucent suits, with oversized bald heads, huge round eyes, no eyelashes or eyebrows, and a metal box on their back, emerged from the craft. They were over 2 m. tall. They drew the solar system and pointed to Uranus as if to suggest that was their point of origin. (Round-up 163; FSR 61, 6) 62 Aug. 13, 1947 Twin Falls, Smoke River Canyon (Idaho). Two boys 1300 and their father saw a sky-blue object 100 m away and 25 m above ground. Treetops under it were spinning wildly, although the object itself did not spin. It made a swishing sound. Shape: inverted plate, 7 m diameter and 3.5 m thick. There was a red flame on one side of the top. (Atic) 63 Aug. 14, 1947 Raveo (Italy). R. L. Johannis saw a disk on the ground 0900 and two dwarfs less than 1 m tall, wearing dark blue coveralls with red collars and belts. They had over- sized heads, greenish faces, huge, salient dark eyes without eyelashes or eyebrows, but surrounded by a ringlike muscle. They wore something similar to crash helmets. The center of their belts projected a "vapor," and the witness suffocated, feeling a strong electrical discharge. The creature had greenish hands with eight talonlike fingers. (Humanoids 2; Magonia; FRS 67, 1) 64 1948 Swastika (Canada). Mr. Galbraith twice saw an ob- ject land. The first time, it was a disk-shaped craft with a humanoid figure-the second time, cigar shape with three figures. (Quincy) 65 Jul. 29, 1948 Indianapolis (Indiana). An object swept over a road at 10 m altitude. (Atic) 66 Aug. 11, 1948 Hamel (Minnesota). Two boys were playing outside 1200 when a round dull gray object 70 cm in diameter, 30 cm thick, landed near them like a balloon with a metallic noise. It spun, went up, hovered, maneuvered to avoid Phone lines and trees, and flew away to the northeast. An FBI man from St. Paul found an area 70 cm in diameter where the ground showed signs of extreme pressure. (Atic) 67 Aug. 29, 1948 Maplewood (Ohio). A farmer observed a silvery 0503 sphere of large dimension rise from a wooded area and hover above his farm, dropping a silvery substance that disintegrated before touching the ground. (Atic) 68 Feb., 1949 Pucusana (Peru). C. A. V. an oil company employee, 1630 30, was driving to Lima when he saw a shiny disk at ground level. He walked toward it for 10 min. Three figures came out as he was 20 m away. They looked like mummies, had joined legs and one large foot. They "slid" along the ground. They were covered with a strange "towely" skin, asked the witness where they were, had a lengthy discussion with him, and took him for a trip in their craft. (Lor. III 122) 69 Feb. 17, 1949 France (exact location unknown). Alain Berard saw night a large, bright object land near his farm with a green lightning flash. It became dark. As he approached the craft, the witness saw three figures with stocky short legs, apparently without heads. Frightened, he fired at them three times. A moment later the object took off vertically. (Oltre il Cielo, Vol. I) 70 Aug. 19, 1949 Death Valley (California). Two prospectors are said to have observed a disk-shaped object land. Two dwarfs emerged but were lost in the sand dunes when pursued. The object disappeared. (Humanoids 52) 71 Fall, 1949 Tulsa (Oklahoma). Don Bushnell, plant superin- tendent with Southwestern Porcelain Steel Corp., saw an object fall in front of his car as his radio was blocked. He applied the brakes; object vanished. (KeyhoeS) 72 Jan. 29, 1950 South Table Mountain (Colorado). Mr. Quintana of Denver saw a silvery-green ovoid object hovering about 15 m above a slope and landing slowly in a small ravine. Then it shot upward at very high speed. Its diameter was about 20 m, and it had a revolving middle band. A greenish light flashed under it, and the witness felt a rush of air and a pungent smell. (FS Jul., 59) 73 Mar. 18, 1950 Lago Argentino (Argentina). A rancher, Wilfredo H. 1830 Arevalo, saw two objects, one of which landed. He walked within 150 m of the aluminum-looking craft which gave off a greenish-blue vapor and "an intense smell of burning benzine." A large, flat section on top was revolving above a glass cabin in which could be seen four tall men, dressed in something like cellophane, working at various instruments. They saw him and shone a light in his direction while a blue light illuminated the craft; the vapor increased and flames (alternately reddish and greenish) shot out of the base while the object rose with a faint hum. Both craft flew away toward Chile, leaving bluish trails. (Humanoids 32) 74 Apr., 1950 Juneau (Alaska). Mikel Konrad made a movie of eight disks he saw landing and taking off 60 km north of Jun.au. (Quincy) 75 Apr. 08, 1950 Kokomo (Indiana). A metal worker was awakened 0200 by his dog and observed an object 60 m away at low altitude. It was a gray metal disk, 5 m in diameter, shaped like a top with a kind of turret. It was oscil- lating, spinning slowly, and had three portholes shin- ing with a blue-white light. It hovered for about 2 min, left toward the north, very fast. (Atic) 76 Apr. 08, 1950 River Road near Amarillo (Texas). David, 12, and afternoon Charles, 9, Lightfoot saw a disk land behind a hill and touched it. It was the size of a car tire, about 30 cm high, with a rounded top that rotated and a pivot between the base and the top. It took off very fast. The faces and arms of the boys later became red. (200) 77 Apr. 20, 1950 Lufkin (Texas). Jack Robertson was driviug about night 13 km west of town when he saw a round object about 3 m in diameter hovering about 7 m above him with a dull red glow. It took off with a "swooshing roar" as sparks flew from a slot under it. Minutes later the witness feIt a burning sensation on his face. (FS Jul., 59) 78 Apr. 24, 1950 Abbiate Guazzone (Italy). Bruno Facchini heard and 2200 saw sparks coming from a dark, hovering object, near which a man dressed in tight-fitting clothes and wear- ing a helmet seemed to be making repairs. Three other men were seen near the craft. When the work was finished, a trap through which light had been shining was closed and the thing took off. The witness had the time to note many details of the machine and its occupants. (FSR 63, 2; Magonia) 79 May. 07, 1950 Ely (Nevada). A couple and their grandson were re- 1845 turning from a picnic when, about 14 km south of Ely, they saw a silvery-white object at treetop level. It hovered for 10 min, then oscillated "as if attempt- ing to rise" and suddenly flew out of sight at high speed. (Atic) 80 Jul. 02, 1950 Steep Rock Lake (Canada). In a story strangely sim- ilar to that of Mr. Kiehl (Aug., 1914) (Case 40) a man and his wife saw a double saucer with portholes and a rotating antenna come to rest on the surface of the lake. Ten figures, 1.20 m tall, dressed in shiny clothing, emerged and walked on deck like robots "changing direction without turning their bodies." Their faces could not be seen. One of them wore a red cap, had darker arms and legs and "seemed to be their chief." They immersed a hose in the lake, then took off. Fishermen later reported a green moss form- ing on the lake. (Wilkins U) 81 Jul. 20, 1950 Porto Novo (Brazil). Mr. Campello and several others in a car saw two large, silvery objects by the side of the road, one on a hillock, the other on flat ground, about 50 m away from each other. They came within 600 m of the objects, which went away at "an incredible speed," causing a rush of air that rocked the car. (SBEDV 30) 82 Jun. 19, 1951 Sonderborg (Denmark). Joseph Matiszewski, a me- 1200 chanic, heard a whistling sound and saw an object land in a meadow. Approaching within 50 m, he found himself paralyzed and observed that birds had stopped singing and cows seemed to be similarly un- able to move. From the object emerged four hand- some men who had brown skin and wore black shiny suits and translucent helmets. Eight objects also emerged from the craft and hovered above it. Other men inside the craft and on its deck appeared to be making repairs, then the objects flew to about 100 m altitude and climbed rapidly out of sight. Only then did the paralysis subside. (Nachrichten May., 59) 83 Sep. , 1951 Central Australia. A group of Unmatjera aborigines observed a shiny circular object land near a similar craft, about 12 m in diameter. Several min later, a dwarf dressed in a shiny suit and having "a round, shiny head" came out of one craft and entered the other; both took off with a buzzing sound. (Edwards 93) 84 Oct. 26, 1951 Australia. The driver of a transcontinental train on 0400 the east-west line saw an object that illuminated the countryside like the full moon. It flew very fast, came close to the train, appeared ready to land in the desert, then took off and disappeared. (Wilkins A 249) 85 Nov. 2, 1951 Mojave (California). Two forest observers were in a 2300 canyon 50 km north of the Mojave when they saw a disk-shaped flying object in the southwest; 10 m esti- mated diameter, 3 m thick, blue-green, well-defined, surrounded with a glow of same color. Stopping their jeep, they signaled to the object, which approached within a few meters, flew away, seemed to play with them. Eventually it vanished "like a magician's trick." (Atic) 86 Dec., 1951 Peru (Nebraska). A man from Lincoln was driving to 0300 Indiana when he saw a blue light in the northwest sky. It vanished to the southeast. The witness missed a turn, had to go back toward Auburn, and had reached a point northwest of Peru when he saw an orange glow in the sky. Coming near, he observed the glow came from a cauldron-shaped object on the ground, about 12 m from the road. He stopped to examine the object, which measured about 10 m diameter and seemed to be made of cast iron. Thirty cm from the top was a row of windows, 25 cm in diameter, from which the orange light was coming. On the other side was a blue flamelike glow. There was no noise, no sign of life or activity, and no an- tenna or protrusion. The witness drove away. (Atic) 87 Dec., 1951 Red Springs (North Carolina). Sam Coley and his two children saw an object with a human-looking occupant. (Humanoids 52) 88 Jan., 1952 Weston (Wyoming). A 38-year-old rancher saw a 2230 "shooting star" that suddenly stopped in mid-air be- tween him and a mountain. It was seen spinning in a clockwise direction. It had one red window period- ially facing the observer. It went down toward the Little Powder River and came up again. The witness turned his car to send light signals, to which the object seemed to respond by stopping its red window facing the witness's location. Spinning resumed, the object rose and came down. A similar craft arrived and both went into the deep valley, out of sight. (Atic) 89 Early 1952 Goose Bay (Labrador). A fiery, spherical object made 2242 a right-angle turn during an observation by a C-54 crew flying from Westover to Goose Bay. It was also seen from the ground by the control tower and by two men who plunged to the earth when the object made a low pass at them. It went away at 2247. (Quincy) 90 Summer, 1952 Itenhaem (Brazil). A woman was awakened by a 0300 thunderclap and a strong bluish light. As she got out, she saw a large number of hovering disk-shaped ma- chines resembling "inverted soup plates" 200 m away at an altitude of about 1 m. She observed them for 30 min, saw two figures standing on one of the craft and looking at the sky. They went back inside, and shortly thereafter the "fleet" took off, one object at a time. (FSR 68,1) 91 Summer, 1952 Martin County (Texas). Mrs. Rogers saw an object descend slowly and pass across a pasture at 7 m alti- tude. She stopped her car and observed it was "wob- bling" in mid-air, was shaped like a turtle, and showed three oarlike protrusions that moved slowly. Esti- mated dimensions: 5 by 4 m, 1 m thick. It was greenish-gray in color, emitted a blue flame, but showed no other light. (Barker 78) 92 Jun. 15, 1952 Magneville (France). Men at work in the forest saw large, circular objects similar to parachutes coming down. Half a dozen witnesses. (France-Soir Jun. 18, 52) 93 Jul. 11, 1952 Hasselbach (Germany). Oscar Linke, former Wehr- macht major, and his daughter Gabrielle, 11, had to leave their motorcycle when they had a flat tire. In- side the woods the girl noticed two men in silvery suits examining the ground in a clearing near a pink disk-shaped object, 8 m in diameter, showing a double row of openings around the rim and a black turret on top. One of the men had a flashing box. Both men went inside, and the disk vibrated, rose along the turretlike cylinder, then spun faster and rose out of sight. (Guieu 52) 94 Jul. 20, 1952 Dai-el-Aouagri (Morocco). Approximate date. R. 0030 Petijean saw a luminous object, 20 m diameter, on the ground. It gave off bluish flashes as it took off, leaving a smell of burning sulphur. (Quincy) 95 Jul. 24, 1952 Vico (Italy). A man who was fishing in the Serchio night River saw a disk hovering for 10 min. From it hung a hose that plunged into the water. The object was 20 m in diameter, with five propellers in the rear and a dome with something like blades on top. An orange glow could be seen through slits along the deck. A man wearing a diving helmet looked at the witness through a window, and he received a kind of electric shock as a "green ray" hit him. He looked up with difficulty, in time to see the object fly away toward the east. Six days later a stranger with a foreign accent contacted the witness and intimidated him. (FSR 69,1) 96 Jul. 29, 1952 Enid (Oklahoma). Sidney Eubank went to the Enid police station and told Sergeant Vern Bennell that an enormous disk had buzzed his car as he drove be- tween Bison and Waukonis on Highway 81. The rush of air made the car leave the road while the object flew west very fast. (Anatomy 134) 97 Aug. 19, 1952 West Palm Beach (Florida). Ronny Desvergers saw evening a large, round, dark object above him in a clearing. It had a turret on top. Red balls of light were emitted by the object and burned him. He also observed a "hideous" creature aboard the craft. Grass roots were scorched at the site. (Ruppelt 222; Magonia) 98 Aug. 24, 1952 Frontenac (Kansas). A man driving through a wood 0600 encountred a strange object and stopped to observe it. It looked like two turtle shells glued together, about 25 m long, with a humanoid creature in what ap- peared to be a control cabin in front. Windows lighted by an intense blue light and a throbbing sound were also reported. The object was oscillating and suddenly flew straight up with a strong humming noise. The middle section supported what looked like propellers. The object hovered 3 m above ground. (Atic) 99 Aug. 27, 1952 Lamberton (North Carolina). A saucer-shaped craft, 3 by 2 m, landed on the witness's property after hitting a chimney. A little man, about 70 cm tall, emerged and was asked whether he was hurt, but he did not answer. The craft took off with a whistling sound. (Wilkins A 268) 100 Aug. 31, 1952 Pennsylvania, exact location unknown. Herbert Long saw an object land 15 m away from the road. He made a drawing of it. (Wilkins A 257) 101 Sep. 12, 1952 Flatwoods (West Virginia). A group of young sunset people saw a "meteor" land on top of a hill and went to the site with Kathleen Hill and three men. They observed a globe as large as a house making a throb- bing or hissing sound and a huge figure with glowing orange eyes nearby. About 4 m tall, the figure had a red face and "floated" toward the witnesses, who fled in terror. A lingering smell and skid marks were found. (Humanoids 52) 102 Sep. 13, 1952 Frametown (West Virginia). Mr. and Mrs. George Snitowski and their little girl suddenly found their car stalled, and an unpleasant smell (ether mixed with sulphurous smoke) filled the air. Mr. Snitowski thought a chemical plant might be burning in the area and walked toward a strong light visible in the woods, in spite of the nauseous smell. Coming near it, he felt pricklings throughout his body, had to stop, lost his balance several times as he returned to the car- where he found his wife terrified, pointing to a giant creature (3 m tall), human-shaped, 10 m away. They locked the car as "it" inspected the vehicle, glided away and went into the woods. Soon afterward, the sphere of light was observed to rise gradually, to swing like a pendulum, and to leave a luminous trail. (Paul Lieb) 103 Oct. 15, 1952 Le Vigan (France). Approximate date. Figures with 1910 helmets and masks were seen through lighted windows inside a bright yellow, cigar-shaped object on the ground. Length 30 m, diameter 6 m. Forward section was rounded, and a sort of fog was noted at both ends of object. (Quincy; Anatomy 62) 104 Oct. 27, 1952 Marignane Airport (France). Customs officer Ga- 0203 briel Gachignard observed a cigar-shaped object land briefly on the airfield 100 m away, producing a dull sound. The object was dark with four lighted win- dows. It took off with a "swish" and a shower of sparks when the witness ran toward it. (Challenge 6) 105 Nov., 1952 Dublin (Ireland). A child was burned when a strange disk, 25 cm in diameter, landed near Dublin. (Per- sonal) 106 Nov. 18, 1952 Castelfranco (Italy). Nello Ferrari, 41, a farmer, found himself flooded with a reddish light and saw a large plate 10 m above him, between gold and cop- per in color. At the center of the bottom surface, 20 m in diameter, was a cylinder of 5 m diameter made of rapidly rotating parts, producing a noise similar to that of an electric motor. On the upper surface was a turret inside which three occupants were visible, look- ing directly at the witness. They looked perfectly human, wore rubber coveralls and transparent face masks. They spoke a few words, which were not understood; a loud metallic noise was heard; and the top part of the object lowered itself toward the lower plate. The sound gained intensity, and the craft flew vertically at very high speed. (102) 107 Nov. 21, 1952 Belle-Ile (France). At a place alled "La Butte" a luminous sphere, which seemed to spin, its color changing from orange to white, was seen at low alti- tude. It oscillated left and right, then took off toward the southwest, according to the witness, Mr. Gauci. (Challenge 56) 108 Jan. 29, 1953 Conway (South Carolina). Hearing a commotion in his barn, a farmer observed an object about 7 m long and 4 m wide at treetop level. It was light gray in color and lit up inside. It resembled a half egg. The witness fired his gun at the object. Numerous livestock died "mysteriously" in the area after the sighting. (Personal) 109 May. 20, 1953 Brush Creek (California). Two miners, John Q. 1830 Black, 48, and John Van Allen, reported that an object, silvery, 2.5 m in diameter, 2 m thick, with a tripod landing gear, landed on a sand bar 50 m away from them. An occupant described as a broad- shouldered dwarf wearing clothing that covered the head and the trunk was also seen. His arms and legs were covered with tweedlike cloth fastened at the wrists and ankle. He filled a shiny pail with water and handed it to someone inside the craft. He then appeared to notice Black and jumped into the craft, which made a hissing sound and departed. (Human- oids 53) 110 Jun. 18, 1953 Houston (Texas). Howard Phillips, Hilda Walker 0230 and Judy Meyers saw in a garden at 118 East Third Street a strange "shadow" on the lawn which re- sembled a "flying man," and they watched it take off. (Wilkins A 261) 111 Jun. 20, 1953 Brush Creek (California). John Q. Black, witness of 1830 the May. 20 incident, observed an exact repetition of the scene, including the "little man." Van Allen saw only the landing marks, about 30 cm wide and re sembling elephant tracks. (Humanoids 53) 112 Jun. 24, 1953 Hampton Bay (Long Island). A civilian woman saw 0018 something like "a large aircraft" flying very slowly and low. It had a lighted red band around the middle and was coming straight toward her house with an oscillating motion. She still thought it was an aircraft of some new design when it stopped near her, 25 m above ground. Then it flew backward over the water and hovered, making the same noise as a swarm of bees. The top section supported a series of red lights and a cabin with four portholes through which a con- trol panel was visible. No occupant was seen. The cabin rose above the object, rotated, then glided back. The object tilted toward the west and rose toward the southeast, disappearing within 3 sec at an 80 degree angle of climb after the 3-min sighting. Diameter: 30 m. Two days later a yellowish moss was observed at the site. (Atic) 113 Jul. 02, 1953 Villares des Saz (Spain). Approximate date. An il- 1300 literate boy cowherd, Maximo Munos Olivares, 14, saw a "big balloon" on the ground behind him when a faint whistling attracted his attention. Shaped like a water jug, it was metallic. Through an opening came three dwarfs 60 cm tall, with yellow faces, narrow eyes, and oriental features. They spoke in a language he could not understand. They were dressed in blue, had a sort of flat hat with a visor in front and a metal sheet on their arms. One of them smacked the boy's face, then they reentered the machine, which glowed very brightly, made a soft whistling sound and went off "like a rocket." Footprints and four holes 5 cm deep forming a perfect square 36 cm in side were found by police. (Humanoids 29) 114 Jul. 31, 1953 Wolin (Poland). A metallic object 30 m in diameter 1900 was observed by five Polish and two German workers as it landed in a field close to a railway. It was shaped like a sphere with a flat disk around it, showing numerous openings at the periphery. (Intelligence Digest Nov., 53) 115 Aug. 16, 1953 Tours (France). Claude Pasquier saw two disks flying 2030 very low, quite slowly, along a straight course, with a "hard" sound. (Anatomy 65, 141) 116 Aug. 18, 1953 Ciudad Valleys (Mexico). Approximate date. Cab evening driver Salvador Villanueva, 40, observed two creatures 1.2 m tall wearing coveralls with wide, shiny, per- forated belts, metal collars, and small, black, shiny boxes on their backs. They had helmets under their arms. The witness thought they were pilots of Indian race. One of them spoke to him in Spanish, "stringing the words together" in a strange accent. Trivial mat- ters were discussed until dawn, when they returned to their craft, 13 m in diameter, through a staircase under the lower disk. The witness ran away when invited to follow them. The object rose with a pendulum mo- tion and shot up vertically. (Humanoids 32; FSR 56, 2) 117 Sep. 04, 1953 Tonnerre (France). A woman saw two objects on the 2130 ground and three 1.5-m-tall men running toward the craft. They had oversized heads and wore helmets and boots. One entered the elongated object, 5 m long, 1.5 m wide, which spread "wings" that made it look like a butterfly. It then took a vertical position, resting on a tripod, and took off with the spherical object into which the other two creatures had gone. Traces were found at the spot. (GEPA 68, 1) 118 Sep. 12, 1953 Brovst (Denmark). Brovst was the scene of an at- tempted abduction of a girl by two humanoids emit- ting a golden light. Their hands were rugged and cold like a fish. (Guieu) 119 Oct. 25, 1953 Santa Fe (New Mexico). Jim Milligan, 16, was driv- 2130 ing through a park when he saw something fall in front of his car and stopped as the object landed in some bushes. He walked toward it, found a craft that looked like two ship hulls, about 3 m long, 2 m wide glued together. When he tried to touch it, the object flew away. (Wilkins A 223) 120 Nov., 1953 Gjasjoen Bridge (Norway). Mr. Trygve, Mrs. Bufflot and a neighbor saw an object rise from behind a hill, oscillate over a lake, follow their car, and stop ahead of them just above the ground. They stopped, felt "pricklings" until the craft took off vertically. A watch stopped working, and numerous people vouch for the fact that the paint on the car changed from dark beige to bright green. (APRO Mar., 62; FSR 56, 5) 121 Dec., 1953 Sherbrook (Canada). Mrs. Orfei heard a knock at the door in the middle of the night and obtained no answer when she asked who it was. When more furi- ous knocks were heard, her Alsatian dog jumped to- ward the door, but suddenly retreated, trembling as if terrified and retired to a corner. Mrs. Orfei went to an upper door and saw two "indescribable" shadows go away from the house. A while later a big, round object took off 100 m away with a blue-green lightning. The police found broken bushes as evidence of an enormous weight. (Oltre il Cielo, Vol. I) 122 Dec. 31, 1953 Quantico Marine Base (Virginia). Marines observed the landing of an unknown round object which throbbed and pulsated, emitting red lights. (Wilkins U 210) 123 Jan. 04, 1954 Marignane Airport (France). Mr. Chesneau, fireman, 2100 saw a round luminous object slowly coming down and called the control tower to report it. When he came out again, the object had disappeared. (Guieu) 124 Feb., 1954 Todd River Downs (Australia). A native was riding a horse over a low ridge when a spherial object about 13 m in diameter "nearly skittled me off my horse." It went up suddenly with a heavy wind, rumbling and emitting four columns of smoke. (Wilkins U 211) 125 Feb., 1954 Peakskill (New York). Mr. and Mrs. Forster stated they saw a craft on the ground, with a woman close by. She was wearing luminous clothing, a sort of hood, and thick glasses and held a tube in one hand and a box in the other. Mrs. Forster had to be taken to the hospital in a state of shock. (Barker) 126 Mar., 1954 Santa Maria (Brazil). Rubem Hellwig was driving 1700 when he saw a football-shaped machine, the size of a Volkswagen, on the ground. He walked toward it and met two men of slim build, normal height, their faces brownish, wearing no helmets. One was inside the object while the other collected grass samples. They spoke to Hellwig in a strange language, and yet he said he understood they were asking for ammonia. He directed them to a nearby town. The craft van- ished silently and instantly with blue and yellow flames. (1; Humanoids 33) 127 Mar., 1954 Santa Maria (Brazil). Rubem Hellwig again saw a early strange machine the next day. He observed a tall, fair- complexioned man and two women, who had light brown skin, long black hair, dark, slanted eyes. All three wore one-piece garments of a fabric resembling suede, with zippers. They told Hellwig that they were scientists, spoke of the natural riches of Brazil, and expressed surprise that he did not run away. (1; Humanoids 33) 128 Apr. 22, 1954 San Nicholas Island (California). American military 1400 personnel saw a cigar-shaped object of a gray color coming to the ground. Smoke was seen to rise where it landed, but a search yielded no results. (Atic) 129 May. 18, 1954 Cannon Air Force Base (New Mexico). Two persons 1900 witnessed the landing of a lens-shaped object the size of a house. It came to the ground near the railroad tracks, kicking up a small sand storm in the desert. One witness first decided to approach it, then ran away in fear. (Binder) 130 May. 20, 1954 Bruton (Great Britain). Nigel Frapple was cycling 0200 home from a dance in Wincanton. At Redlynch crossroads, he saw an orange glow in a field and observed it from a hedge. It came from a huge object 35 m away, less than 7 m above the ground, which made a throbbing sound. After 1 min, it moved to- ward the northwest, accelerating and climbing. (2; Humanoids 3) 131 Jun. 09, 1954 East Dandenong (Australia). Janet Brown, 16, and a 1820 13-year-old friend heard a loud noise and saw a large, dark object that "burst into light" hovering 20 m away at the height of a factory gate. It was cylindrical, 10 m long, 5 m high, with a canopy on top. It flew away and was lost to sight behind some trees. (Wil- kins U 216) 132 Jun. 21, 1954 Ridgeway (Canada). Mr. and Mrs. Guy Baker saw a disk, about 14 m in diameter, with a dome and several rotating lights. They had to push their car, which could not be started until the object left the ground. They found a large, brown, circular spot in the pasture where the disk had been resting. (104) 133 Jul. 7, 1954 Garson (Canada). A miner saw a landed object and a giant man with strange, burning eyes. He fainted. When he regained consciousness, object and entity had vanished. Investigated by the Royal Canadian Air Force. (Keyhoe C 184) 134 Jul. 20, 1954 Oslo (Norway). Near this city, two men were chased by an object and stopped their car to observe it. After the sighting, a watch stopped working and the paint on the car allegedly changed color. (Challenge 129; 3; cf. Case 120) 135 Aug. 10, 1954 Hemmingford (Canada). The Coupal childrm said 2130 that a brightly lighted object followed them to the farm. Mr. Coupal and his oldest son went to the field where the children had been playing and saw an orange object rise and speed off to the west. Grass was flattened over 15 m, with two tracks about 5 m long. (Wilkins U 237) 136 Aug. 23, 1954 Varennes, near Diges (France). Approximate date. A strange object hovered low over the house of Mr. Lucas and left straight up. (4) 137 Aug. 23, 1954 Lugrin, near Thonon (France). Elise Blanc ap- proached an object looking like an aluminum trailer with two small beings in silvery dress, grunting like pigs, standing close by. The craft took on a fiery color and flew away. (Challenge 129) 138 Aug. 27, 1954 Boston Creek (Canada). A wingless flying object was 2030 seen by Bill Supa, an employee of the Caswell Con- struction Co. It landed about 2 km way from the witness, who approached within 300 m before it took off and flew away. Grass was flattened where it had landed. (Wilkins U 227) 139 Aug. 28, 1954 Quebec (Canada). Two boys saw a craft land and two or three men come out. No details given. (Con- stance 277) 140 Aug. 30, 1954 North Bay (Canada). Sgt. Durdle saw a brilliant, 0525 circular object flying across Lake Nipissing toward the Royal Canadian Air Force base. An oblong canister was hanging down from a central section, which sup- ported a long cone with a spinning globe on top. When it tilted, the witness was able to observe regulatorlike devices inside the machine through a vertical lighted slit. Six brilliant appendages, which looked like necklaces, were hanging from the craft. Durdle woke up four Air Force men, who observed the object spiraling away. (Wilkins U 227) 141 Sep. 03, 1954 Souk-el-Khemis (Tunisia). Many workers in the fields 12 km south of the town saw an object apparently made of transparent plastic fly over the houses, stop on edge, and swing like a pendulum a few meters above the ground. It made several erratic jumps, then resumed its horizontal position and flew away. (5) 142 Sep. 07, 1954 Harponville (France). Between Harponville and 0715 Contay, two bricklayers, Emile Renard, 27, and Yves Degillerboz, 23 saw an object floating in mid-air over a field: "It looked like an unfinished haystack, with a plate turned upside down on top of it." When they approached, it took off. Diameter 10 m, height 3 m. A kind of door was noticed. The observation lasted over 3 min. The object released smoke when it de- parted. (6; M 35) 143 Sep. 10, 1954 Mourieras (France). A farmer, Mr. Mazaud was 2030 walking home when he was suddenly confronted with a helmeted being of average height who made friendly gestures, then went back into the brush, entered a cigar-shaped object about 4 m long, which took off toward Limoges. A few minutes later witnesses in Limoges reported a disk-shaped, red object leaving a bluish trail. (7; M 40) 144 Sep. 10, 1954 Quarouble (France). A metal worker, Marius De- 2230 wilde, 34, came out of his house as a dog was barking and saw a dark object on the railroad tracks, then observed two dwarfs walking toward it. When he tried to stop them, he found himself paralyzed as a strong orange light was projected at him.The creatures were under 1 m tall, bulky, and wore dark diving suits. No face or arms were visible. Traces made by an object of estimated weight 30 tons were noted by French Air Force and police on the ballast. (8; M 44; Magonia) 145 Sep. 14, 1954 Coldwater (Kansas). John J. Swain, 12, was driving 2200 a tractor back from the fields when he saw a small man no bigger than a 5-year-old child a few meters away from him. He had a long nose and long ears and seemed to "fly" when he moved toward a saucer- shaped craft hovering less than 2 m above ground. It "opened up" and the creature "popped inside." The craft became luminous and went out of sight. Strange traces were found by police. The creature was dressed in shiny clothes, and his shoes seemed to have "fins." He carried two cylinders on his back and had long, pointed ears. (9; Humanoids 53; Wilkins U 239) 146 Sep. 15, 1954 Feyzin (France). A white light suddenly swept the 2320 road in front of Roland M., 19, who observed that it came from a large, dark object 10 m above ground. It flew away with the noise of a wet firework, throwing magnesiumlike sparks. (10; M 49) 147 Sep. 17, 1954 Cenon (France). Between Cenon and Vouneuil, 2230 Yves David, 28, met a being in a diving suit who made friendly gestures. He was very small and had a voice "inhuman and incomprehensible." The witness could not move throughout the encounter. He saw the crea- ture enter an object on the road, about 3 m by 1 m in size; it took off "like lightning," throwing a greenish light. (11; M 58) 148 Sep. 18, 1954 Casablanca (Morocco). A small gray disk flew over a 2015 car at very high speed, followed by cold air currents. This was reported by Mr. Guitta of Casablana. (Ouranos) 149 Sep. 19, 1954 Oberdorff (France). A bright light was seen in the 2115 east, came to the ground, lost its brightness, remained on the spot about 40 sec. It was the size of a small bus, and there was a figure in front of it. It rose and took on the appearance of a red ball. (12; M 63) 150 Sep. 20, 1954 Santa Maria Airport (Azores). A guard saw a craft, 2300 3.5 m in diameter and 1.5 m thick, land on the air- field. The witness, Vitorino Lourenco Monteiro, said a figure emerged from the craft and said something he could not understand, before taking off again. There were antennalike protrusions on top of the object. (Personal) 151 Sep. 23, 1954 Le Jou (France). The Patient family witnessed the 2100 landing of a bright object giving off a magnesiumlike light, a red glow, and a narrow beam of light. It took off again a moment later and followed their car until they reached Fontland. Policemen in Plombieres and several independent witnesses observed the object as it flew erratically over the area for 60 min. (13; M 69) 152 Sep. 23, 1954 Lencouacq (France). Mrs. Vignolles saw a luminous 2100 object come down rapidly, without noise, and land in a field near the church. It took off very fast a few seconds later. (15; M 77) 153 Sep. 24, 1954 Becar, near Diges and "Les Michauts" or "Les Joli- 0900 vets" (France). Two women (Widow Geoffroy and Miss Gisele Fin) made independent reports of a dark gray disk, 6 m in diameter, 1 m high, seen in a clear- ing. A man of normal height was standing close to it. He wore dark clothes and a kind of cap. Miss Fin came within 30 m of the craft and stated the man was repairing it. Traces were found on the grass. (14; Carrouges 98) 154 Sep. 24, 1954 Almaseda, near Castelibranco (Portugal). Cesar Car- 1000 doso and three others saw two individuals, 2.5 m tall, dressed in shiny clothes, emerge from a landed craft and gather flowers, shrubs, and twigs in a shiny box, then take off. They seemed to be inviting the wit- nesses aboard, but their language was not understood. (Wilkins U 55, 245; 24) 155 Sep. 24, 1954 Farm Lachassagne, near Ussel (France). Mr. Cisterne, 2300 who was coming back with his tractor, saw a luminous object fly very low over him. Two other witnesses. (16;M 76) 156 Sep. 26, 1954 Chabeuil (France). Mrs. Leboeuf was suddenly con- 1430 fronted with a creature resembling "a child in a plastic bag, with eyes larger than human eyes." This creature entered a flat, circular machine, which took off toward the northeast with a soft whistling. Traces. Witnesses in state of shock. (17; Carrouges 116; Anatomy 70; Magonia) 157 Sep. 27, 1954 Foussignargues (France). At "Revety," people in a bus 0230 saw a reddish light coming down. Later Mr. and Mrs. Roche noticed an object on the ground, softly glow- ing, a short distance from their home, but were afraid to approach it. It remained there for several hours. It was described as "a sort of glowing tomato, with antennae on top." (18; M 84; Anatomy 71) 158 Sep. 27, 1954 Figeac (France). Children saw "a box" and "an un- 0840 known man" standing nearby. The object took off. (Personal) 159 Sep. 27, 1954 Perpignan (France). A college student saw a circular afternoon object on the ground. Two beings came out of it, then reentered the craft and left. Witness in a state of shock. (19;M 88) 160 Sep. 27, 1954 Premanon (France). Four children came out of their 2030 home as dog barked furiously. They found a large object on the ground and a small being they thought was a "ghost" in the yard. Raymond Romand, 12, threw stones at the intruder. (20; Challenge 170) 161 Sep. 28, 1954 Froncles (France). Mr. and Mrs. Alexis Lartillot and 2130 Georgette Mongot observed a large, bright object oscillate, then land. It changed color and was lost to sight behind some trees. (21; M 94) 162 Sep. 28, 1954 Bouzais (France). At "Le Grand Tertre" Mr. Mercier 2230 observed that someone had stolen grapes from his vineyard. He decided to stay late and catch the "rob- bers." He was amazed when he saw a luminous mass fall from the sky about 50 m away, and found himself "paralyzed" as three figures emerged from the light and moved about. He lost consciousness. When he came to his senses, everything had vanished. (22; M 97) 163 Sep. 28, 1954 Saint Nicolas de Redon (France). At "La Butte 2310 Rouge" two railroad engineers, Bernard and Potraux, who were bringing a locomotive from Nantes to Auray, saw a dark object take off with a purple glow and follow them for 15 sec before veering off. Po- traux had to see a doctor. (23; M 95; Anatomy 70) 164 Sep. 30, 1954 Dearborn (Michigan). While driving to work, Law- 0445 rence Cardenas, 41, a laundry employee, saw 15 strange men wearing dark green uniforms to his right. They had cylinders on their shoulders, tight-fitting skull caps with pointed peaks in front, and heavy goggles. They were of medium height, and a taller man seemed to be giving them instructions. About 80 m away was a craft 4 m high with colored lights flickering on and off. The witness did not wait. (Wilkins U 230) 165 Sep. 30, 1954 Marcilly-sur-Vienne (France). Georges Gatay and 1630 seven construction workers saw a disk at ground level, with a humanoid standing close by. Both vanished in a very strange manner. Physiological effects in all wit- nesses. (25; Magonia) 166 Sep. 30, 1954 Brest (France). At sea between Brest and Roven, dusk the crew of the tanker "Port Lyautey" observed an object touch the surface of the sea, then take off vertically and give off a red flame before being lost to view. (26) 167 Sep. 30, 1954 Grand-Couronne (France). Jean Andrieux, ferry 2200 operator, saw a large white sphere, with a smaller green sphere below, hang motionless above the Seine for 20 min. Two witnesses. It eventually flew away to the southwest. (27) 168 Sep. 30, 1954 Isle of Re (France). As he was returning home near 2200 La Flotte-en-Re, Celeste Simonutti saw a bright light and, fearing a fire, rushed to the scene. There he observed a luminous sphere 12 m in diameter hover- ing at 1 m altitude, turning red, blue, and taking off. Two other witnesses. (28) 169 Oct. 01, 1954 Dhubri (India). A woman reported to police she had seen a luminous disk leaving a long trail. It landed in a field, then took off again. (29; Challenge 132) 170 Oct. 01, 1954 Blanzy (France). Two bricklayers, Sebastiani and 1300 Buratto, approached a cigar-shaped object 3 m long, 80 cm wide, which took off from the ground with a whistling sound. The pointed section of the object was yellow, the rest brown. From the fore part, two appendages extended to the ground. (30) 171 Oct. 01, 1954 Bry (France). A man and his dog were "paralyzed" 1600 as a luminous white object dived toward them and climbed again. (Personal) 172 Oct. 01, 1954 Ressons-sur-Matz (France). Approximate date. A 1815 farmer saw a white craft in a field. Flattened grass was later found at the site. (Personal) 173 Oct. 01, 1954 Jussey (France). Two young men saw a luminous 1900 white disk moving in the sky. It dived to the ground and two men, described as being very tall and dressed in white, emerged from it and made gestures. The witnesses ran away in fear. (Personal) 174 Oct. 01, 1954 La Roulerie (France). Near Saint Jan d'Angely, two 2000 businessmen, Messrs. Estier and Phelippeau, who were driving back from Royan, saw a little man cross ing the road in front of their car. Having stopped, they saw the figure disappear into the woods. (28) 175 Oct. 01, 1954 Branges, near Louhans (France). Coming home at 2200 night, Gilbert Prudent saw a lighted object on the side of the road. It had a flat section and a sort of "mushroom" on top. As he approached it, the object became dark and took off vertically with a soft whistling sound. (Personal) 176 Oct. 01, 1954 Bergerac (France). Returning home, fireman Jean 2200 Dufix, 26, saw an oval light in the sky and thought it was a shooting star. Later he was alarmed when his yard seemed to be ablaze. Rushing out again, he saw a disk rise from the ground with a whistling sound. It flew off, became luminous again, and took off at fan- tastic speed. A neighbor, Jean Labonne, 61, saw the disk, 3 m in diameter, resting on three legs in the yard. (31) 177 Oct. 02, 1954 Levroux (France). At the Bourg du Cerisier, two women (Janiki and Lacotte) independently reported to police that a luminous disk about 3 m in diameter had flown very low over the village. (32) 178 Oct. 02, 1954 Jonches (France). Two creatures were seen on the ground, and two hours later a luminous red object was observed at the same spot, at very low altitude. (Quincy) 179 Oct. 02, 1954 Louhans (France). In the immediate vicinity of case 0230 175, Mr. Nicolas saw a craft with a dome on top, on the ground between the road and the railroad tracks. Through some openings a strong yellow light shone. (33;M 109) 180 Oct. 02, 1954 Croix d'Epine (France). A mechanic, Ernest Delat- 2000 tre, 19, was riding home on his motor scooter when an egg-shaped object, brilliantly illuminated, landed on the left side of the road 15 m away. He saw short, dark shapes "like potato bags" moving about the object. He sped up, saw the object, the size of a small bus, taking off while its color changed from orange to blue and then to grayish-blue. The witness fainted while telling his story. Two persons in neighboring villages independently reported observing the object. (Personal) 181 Oct. 02, 1954 Guebling (France). A disk emitting a weak green 2345 glow landed in a field. Witnesses: Messrs. Domant and Gilcher. (M 105) 182 Oct. 03, 1954 Bressuire (France). Angelo Girardo, 55, a stockyard dawn employee, was going to work when he saw a circular craft 3 m diameter and a small figure wearing a diving suit, standing close by. The object took off at a fan- tastic speed. (32; M 130) 183 Oct. 03, 1954 Vron (France). Between Rue and Quend on Road 1845 D27, Rene Coudette and B. Devoisin were riding bicycles with a third witness when they saw an orange object, shaped like a honeycomb, on the road ahead of them. A strange "man" wearing a diving suit was standing close to it. When they got within 70 m of it, the object took off very fast. (3Z; M 118) 184 Oct. 03, 1954 Chereng (France). The crowd at a fair saw a luminous 1920 object arrive very fast in the sky, stop in flight, emit sparks, and come down to ground level. As witnesses rushed to the spot, it took off again. (M 113) 185 Oct. 03, 1954 Quend (France). Less than 3 hrs after case 183, an 2110 orange object chased a car for 8 km, then flew away toward the sea. Witness: Georges Galant, a butcher. (35; M 116) 186 Oct. 03, 1954 Ronsenac (France). A circular craft was seen by Jean 1245 Allary between Montmoreau and Villebois-Lavalette. It seemed to be gliding on the ground. It showed luminous spots and became completely illuminated when it took off. It was about 1.20 m high. Grass was found flattened and scorched over an area 7 m across. (36; M 130) 187 Oct. 03, 1954 Benet (France). Near La Rochelle. Mr. and Mrs. 1300 Guillemoteau saw an object, 2.5 m high, 5 m diam- eter, hover for several minutes 1 m above ground, then rise vertically. Oily marks were found at the spot. (34; M 131 ) 188 Oct. 04, 1954 Limoges (France). An object was said to have landed in the yard of Mr. Montagne, a railroad employee. (35) 189 Oct. 04, 1954 Lezignan (France). Andre Garcia and Andre Darzais were driving a truck betwem Lagrasse and Villemagne when they saw a luminous object coming slowly to the ground. It measured about 10 m diameter and took off with a burst of light. (35) 190 Oct. 04, 1954 Chaleix (France). A farmer, Mr. Garreau, saw an object the size of a carriage land in his field. Two men of normal height emerged through a sliding door. They wore khaki overalls and were of European type. They shook hands with the witness and said some- thing like: "Paris? Nord?" (According to another version they spoke indistinct words.) They gave a pat on the back to Mr. Garreau's dog and took off at an amazing speed. (37; Magonia) 191 Oct. 04, 1954 Tregon (France). Several people noticed an object evening hovering near a hilltop. They drove to the site, but it flew away. What seems to be the same object was seen at Megrit, 25 km to the southwest, hovering over a farm. It was described as metallic, flat, emitting light (38;M 139) 192 Oct. 04, 1954 Montceau-les-Mines (France). At Les Chavannes, 1830 about 20 people, among them Remy Gaudicourt of Sanvignes, saw a circular, luminous object rise from the vicinity of the railroad tracks. It took off vertically. (M 138) 193 Oct. 04, 1954 Villers-le-Tilleul (France). Ten-year-old Bertiaux saw 1840 an object "like a tent" and an unknown man near it. (Personal) 194 Oct. 04, 1954 Poncey-sur-Lignon (France). Mrs. Fourneret, a house- 2000 wife, ran away as an orange, circular object 3 m in diameter swung in mid-air and landed near her farm. When Messrs. Girardot and Vincent arrived with rifles, they found that the earth had been "sucked up" over a quadrilateral area. Francois Bouiller con- firmed he had seen a luminous object in flight. Ex- tensive investigation by French Air Force and police. (37; M 134; Anatomy 71) 195 Oct. 05, 1954 Roverbello (Italy). A fisherman met with a red-clad being who spoke an unknown language. No details. (Quincy) 196 Oct. 05, 1954 Loctudy (France). A baker, P. Lucas, was draining 0400 water from a well when he noticed an object some distance away. It was circular, about 3 m diameter. From it emerged a dwarf with an oval face covered with hair and eyes "as large as raven eggs" who touched him on the shoulder and spoke to him in an unknown language. The dwarf went away, and the object took off. (34) 197 Oct. 05, 1954 Le Mans (France). East of Le Mans on Route N23, 0630 Renault employees were going to work when they saw near the road a luminous object on the ground and felt "pricklings and a sort of paralysis." The ob- ject emitted a burst of green light and flew away very low over the fields. (42; Vuillequez; M 143) 198 Oct. 05, 1954 Mertrud (France). A roadmender, Mr. Narcy, saw an 0715 object near the road between Voillecomte and La Neuville. In a report to police, he stated he saw a hairy dwarf wearing an orange tight-fitting jacket climb aboard the craft, which consisted of a cigar- shaped section under a flat disk. Between the two sections was a kind of porthole through which the entity entered the object. Traces were found at the spot. (38, 39) 199 Oct. 05, 1954 Beaumont (France). Ten km from here, several per- 1545 sons saw an object coming toward them and getting brighter. When it was about 150 m away, they felt "a strange sensation" and found themselves unable to move. The object left a smell compared to that of nitrobenzine. (34; Challenge 53) 200 Oct. 06, 1954 Monchamps (France). Mr. and Mrs. Laroche, from Paris, saw a fiery sphere landing near Chantonnay. (40) 201 Oct. 06, 1954 La Fere (France). Near the military barracks, soldiers 2130 saw a strange object on the ground 300 m away. As one of them approached the torpedo-shaped object, which was about 80 cm high, he found himself paralyzed. (Personal) 202 Oct. 06, 1954 Villers-le-Lac (France). Two women (Mrs. Salabrino 2230 and her daughter) saw a whitish light in the western sky. It seemed slowly to come toward the ground, and was later seen between the railroad station and the bridge 100 m away from their house. When it moved, a very bright light was visible under its dark mass. It gave off a flow of sparks and rose, hovered for a moment and flew away rapidly. (M 138) 203 Oct. 07, 1954 Hennezis (France). The two Lanssellin children wit- nessed the landing of a luminous, red object shaped like a half-egg, and saw two occupants who looked like normal men. (M 145) 204 Oct. 07, 1954 Plozevet (France). The crew of several fishing boats early saw a luminous, orange-colored object over the coast, apparently surrounded by dense smoke. Villagers saw the same object and stated independently that it came within 10 m of the ground, then flew away to the southeast. (41; M 140) 205 Oct. 07, 1954 Beruges (France). A farmer, Mr. Thebault, saw a 0400 luminous object, 2 or 3 m in diameter, emitting a beam of light which swept the countryside. (41; M 142) 206 Oct. 07, 1954 Jettingen (France). A railroad employee, Rene Ott, dawn saw a mushroom-shaped object 3 m in diameter, in a field 3 m away from Route N16 and 1 m above ground. A luminous rectangle, like a door, was seen on the side. It took off and flew about 5 m above the witness, following him to the next village. (41; M 143) 207 Oct. 07, 1954 0620 Saint-Jean-d'Asse (France). On Route N138, a truck- driver, Mr. Tremblay, saw an intense, blue light com- ing toward him. The object producing it was cigar- shaped, red and blue. Engine and headlights died. (41;M 143) 208 Oct. 07, 1954 Monteux (France). R. Margaillan saw an object that 1430 had landed in a field. It was hemispherical, about 2.5 m in diameter. The witness gasped for air and felt "paralyzed." (M 145; Magonia) 209 Oct. 07, 1954 St. Etienne-sous-Barbuise (France). Marcel Guyot 1930 was coming from work near this village, and his son Jacques followed the same road 10 min later. Both saw, at a railroad crossing, three objects on the ground that gave a bright white light. One was circular, the others cigar-shaped. (42; M 146) 210 Oct. 07, 1954 Bompas (France). Mr. Sebelli saw an object land in 2400 the village. He called his neighbors, and they observed the departure of the craft. (43; M 146) 211 Oct. 08, 1954 Teheran (Iran). Ghaseme Fili, of Amireah Street, 0230 was on the second floor of his house when he saw a luminous, white flying object stop in mid-air 2O m away. lights were shining from the rear and the sides of the craft, inside which could be seen a small man dressed in black, wearing a mask with a trunk like an elephant. "I was standing with both hands on the bar of my balcony, looking with astonishment at this strange object, when I suddenly felt as though I were being drawn up toward the object by a magnet." Mr. Fili cried out in terror and woke up his neighbors. The object shot straight up, emitting sparks, and it was lost to sight almost immediately. ( 52, 58) 212 Oct. 08, 1954 Calais, (France). On the road to Boulogne a bluish 2115 object, clearly seen with a dome on top, dived toward the ground, became white and went away. (44, 45;M 154) 213 Oct. 09, 1954 Huy (Belgium). A mailman saw a cigar-shaped object land. Twn silhouettes "approximately human" were seen aboard. (45; M 154) 214 Oct. 09, 1954 Montaren (France). Between Montaren and Ser- viers, 1 km from "Le Mas Blanc," Dr. Fabre, Mr. Court, and six others saw an orange oval object oscil- lating in mid-air. It was very bright and "fiery," and it came very low. (Personal) 215 Oct. 09, 1954 Dreux (France). People out hunting saw a luminous sphere take off and fly toward the southwest. (Quincy; M 153) 216 Oct. 09, 1954 Soubran (France). Several local people saw a lumi- nous, spherical object land in a pasture. (46; M 154) 217 Oct. 09, 1954 Rinkerode (Germany). Willi Hoge, a projectionist, evening saw four occupants of an object that had come to ground level 70 m from the road. He was returning home when he observed a blue light and thought an airplane had made an emergency landing. The object was cigar-shaped, and four men wearing rubber coveralls were working under it. They were about 1.2 m tall and had very large chests and oversized heads; their legs were short and thin. (47) 218 Oct. 09, 1954 Beauvain (France). Near the Landeforet pool, Chris- evening tain Carette saw for 10 sec a fiery sphere flying at treetop level. Diameter: 4 m. Protuberance on top. (48;M 152) 219 Oct. 09, 1954 Carcassonne (France). As he was driving near Car- 1600 cassonne, Jean Bertrand saw a bright, metallic sphere on the road ahead. The top half seemed to be made of transparent plastic, and two humanlike figures were standing inside. It took off rapidly, flying east. (48; M 145) 220 Oct. 09, 1954 Pournoy-la-Chetive (France). Four children-Gilbert 1830 Calda, 12; Daniel Hirsch, 9; J. P. Hirsch, 5; and Rob- ed Maguin 16-were roller-skating when they saw a luminous object near the cemetery. It was round, about 2.5 m in diameter, standing on three legs. A dwarf, about 1.2 m tall, dressed in black, having a face covered with hair and large eyes, came out and shone a blinding light at them, and said something in an unknown language. The children ran away, but looked back in time to see the object flying away high in the sky. (49; M 154; Magonia) 221 Oct. 09, 1954 Lavoux (France). Mr. Barrault was riding his bicycle 1900 when he suddenly saw a figure in a diving suit aiming a double beam of light at him. The individual had boots without heels and very bright eyes, walked on the road for one minute and went into the forest. The witness was "paralyzed" throughout the incident. The entity had a hairy chest and two lights, one above the other, in front of him. (45, 48; M 153; Magonia) 222 Oct. 09, 1954 Briatexte (France). On Route N631 at "La Caiffe," 2030 a technician, J. P. Mitto, was coming back from Toulouse with two other persons when they saw two small figures, the height of 11-year-old children, cross the road about 5 m in front of the car and jump into a pasture. Stopping immediately, the witnesess saw a large convex disk take off vertically. It was about 6 m in diameter, orange in color and was literally "sucked up" into the sky. Brown oily spots were found at the site. (43, 50) 223 Oct. 09, 1954 Beirut (Lebanon). The local representative of a 2215 German firm, Max Favell, saw an object give off a white light and land. It took off vertically, with a spinning motion, and was lost to sight. (51) 224 Oct. 10, 1954 Mahallat (Persia). Approximate date. Many farmers observed the landing of a "marvelous luminous ob- ject," hemispherical in shape, emitting multicolored beams. The central part appeared to be metallic. The object shot straight up suddenly and vanished while the crowd watched. (Creighton; 52) 225 Oct. 10, 1954 Epoisses (France). Between Epoisses and Toutry, Daniel Grapin and Francois Bolatre, topographers saw a luminous sphere 3.5 m diameter on the ground near Route N454. (Quincy) 226 Oct. 10, 1954 Quarouble (France). Second landing here, seen by Marius Dewilde (cf. Case 144) and his 4-year-old son. A disk, 6 m diameter, about 1 m high, landed again on the tracks. Seven little men emerged and spoke in an unknown language. The craft then vanished with- out noise or smoke. Traces larger than the first, and symmetrical, were observed. Dewilde refused to re- port the case. (Personal; Magonia) 227 Oct. 10, 1954 Charmes-la-Cote (France). Roger Thiriet, jailer in 0630 Ecouvres detention center, was riding his motorcycle when he suddenly saw an aluminum colored object shaped like a plate, with a dome and two portholes. It was about 2 m in diameter and 1 m high. It took off immediately. (54) 228 Oct. 10, 1954 Saint-Germain-de-Livet (France). A math professor, 1400 Mr. Bon, observed a silvery disk about 7 m in diam- eter rise silently from a point about 250 m to the side of the road. Spinning, it dived to the ground from an altitude of about 800 m, then flew off horizontally at a dizzying speed. (55, 57) 229 Oct. 10, 1954 Saillat-sur-Vienne (France). Roger Gayout and fam- nightfall ily saw a very bright object come very close to the ground. (56; M 162) 230 Oct. 11, 1954 Doncourt-Village (France). Farmers awakened by a 0130 whistling sound saw a flat object land near the woods. It soon rose very fast, vertically, and flew away. The ground was found calcined. Samples were taken by police officials for analysis. (56) 231 Oct. 11, 1954 Acquigny (France). Two men riding motorcycles saw 0300 a bell-shaped craft about 2.5 m high, hovered 1 m above the Evreux-Louviers railroad line. The lower part was ringlike, and the object gave off reddish and greenish sparks. A burst of orange light was seen as it jumped about 10 m high, then it remained motion- less for about 1 hr, during which time a third witness joined the first two. It ultimately turned brighter and flew away toward the east. (55; M 162) 232 Oct. 11, 1954 Fonfrede, near Chambon Feugerolles (France). Bap- 0415 tiste Jourdy, who was making the daily collection of milk, was suddenly stopped as the engine and head- lights of his truck died. He got out and saw a light above him. After it crossed the road, the headlights came on again and he was able to restart his truck. (57) 233 Oct. 11, 1954 Lacanche (France). Mr. Labonde was driving at the 0420 intersection of D14 and D104 when he was followed by a sort of luminous globe surrounded with a reddish glow, about 2 m in size. It stayed within 25 m of the car. (58; M 158) 234 Oct. 11, 1954 Sassier, near La Carie (France). Messrs. Gallois and 0430 Vigneron who were driving from Clamecy to Cor- bigny felt an "electric shock" as the car headlights died. They then saw a craft in a pasture 50 m away. It was cylindrical, fairly thick, and three dwarfs were standing close by. No light was seen, except a small, reddish point. Both witnesses were "paralyzed" until the craft left. A third witness, Mr. Chaumeau, had seen a lighted object fly over the woods at La Carie. (57; M 158) 235 Oct. 11, 1954 Heimersdorf (France). Anny Pracht, her sister Rose- dawn lyne, and two other persons saw a luminous object on the ground. It became fiery red in color and flew away when they came near. (56; M 162) 236 Oct. 11, 1954 Bauquay (France). A large red object was seen flying dawn very fast at treetop level while cattle panicked. Three witnesses. (Quincy; M 162) 237 Oct. 11, 1954 Lavarande (Algeria). A large disk flying very low over 0500 a road scared two truck drivers, Messrs. Gaston Breau and Amoura, who stopped their gasoline truck and ran away into the fields while the object flew on to- ward Medea in silence. (59) 238 Oct. 11, 1954 Taupignac (France). Three men driving near Tau- 1930 pignac got out of their car to observe an intense red sphere in the sky. Then they discovered a round ma- chine with a dome, 6 m diameter, giving off a yellow- red light, 200 m away at 10 m altitude. It was motion- less and silent. It suddenly moved horizontally for a short distance and landed behind a woods. Two witnesses went closer and saw four dwarfs, 1 m tall, who seemed busy with the machine. The creatures rushed inside when the witnesses arrived within 15 m. The witnesses wae blinded by a sudden burst of light, blue, then orange, then red, and the object took off vertically at fantastic speed. (Personal) 239 Oct. 11, 1954 Birac (France). Four persons, among them Julia 2150 Juste, Maria Barbeau, and Marion Le Tanneur, of Jarnac, saw two luminous spheres flying in the same direction. Having stopped and maneuvered in mid- air, the larger one took on a deep red color, turned to an intense white light with a red aura, and both landed. Witnesses did not wait. (Quincy; M 160) 240 Oct. 11, 1954 Montbazens (France). A round craft, 4 m diameter, 2200 landed in a pasture. It gave off a powerful red light, took off with a formidable acceleration when wit- nesses (garage owner Mr. Carriere and son; Mr. Gardelle, farmer; Mr. Ginestre, shoemaker; and two others) came close to it. Mr. Gardelle felt "an electric shock." (60, 61; M 162) 241 Oct. 12, 1954 Mamora Forest (Morocco). A French engineer driv- afternoon ing to Port Lyautey saw a dwarf about 1.2 m in height enter an object which soon took off. The little man was wearing silver coveralls. (62) 242 Oct. 12, 1954 Orchamps (France). A farmer, Mr. Beuc, saw a small 2100 pilot enter an object. It glided over the road for 30 m, then rose rapidly. (M 167; Carrouges 98) 243 Oct. 12, 1954 Montlucon (France). A railroad employee, Mr. evening Laugere, saw a torpedo-shaped, metallic craft on the ground near a gas-oil tank. An individual covered with hair was standing nearby, emitting sounds that were not understood. The witness went to get his friends, but the thing disappeared in the meantime. (63; M 167) 244 Oct. 12, 1954 Leguevin (France). Jan Marty, 42, mechanic, was 2230 in his shop when he saw a luminous disk about 6.5 m diameter and 2.5 m thick, land. He tried to approach it, but the craft rose vertically and silently at an amaz- ing speed. (62, 63) 245 Oct. 12, 1954 Sainte-Marie d'Herblay (France). Gilbert Lelay, 13, 2230 saw a phosphorescent cigar in a pasture and a man near it, wearing a gray suit, boots, and a gray hat. He held a flashing sphere and told Gilbert in French not to touch it. He went back inside the craft, which flew in loops and vanished. (Carrouges 103; Magonia) 246 Oct. 12, 1954 Dompierre-les-Tilleuls (France). A businessman, Mr. Vielle, was on Route N471 between Frasnes and Pontarlier when he saw a circular flying craft, which gave off a yellowish and a purple light. Losing altitude, the craft came very close to the ground, changed its course to southwest, and rose again in the sky. (Quincy; M 167) 247 Oct. 12, 1954 Vielmur (France). Roger Ramond, a nightwatch- 2330 man saw a great light and noticed an oval object which landed 300 m away. It looked like a fiery- orange ball, illuminated the vinyard for nearly 3 hrs, then assumed a vertical position, rose slowly, hovered 30 m above ground for a few seconds, and took off at fantastic speed. (64; M 168) 248 Oct. 13, 1954 Crocq (France). At Donjon de Montlaur, five per- 1930 sons, among them J. Dubois, saw a round craft maneuver, give off a blinding light. It had some open- ings or portholes, and seemed to land far from them. (Personal) 249 Oct. 13, 1954 Bourrasole (France). Messrs. Olivier and Perano and 1935 a third man saw a reddish disk about 4 m diameter with a small being close by, about 1.2 rn tall, wearing a diving suit: "His head was large with respect to the rest of the body and he had two enormous eyes. The suit was bright and shiny like glass." The craft was surrounded by a sort of misty glow. One of the men came within 2O m of it and found himself paralyzed. The craft took off, throwing him to the ground, and rose very fast. (62, 63) 250 Oct. 14, 1954 Saint-Ambroix (France). Several witnesses saw seven small beings flee into a phosphorescent object when they were approached. It took off immediately. It is claimed that "unknown seeds" were found at the site. (62) 251 Oct. 14, 1954 Shamsabad (Iran). A man coming out of his house 0630 saw a luminous object resembling a bright star. Com- ing near, he observed it was an object 5 m long, near which a "short young man" was standing on a circular piece of metal, laughing at the witness's terrified ex- pression. The witness was 20 m away when the craft took off at unbelievable speed. (52) 252 Oct. 14, 1954 Lewarde (France). In Erchin Wood, Casimir Starov- 1530 ski, a miner, met a strange being of small height and bulky figure with large slanted eyes. Its body was cov- ered with fur. (Anatomy 143; Magonia) 253 Oct. 14, 1954 Biot (France). A municipal employee, Jose Casella, 1815 was riding home when he suddenly found in front of him on the road an oval-shaped aluminum object about 5.5 m in diameter, 1 m high. As he applied the brakes, the object took off at very high speed. Sev- eral persons confirmed the sighting. The disk was gray, supported a dome, and emitted a soft whistle. It took off when Casella was only 6 m away. (65) 254 Oct. 14, 1954 Angles (France). A farmer saw a bright object, which nightfall came almost to the ground. When he tried to ap- proach it the object produced an intense "screen of light" and vanished without a noise. Several persons in Angles observed the scene. (62) 255 Oct. 14, 1954 Meral (France). A farmer observed an orange sphere nightfall land and went near it. He found it was shaped like a flattened dome, 5.5 m in diameter, and gave off a blinding light, which illuminated the countryside for about 200 m. It was transparent, and a dark figure could be seen inside. After remaining at ground level for 10 min it flew north, while a bright cloud slowly fell to the ground at the site. When the witness ar- rived home he found his clothes covered with a white film of adhesive substance, not unlike paraffin wax. (62; M 174) 256 Oct. 14, 1954 Saint-Germain-du-Bois (France). Mr. Lonjarret ob- nightfall served a luminous orange object on the ground near a corn field. (Quincy; M 175) 257 Oct. 14, 1954 Chazey Wood (France). South of Gueugnon, Messrs. 1930 Jeannet and Garnier saw a reddish fireball fly low over their car as their engine and headlights died. (M 175) Anatomy 130) 258 Oct. 14, 1954 Chazey Wood (France). Andre Cognard, coming nightfall from Gueugnon, was blinded by a light as a disk- shaped object flew low over his car. (Anatomy 130) 259 Oct. 14, 1954 Saint-Romain (France). Mr. B. saw a circular craft nightfall shaped like an upside-down plate. At the same time, the engine on his motorcycle stalled. In the same area an engineer saw a luminous object coming down rapidly. (Anatomy 130) 260 Oct. 14, 1954 Thieulloy-la-Ville (France). On the road between 2010 Thieulloy-la-Ville and Beauvais, Mr. Covemacker saw an object fly over his car as the headlights died. It went on toward the north, seemingly following a train. (Personal) 261 Oct. 15, 1954 Perpignan (France). Near the swimming pool in Saint-Assiscle, Damien Figueres, 56, was walking with his dogs when a reddish, luminous sphere landed 30 m away and an individual in a diving suit walked around it. The dogs barked at him. He boarded the machine, and it flew away in silence. (65; Carrouges 120) 262 Oct. 15, 1954 Boaria (Italy). A farmer leading cows to a pond sud- denly saw an object fly over his house. The cows panicked and ran away, throwing a girl to the ground, while the object emitted a burst of light. The witness ran to the house and fainted; three other persons saw the craft depart. Dark, surrounded by short blue and yellow flames, the object was egg-shaped, flew 15 m above the ground, and emitted intense heat. The little pond was found desiccated, and haystacks caught fire as it flew over, while the cattle suffered burns. (67; Plantier 104) 263 Oct. 15, 1954 Saint-Pierre-Halte (France). A baker saw a brilliant 0340 yellow craft descend rapidly and land on the railroad tracks. It was shaped like a mushroom, about 4 m diameter, 2 m high. (62; M 180) 264 Oct. 15, 1954 Luino (Italy). An ovoid object made a pass over a 1300 range of trees; two caught fire. (83) 265 Oct. 15, 1954 Po-di-Gnocca (Italy). Farmers saw a disk-shaped afternoon object land, then take off vertically. At the site was found a deep crater about 6 m in diameter. Poplar trees were partially burned. Official investigation. (65; M 181) 266 Oct. 15, 1954 Nimes-Courbessac Airfield (France). A yellow, cigar- 1950 shaped object with brilliant portholes, 30 m long, 6 m diameter, was seen on the ground. Figures with hel- mets covering the head could be seen inside. A sort of haze was observed at both ends of the craft. (Quincy) 267 Oct. 15, 1954 Southend (Great Britain). Pat Hennessey ran away night when she saw an object land on the road near Chalk- well Park. It had vanished silently when she looked back. (M 182; Humanoids 4; FSR 62, 12) 268 Oct. 15, 1954 Isbergues (France). A steelworker observed a lumi- night nous sphere land in the countryside; it then emitted lights of various colors. (54, 68; M 181) 269 Oct. 15, 1954 Fouesnant (France). Truck driver Rene Le Viol saw night a flat craft, shaped like an inverted plate, fly very low toward the sea. A second disk followed shortly after- ward. Both emitted a red glow. (69; M 182) 270 Oct. 16, 1954 Quasso (Italy). Two objects were seen, one of which made a pass at treetop level. It top-shaped, and a small, gesticulating human figure was seen under it. The witness was a bus driver, Mr. De Rossi. (84) 271 Oct. 16, 1954 Thin le Moutiers (France). Approximate date. An object landed about 30 m away from a woman, who fainted. The witness suffered from a skin disease fol- lowing the incident. (Challenge 53) 272 Oct. 16, 1954 Cier-de-Riviere (France). Guy Puyfourcat, 22, who was coming back from the fields, leading a mare by the bridle, was surprised when the animal became restless. Rising from the side of the road, a gray object about 1.5 m in diameter flew over them. The mare rose about 3 m in the air, and the witness had to re- lease the bridle. Then the animal fell like a mass and for 10 min was unable to move. At last, it rose and attempted to walk, but it was still trembling and stumbling with fear. The object had long since flown away at high speed. The witness himself had felt absolutely nothing. (Personal) 273 Oct. 16, 1954 Mazaye (France). Mr. Bachelard was driving a light 1730 truck on road D52-E between Chanat and Couhay when suddenly the engine seemed to slow down and he felt "paralyzed." He then saw in a field near the road a brown object about 10 m long, 2.5 m high. Silent, it gave off no light and showed no opening. (70;M 198) 274 Oct. 16, 1954 Baillolet (France). Dr. Robert, while driving through nightfall this village, saw four objects, at about 300 m altitude, flying slowly in echelon formation. Suddenly one of them dropped to the ground with a dead-leaf motion, 100 m away. The witness felt an electric shock as engine and headlights died, and the car stopped when the object touched the ground. Incapable of moving, Dr. Robert saw a figure about 1.2 m tall moving in the light of the object, then all went dark. Some time later the headlights resumed operation by themselves, and Dr. Robert saw the craft take off toward the north. (71; M 185) 275 Oct. 16, 1954 Dompierre (France). Messrs. Deschamp and Laclotre 2145 saw a craft, about 20 m diameter, 2 m high, come within 4 m of the ground for 3 or 4 min. It gave off a yellowish light and a glow extended for 4 m around. (Personal) 276 Oct. 16, 1954 Siena (Italy). Several people saw a landed object in a 2400 meadow. It appeared phosphorescent and of large size. It took off very suddenly. (83) 277 Oct. 17, 1954 Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer (France). Leon B., a city council member, saw a circular, orange craft take off from the ground. (Quincy) 278 Oct. 17, 1954 O Alvito (Portugal). A hunter, Manuel Madeira, saw an object, which flew away as he approached it, rose in the sky, and was lost to sight. (Personal) 279 Oct. 17, 1954 Cabasson (France). A 65-year-old man was hunting 2030 with his dog, near the junction of the Brillance Canal and the Durance River, when he saw a gray object, about 4 m long and 1 m high on the ground and 40 m away. It showed a dome from which two helmeted figures emerged. The witness fled, but his dog started toward the object. The dog soon retreated, walking awkwardly as if partialIy paralyzed. (Personal) 280 Oct. 17, 1954 Varigney (France). Several witnesses, among them 2030 Mr. Beuclair a policeman, saw a bright red dome- shaped object descend to ground level 20 m away. The underside showed red and white lights. (M 188) 281 Oct. 17, 1954 Cape Massulo (Italy). On Capri, an artist Raffael night Castelle, saw a disk 5 m in diameter land on the property of Curzio Malaparte. Upon approaching it, he discovered it was not a helicopter and saw four dwarfs wearing coveralIs emerge from it. After 30 min the craft made a soft whirring sound and rose vertically, leaving blue sparks. (72) 282 Oct. 18, 1954 Cisternes-la-Foret (France). J. Augard and J. Chan- zotte saw an oval object with a dome, emitting a bright white light, resting in a field. When they ap- proached it, the object rose vertically, leaving a red- dish trail, and flew to the northeast. (70; M 198) 283 Oct. 18, 1954 Pont l'Abbe d'Arnoult (France). Mr. Meunier, a construction supervisor, was terrified by a strange craft, which rose vertically from the ground. He said he had never been so afraid, even during the war. (73; M 196) 284 Oct. 18, 1954 Fontenay-Torcy (France). Mr. and Mrs. Lherminier 2040 saw a cigar-shaped red object dive toward them with a reddish trail and land near the road. Upon reaching the top of the hill, they were confronted with a bulky human figure, about 1 m tall. The creature wore a helmet and his eyes were glowing with an orange light. One witness fainted on the spot. Four others saw the object in flight from separate locations. The countryside was illuminated over 2 or 3 km. (Per- sonal; Magonia) 285 Oct. 18, 1954 Royan (France). Mr. and Mrs. Labassiere and other 2100 witnesses saw two disks in the sky, one orange and the other red, with a sort of luminous "bridge" be- tween them. They landed, and one dwarf came out of each craft and went into the other without any sign. After this exchange of pilots both objects flew away with a tremendous flash. (74) 286 Oct. 18, 1954 Saint-Point Lake (France). Miss Bourriot saw a bright 2245 red light on Route N437 near the old factory. Near it were three beings: two, dwarfs, crossed the road ahead of her; the third was a man of medium size. The craft took off, flying over the lake at high speed. (Quincy; M 197; LDLN 97; Magonia) 287 Oct. 19, 1954 Livorno (Italy). Bruno Senesi saw two shining ob- jects emitting smoke land in a field. Out of them came small, red, monstrous beings who chased him. In a state of great excitement Senesi was brought to a hospital, where he tried to hide under a bed, scream- ing and trembling in terror. (85) 288 Oct. 19, 1954 Gorizia (Italy). Filippo Corridoni saw a half-empty 1920 balloon at ground level near the Isonzo River. Near it, a disk 10 m in diameter was resting on a strange frame. The upper part was white with a black dome- like turret, around which was a series of portholes, some illuminated with a very bright, bluish-white light, which suddenly went out as the object took off spinning and rising vertically, pulling the balloon with it. (86) 289 Oct. 19, 1954 Fabriano (Italy). Two men saw a disk-shaped object, 2230 6 m diameter, hovering and emitting small violet flashes. On top of it was a very high antenna. Two small robotlike beings, 1.2 m tall, descended from it on a long ladder. Their eyes were "sharp" and dark red. They said something that sounded like "Dbano da skigyay o dbano," went back aboard their craft, and flew away. (87) 290 Oct. 20, 1954 Issenheim (France). Lucien Fisch saw an object land near Route N83. It was luminous. (Quincy; 75) 291 Oct. 20, 1954 Raon-l'Etage (France). Forty-year-old Lazlo Ujvari 0230 was suddenly confronted by a man wearing a jacket, boots, and cloth headgear (like a pilot's) who pointed a gun at him and said something he could not under- stand. When Ujvari spoke to him in Russian, the man answered in the same language, asked whether he was in Spain or Italy, and how far he was from Germany. When he asked the time, Ujvari said: "2:30." The man took his watch and said "You lie; it's 4:00." Then he wanted to know how far and in what direction Marseilles was. He made Ujvari walk on the road with him, and they came close to a gray craft with an antenna on top. When he was about 200 m away, he heard a soft whistling sound and saw it fly straight up, then take an oblique trajectory. (Carrouges 99; Magonia) 292 Oct. 20, 1954 Lusigny Forest (France). Roger Reveille saw an oval object, 6 m long, at treetop level, and felt intense heat from it. It took off vertically at great speed. In- side the woods, the heat had become intolerable and a cloud of dense smoke was forming under the rain. After 15 min the witness was able to approach the site, and he found the trees, grass, and ground per- fectly dry. (Quincy; M 204) 293 Oct. 20, 1954 Saint-Valery (France). Several unknown objects maneuvered for 2 hrs near this village. One of them was very brilliant and landed in a pasture. Two others were seen near the cliff in Mers, and seemed to be in communication by means of light signals with objects in another group. (75) 294 Oct. 20, 1954 Turquenstein (France). Mr. Schoubrenner, 25, a 1830 truck driver, saw a bright light in the distance and soon found his road blocked by a strange object. The engine died, and he felt paralyzed: "My hands were as though glued to the wheel." The craft looked like an inverted cone, the lower part phosphorescent, the middle dull, the top luminous with a yellow or orange point. (76; M 204) 295 Oct. 20, 1954 Panavicino d'Erba (Italy). Renzo Pugina, 37, bad night just put his car in the garage when he saw a strange being covered with a "scaly" luminous suit, about 1.3 m tall, standing near a tree. The creature aimed the beam from a sort of flashlight at him, and he felt paralyzed, until a motion he made when clenching his fist on the garage keys seemed to free him. He attacked the intruder, who rose and fled with a soft whirring sound. An oily spot was found at the site. (77;Magonia) 296 Oct. 21, 1954 Pons (France). An egg-shaped object, about 5.5 m diameter, hovered and landed near the road. Two dwarfs, about 1.25 m tall, emerged from it, and went back inside almost immediately. The craft took off vertically leaving a red trail. (78) 297 Oct. 21, 1954 Melito (Italy). A young man walking in a field heard a rustling noise and saw a strange craft land nearby. Getting closer to investigate, he saw a pilot with a diving suit coming out of the craft, which emitted bronze-green rays of light, flooding the whole country- side. The witness was paralyzed. A dog barking about 100 m away caused the rapid escape of the pilot into the craft, which took off. (88) 298 Oct. 21, 1954 Ranton (Great Britain). Near Shrewsbury, Jennie 1645 Roestenberg and her two children observed a disk- shaped, aluminum object hovering above the house. Through two transparent panels they saw two men with white skin, long hair to their shoulders, and very high foreheads. They wore transparent helmets and turquoise-blue clothing, resembling ski suits. The ob- ject hovered at a tilted angle while the two occupants looked at the scene "sternly, not in an unkind fashion, but almost sadly, compassionately." (Humanoids 4) 299 Oct. 21, 1954 Criteuil-la-Madeleine (France). The car driven by a 2000 bricklayer, Mr. Fillonnau, stoped as a large ball of fire flew near it. A violent air displacement was felt. "The battery was dead and the headlights were burned out." Thorough police investigation failed to identify the cause of the phenomenon. (79) 300 Oct. 21, 1954 Pouzou (France). Between Serifere and Paille, a man 2130 from Cherbonnieres suddenly felt painful pricklings similar to electric shocks and his 4-year-old child started crying. They felt increasing pain as the car went on, and suddenly the engine died and the lights went off. They were blinded by a strong red light, which turned orange. It came from an object hover- ing above the road, and everything returned to normal when it went away. (80; M 341 ) 301 Oct. 23, 1954 Saint-Hilaire-des-Loges (France). Mrs. Boeuf was coming out of her farmhouse when she saw a lumi- nous disk in the sky and alled her family. When everyone saw the object come closer, they locked all doors and spent a sleepless night. They did not ob- serve the object's departure. (81) 302 Oct. 23, 1954 San Giovanni Vesuviano (Italy). Two persons in a 0100 car saw an object resting by fhe side of the road. They stopped and walked toward the craft, 2 m diameter, which suddenly changed its clear light into a red glow and took off. (89) 303 Oct. 23, 1954 Tripoli (Libya). A farmer saw a flying craft descend 0300 to ground level about 50 m away, with a sound like that of a compressor. It was an egg-shaped machine with six wheels and complex machinery. The top half was transparent, flooded with bright white light. Aboard were six men in yellowish coveralls, having human faces and masks. When he touched part of the craft, the witness felt a strong electric shock. One of the occupants motioned for him to stay away. For the next 2O min, the witness was able to observe the six men, apparently busy with instruments. Reliable investigations were made. (Personal; Magonia) 304 Oct. 24, 1954 Ain-el-Turck (Algeria). A small man with strange glowing eyes was seen on the Mediterranean shore. (Quincy) 305 Oct. 24, 1954 Les Egots (France). Near Sainte Catherine, a child 1730 saw a man emerge from a strange craft. He was "dressed in red, his clothes looked like iron. He walked with his legs stiff, had long hair and a hairy face. His eyes were large, like those of the cows." (Personal) 306 Oct. 24, 1954 Biozat (France). Between Biozat and Effiat, on the 2100 road from Clermont to Vichy, the engine of a motor scooter died as an egg-shaped object took off from the side of the road and rose without noise, leaving a bright trail behind. (Personal) 307 Oct. 25, 1954 Plemet (France). Approximate date. A. Treussard and a friend were almost blinded by a luminous disk, which landed in a pasture. (Personal) 308 Oct. 25, 1954 Northern Italy (exact place unknown). Ulderico 0600 Cardinali saw a disk-shaped craft among the reeds of a swamp. It was 2 m in diameter, and near it was a small being, 1.40 m tall, clad in yellowish-brown coveralls. This creature went inside the machine, which took off at very high speed, touching the tops of the reeds. (90) 309 Oct. 25, 1954 Arraye-et-Han (France). G. Mahou, municipal mun- 1830 cilor, 30, saw a phosphorescent craft shaped like a brooder, about 2 m in diameter, 1 m high, rise ver- tically from the road, leaving a luminous trail. (91) 310 Oct. 26, 1954 Angouleme (France). Vincent Casamajou and his wife saw a large cauldron-shaped craft, the size of a truck (about 7 m) at 50 m distance, near the road, 18 km from this town, going toward Paris. It took off without noise, leaving a white trail. (9Z) 311 Oct. 26, 1954 La Madiere (France). Aime Boussard, 47, a farmer, evening was suddenly confronted with an individual of normal height (1.60 m) wearing a sort of diving suit with a pale-green light on either side of the helmet. The individual aimed at the witness the beam of two blue lights, and he was thrown backward. No craft was observed. (92) 312 Oct. 26, 1954 Les Metairies (France). Approximate date. At this 2030 place situated near Saint Quirin, Mrs. Louis and her sons Marc and Yvon observed an orange craft, 6 m diameter and 3 m high, fly over them as their tractor engine died. The lights also went out, and the battery was found dead after the sighting. (Personal) 313 Oct. 26, 1954 Heiteren (France). Mrs. Spinner and another witness 2130 saw a flying object come from the west and land 1 km away. (Personal) 314 Oct. 27, 1954 Linzeux (France). A shop owner and his employee felt an electric shock as a very bright object flying very low stopped the engine and turned off the lights on their car. (92; M 204) 315 Oct. 27, 1954 Mezieres (France). Policemen saw a craft, which took off from the ground. No details were given. (Personal) 316 Oct. 27, 1954 Ciolica Alta (Italy). A young man named Fabrizio 1400 Bruni heard a strange hissing sound and saw an object in a field. It was stationary, 1 m above the ground, seemed transparent and emitted a blinding glare. The witness fell on the ground "because of his strong emo- tions" at the sight. The object took off vertically and suddenly, leaving a trail. Very white, glistening threads were found on the ground. (93) 317 Oct. 27, 1954 Les-Jonquerets-de-Livet (France). A farmer, Gilbert 1930 Hee, was gathering pears when he suddenly saw an elongated object with a light at both ends resting in the pasture. He dared not investigate, but he saw cows gathering around the object. A minute later, the lights went out, and the witness lost interest and went home. Two hours later, an 18-year-old man named Cheradame fell from his motorcycle as it suddenly failed at the same spot, and alerted neighbors saw the object again. It had moved only slightly and two occupants were seen. They were about 1 m tall, walked in stiff fashion, and had clothes resembling bright armor. They vanished suddenly, and the craft took off without noise. (Personal) 318 Oct. 27, 1954 Moussey (France). An object was seen on the ground 2030 by a schoolboy and his school director. Triangular traces were reported. (53) 319 Oct. 27, 1954 Oye-Plage (France). On Route N40, the Mayor's 2315 secretary saw for 15 min a bright, cigar-shaped object, flying very low and following the turns of the road at 20 m altitude. Suddenly it tumed at a right angle from the road and flew away. (Personal) 320 Oct. 27, 1954 Grosseto (Italy). Near Grosseto, Ermellina Lanzillo, 2330 who was looking for her cat, saw from her window a strange entity standing in the garden. The being appeared fat and had narrow shoulders, apelike eyes, and a head like a diving helmet. Paralyzed with terror, she regained self-control when called by her niece and withdrew from the window. (94) 321 Oct. 29, 1954 Mesples (France). A 14-year-old child sought asylum 0745 in the farmhouse owned by Mrs. Gentil, crying that he had been chased by a saucer. A disk three times as large as the sun, red and purple, spinning rapidly, was seen descending swiftly toward the ground and then it vanished. Investigation by local police. (Personal) 322 Oct. 30, 1954 Muro Lucano (Italy). Two objects were seen by 0930 hunters. One touched the ground 50 m away. It was rhomboidic, and from the bottom a cylinder was hanging. A peculiar sound could be heard. The object shifted its position and the cylinder hit trees, bounc- ing three times. Then the craft gained altitude and flew away, leaving a bluish trail. (82) 323 Oct. 31, 1954 Corrompu (France). Near Long, P. Petit and his em- ployee, Mr. Tillier, with a shop owner, Mr. Pecquet, saw an oval object on the ground. When it took off, the lights of a tractor went out. It measured about 4.5 m, emitted a bright light similar to a welder's torch. It came back, turned, and flew to the south- west. It made the same noise as a swarm of bees. (Personal) 324 Nov. 01, 1954 Poggio d'Ambra (Italy). A 40-year-old lady going to 0730 a cemetery suddenly observed an object, shaped like two cones with a common base, resting on a grassy space. Two small seats were visible inside the lower cone. From behind the object appared two dwarfs, 1 m tall, wearing gray coveralls and reddish helmets. Speaking words she could not understand, and with smiles that showed fine white teeth, they took a pot of flowers from the witness and flew away. (Personal; Magonia) 325 Nov. 02, 1954 Cremona (Italy). Two students, Pietro Alberini and 1800 Pericle Sacchi, who were hunting, saw a dwarf 1 m tall with a "rubber" head and a flexible tube connect- ing his face to a cylindrial container on his back. When they came close to it, the being wrapped itself in a bluish cloud. The witnesses ran away. (90) 326 Nov. 03, 1954 Oued Beth (Morocco). Maroc-Presse reported that 0700 one of its employees, Mr. E., driver of a delivery truck, "a man of sane judgment and excellent eyesight," observed an object flying over the Beth River. "I am positive it was not an aircraft or any known machine but a circular, flat craft which had the appearance of copper. It flew normally for some time, then it sud- denly flipped over. Therefore, I was able to see the whole disk and was amazed when it came down into a field where it landed on edge, very gently. Almost im- mediately it rose into the sky at great speed, resumed its horizontal position and was soon lost to sight." (95) 327 Nov. 04, 1954 Pontal (Brazil). Jose Alves was fishing in the Pardo night River when he suddenly saw a craft approach with a wobbling motion and landing near him. Shaped like two washbowls placed together, it was about 4.5 m in diameter. Too terrified to move, the witness saw three little men, dressed in white, wearing tight-fitting skull caps, with dark skin, come out of the craft, gather vegetables and water and fly away. (Humanoids 33; Lor. I 44) 328 Nov. 05, 1954 La Coruna (Spain). Gonzalo Rubinos Ramos, whose car had broken down, saw a large, shining disk rise 150 m away with a slight noise like an explosion and fly away at fantastic speed. (96) 329 Nov. 05, 1954 La Roche-en-Brenil (France). Raymond R. saw a 1010 craft, which made a noise like a large transformer and gave off an orange light, land in a pasture. Three men in dark coveralls were standing nearby. One was hold- ing a sort of box, "which emitted a beam of light three meters long." The other two were holding objects that looked like weapons. Another witness fled and felt pricklings on his face as he ran. Four photographs of the scene were taken. Traces: a whitish substance and a circle 3 m in diameter where the ground had an ashlike appearance. (Personal) 330 Nov. 07, 1954 Monte Ortobene (Sardinia). A motorcyclist saw a 1515 disk-shaped machine land near the road. He tried to turn too sharply and fell 50 m away. A taxi driver stopped to observe the object, which gave off a soft whirring sound and soon took off. Farmers on the other side of the mountain saw it fly away. The disk, about 15 m in diameter, was made of a silvery, rough metal. It supported a dome and showed several port- holes. (97; Wilkins U 237) 331 Nov. 08, 1954 Monza (Italy). A crowd of about 150 people, destroy- 1030 ing barriers to come closer, gathered to observe a lumi- nous craft landed in a stadium. The object rested on three legs and had a dome emitting a blinding white light and supporting an antenna. Two small figures dressed in white and gray, wearing transparent hel- mets, were seen. They spoke with guttural sounds. One of them had a black face with sort of trunk. When a man sicced a boxer dog onto the dwarfs, the animal turned around and bit him. The object rose with a shrill sound and vanished rapidly. (Wilkins U 238) 332 Nov. 08, 1954 Voussac (France). In the Vacheresse Forest, reliable 1800 persons reported seeing a luminous sphere land at the edge of the forest and become dark. The next morn- ing, investigation disclosed that an area 4 or 5 m in diameter had no leaves, while the ground elsewhere was covered with them. The earth seemed to have been dug up. (Personal) 333 Nov. 08, 1954 La Tessoualle (France). Andre Chaillou felt pricklings dusk in his hands, "in spite of his gloves," when a blue disk came close to his motorcycle and his electrical system failed. He was unable to move or articulate a word for several minutes. As soon as the blue light was turned off, he started again and went near the light when it reappeared 200 m away. He saw the object, a cone 5.5 m in size, rise vertically with a soft whistling, then fly horizonally to the north. (98) 334 Nov. 09, 1954 Bois de Villers (Belgium). Two villagers reported the landing of a 2-m-high "flying egg" in a pasture. Screams seemed to emanate from it. (Wilkins U 251) 335 Nov. 10, 1954 Porto Alegre (Brazil). An agronomist and his family in their car saw a landed disk from which two men, normal in height, with long hair and coverall-like clothes, emerged and came toward the car with arms raised. As the frightened witnesses sped away, they saw the men reenter the disk, which rose and flew off at very great speed. (Lor. I 42) 336 Nov. 13, 1954 Berck (France). Near the local airport, Mr. Davril 0330 saw a craft like a round hut 300 m away. It took off without noise. (Personal) 337 Nov. 13, 1954 Buchy (France). At intersection of Routes N28 and N319, Mr. R. L., of Rouen, saw a luminous craft take off while he feIt pricklings and was paralyzed. The engine of the car slowed down but did not stall. (Quincy) 338 Nov. 13, 1954 Curitiba (Brazil). A lens-shaped object was seen on 0330 the railroad tracks. Near it, three dwarfs wearing tight-fitting suits were looking at the tracks with a light. When the witness approached, the machine took off very fast. (99; Humanoids 33) 339 Nov. 14, 1954 Isola (Italy). Amerigo Lorenzini, a farmer, saw a afternoon bright, cigar-shaped craft land near him and took cover. Out of it came three dwarfs dressed in metallic diving suits. They centered their attention on rabbits in a cage while speaking among themselves in an un- known language. Thinking they were going to steal the animals, the farmer aimed a rifle at the intruders, but it failed to fire and the witness suddenly felt so weak that he had to drop the gun. The dwarfs took the rabbits, and their craft departed, leaving a bright trail. (100) 340 Nov. 14, 1954 Wasmes (Belgium). Approximate date. Marcel night Pipers a gardener saw a craft resting near the road give off a very bright light. His clothing was partially burned when he went close to it. (Quincy) 341 Nov. 14, 1954 Forli (Italy). A shange beam of red light, apparently night from some flying source, was reported sweeping the countryside. As it illuminated two tractors, one of them stalled, but the other, a diesel, continued. The beam was seen for about one hour by a large number of persons. (M 211) 342 Nov. 22, 1954 Santa Maria (Brazil). A radio operator at the local 2145 air base saw a huge, dark object about 30 m in diam- eter hovering at treetop height. With four other per- sons he saw it for several hours, sometimes softly glowing, sometimes coming down almost to the ground. (Lor. I 4511) 343 Nov. 25, 1954 Calcerosa (Italy). Two 12-year-old boys, G. Marziano 1700 and P. Santucci, suddenly saw three figures who, as soon as they were discovered, entered a small spherical craft concealed 10 m away behind some bushes. The beings were small, about 35 cm tall, had very large heads and lead-gray skin. The craft had two sharp- pointed propellers in front, which started spinning. The craft took off suddenly with a hissing sound. (90) 344 Nov. 28, 1954 Caracas (Venezuela). G. Gonzales and Jose Ponce, 0200 truck drivers, found their road blocked by a luminous sphere over 3 m diameter, hovering 2 m above ground. A small creature with claws and glowing eyes came toward them. Gonzales grabbed it, found it strangely light (less than 2O kg), and observed its body was very hard and covered with fur. But the creature pushed him back, while two other dwarfs emerged from the bushes and leaped into the sphere, carrying stones and other samples. Gonzales was blinded by a light from the craft and the strange beings flew away. (Lor I 52) 345 Dec., 1954 Guanare (Venezuela). Early in December, the di- rector of Barquisimeto College was chased by a lumi- nous disk as he was driving near Guanare. He fired at the object with his revolver, without effect. He stopped another car in which a lawyer and two police- men were traveling. All four saw the machine fly away. (Lor. I 43) 346 Dec. 01, 1954 Bassoues (France). A 39-year-old civilian saw an oval 0430 light, very bright, illuminating the countryside. After some maneuvers and oscillations in mid-air, it landed for a couple of minutes less than 3 km away, then flew off to the east. (Personal) 347 Dec. 04, 1954 Zuaga (Spain). Twelve workers saw what they de- scribed as a square machine, with a side of 10 m, land and take off at great speed, flying toward the south. (Personal) 348 Dec. 04, 1954 Caselle di Nogara (Italy). For several minutes a night waiter saw a circular object stationary in a pasture 50 m away. It was blue with symmetrical openings, from which a bright red light was emitted. The witness got a rifle and fired twice at the very tall figure who came out of the turret on the craft. Immediately a very strong wind was felt, and the craft took off amidst a reddish glow. (101) 349 Dec. 09, 1954 Linha Bela Vista (Brazil). A farmer, O. da Costa e evening Rosa, observed a stranger standing near a machine shaped like "a tropical helmet," cream-colored, sur- rounded with haze, making the same noise as a sew- ing machine. Another man was looking at a fence, and the head and arms of a third one were visible inside the craft. As the witness dropped his hoe, the man smiled, picked it up, and gave it back to him, after which they motioned him to stay away and took off. They were of average height, had broad shoulders, long hair, very white skin, and slanted eyes. They wore brown coveralls ending with shoes without heels. (Lor. I 46; Humanoids 4) 350 Dec. 09, 1954 Dorf-Gull (Germany). Ernst Jung and his wife saw 1930 an intense red, luminous object descending toward them at great speed. It hovered 5 m above ground when they stopped their motorcycle. It was cigar- shaped, 5 m long, 2 m wide. They saw it turn off its lights and fly toward the forest. Other people in a bus saw the same thing. (Nachrichten Oct., 56) 351 Dec. 10, 1954 Floresta (Venezuela). A doctor from Caracas who 1830 was driving with his father near this town stopped his car as two little men were running into the bushes. Soon thereafter, a luminous disk rose from the side of the road with a sizzling sound and flew away. (Lor. I 43) 352 Dec. 10, 1954 Chico (Venezuela). Having seen a bright object land evening near the Trans-Andean Highway, two young men ap- proached it, found it was shaped like two bowls g]ued together, about 3 m diameter. The underside was a source of fiery light. Four small beings emerged and attacked them, in an apparent kidnapping attempt. The dwarfs were extremely strong, their bodies cov- ered with hair. They fled into the machine, and it took off. (Lor. I 51) 353 Dec. 11, 1954 Linha Bela Vista (Brazil). Near the site of Case 349, 1700 Pedro Morais saw two human beings dressed in "yel- low bags" take a tobacco plant and a chicken, then go away. Their craft "had a bottom like an enormous polished brass kettle," hovered with an oscillating motion, and made a noise like a sewing machine. Its upper part resembled a jeep hood. (Lor. I 46; Human- oids 34) 354 Dec. 16, 1954 San Carlos (Venezuela). Three young men saw a dwarf, who attacked one of them, Jesus Paz, before fleeing into a disk-shaped machine, which flew off immediately. It was flat and shiny and had been hovering 1 m above ground. (Lor. I 50; Humanoids 35) 355 Dec. 17, 1954 Bersaillin (France). A woodsman from Poligny saw a 1700 very bright light on the road, first thought it was an American car with its headlights on, but soon ob- served it came from a dark craft about 80 m away. The light turned brighter; the witness felt an intense heat wave and thought he was going to die. Finally, the light went away. (Personal) 356 Dec. 19, 1954 Valencia (Venezuela). Jose Parra, an 18-year-old 2300 jockey, saw six small creatures loading stones into a disk-shaped machine hovering about 3 m above ground. He tried to run away but was paralyzed by a violet beam aimed at him by one of the creatures. All the creatures entered the craft, and it took off. (Lor. I 52) 357 Dec. 20, 1954 Valencia (Venezuela). An employee of the Barbula 0000 sanatorium saw an object on the ground but did not report it. Three hours later, another employee saw the craft. It was luminous and took off soon after- ward. (Lor. I 52) 358 Dec. 29, 1954 Bru (France). Near Gardonne, Mr. Gamba saw an 2100 oval red object 50 m away. When he tried to approach it, he found he was unable to move. As soon as this "paralysis" subsided, he ran to get his brothers and came back to the craft, which turned white, then red. It rose and flew away toward the east. It had been on the ground for at least 15 min. Strange traces were found, as if the ground had been dug up. Small trees near the river were found damaged, as if they had been cut with a knife. (103) 359 Jan. 03, 1955 Melbourne (Australia). Two persons in a car saw a 0725 flying object come within 70 m of them after their vehicle was stopped. (Quincy) 360 Jan. 05, 1955 San Sebastian (Spain). A red circular object 3 m in diameter was observed to land and take off again. (Quincy) 361 Mar., 1955 Branch Hill (Ohio). Robert Hunnicutt, a business- 0400 man, saw three men kneeling on the side of the road. They were about 1 m tall, had gray skin, and wore tight-fitting gray clothes. They had froglike face, long slender arms, normal eyes, but no eyebrows. One of them held a dark object (emitting blue flashes) be- tween his raised arms. Hunnicutt tried to go near but "must have lost consciousness," because he found himself driving to the police station without remem- bering what took place in the meantime. (Stringfield; FS May., 61; Sanderson 147) 362 Mar. 02, 1955 Huntley (Illinois). A car was followed for 10 min by 1700 three elongated "balloons," each showing eight red lights and about 7 m long. (Atic) 363 May. 29, 1955 Smithfield, near Cairns (Australia). Approximate 1920 date. Three farmers, among them Thomas Robinson, saw a light growing in size for 2 min and flying between them and Mt. Williams. Looking like a "light airplane on fire," it changed course, losing alti- tude and trailing flames. It touched the ground, light- ing up the whole area, rose again, and began to "feel its way along the crooked edge of the cane field and the swamp toward our house." It returned to earth four times. The dogs ran out barking as it landed within 100 m of the witnesses before taking off again. (UFO Bulletin Mar., 58) 364 May. 31, 1955 Puy-Saint-Gulmier (France). A farmer, 74-year-old 1110 J. B. Collange, was watching his cows on a clear, calm morning when he suddenly observed, in an easterly direction, a vertical circular object about 3 m away, the bottom edge about 30 cm from the ground. It measured about 1.10 m in diameter, was very lumi- nous, white, but not blinding. Many filaments of various colors were radiating from the disk. Their length varied between 0.5 and 2 m. The object rose over a hedge and was lost to sight behind some woods. (Ouranos 14, 15, 22) 365 Jul. 03, 1955 Stockton (Georgia). Mrs. Wesley Symmonds was driving near this town when she saw four "bug-eyed" creatures near the road. They were small beings with thin arms, large eyes, and pointed chins. Two were turned away from the witness; one was bending over with something like a stick in its hand; and the fourth one was facing her with its right arm raised. It had bulging eyes, a sort of cap, no visible mouth, a long pointed nose, a chin which came to a sharp point, and long thin arms with claws. (Stringfield; Humanoids 54) 366 Jul. 18, 1955 Plessiel Airfield, near Abbeville (France). Mr. Maupin 0300 and five other witnesses on the airfield were blinded by a light from a disk-shaped object 150 m away. It left orange glows in its trail. Silent, flying slowly, it hovered near the Metro station, close to the ground, but did not actually land. It left toward the northwest. A woodsman from Mareul-Caubert, Mr. Rolle, saw the object half-an-hour earlier. It came from the direction of Amiens. (Personal) 367 Aug. 01, 1955 Salon, near Arles (France). Two persons in a car saw night a lighted object dive toward them and hover about 30 m above the road. A disk, 12 m in diameter, it flew around the car and went away without noise. The witnesses were tourists, who went straight to the Arles police. (105) 368 Aug. 01, 1955 Chardon Road (Ohio). Mr. Sheneman, who was com- 2100 ing from Willoughby, came out of his car and saw a circular object with a red light on it that came down fast, hovered, and emitted two beams of light. The witness fled toward his house, and the object appeared to chase him at less than 70 m altitude. It measured about 30 m in diameter and supported a dome. Mr. Sheneman, his wife, and their two children saw it fly away. (Evidence 114) 369 Aug. 05, 1955 Buzancy, Ardennes (France). Messrs. Coisin and 1430 Mahieu saw five brown, disk-shaped machines coming down and up again at great speed. One of them flew under the others, then two disks appeared to land 300 m away near the German cemetery. The others flew away toward the south at tremendous speed. (Personal) 370 Aug. 16, 1955 Bradford (England). Mr. Ernest Suddard, 35, and 0400 his 13-year-old son were in a lorry on Roundhill Street when they saw what seemed to be a human being about 1.20 m tall, dressed in skin-tight black clothes. It held its arms close to its sides, its feet close together, and walked by a series of jumps. On its chest was a silver disk perforated with holes. It turned off sud- denly into a passageway and was lost to sight. The witnesses were too amazed to follow it. (Constance 222) 371 Aug. 19, 1955 Bradford (England). About 700 m away from Round- 2330 hill street, Mr. Wood, a warehouseman, saw a bright, bullet-shaped, silvery object behind a hillock. It measured about 4 m in height, 1.5 m in diameter, had a surface similar to chromium and made a high- pitched buzzing sound. (Constance 222) 372 Aug. 21, 1955 Hopkinsville (Kentucky). The Sutton family saw a 2030 light landing near their farmhouse, then several night- marish entities about 1 m tall, with glowing silver clothing, an oversized round head, huge eyes and ears, and a slit-like mouth harassed them for several hours, in spite of heavy gunfire. At one point, one of the entities was knocked down from the roof by a bullet: it "floated down." Running out of ammuni- tion, the Suttons got the police, who observed a lighted object in the sky, flying very fast. (Atic, Anatomy 173; Magonia) 373 Aug. 22, 1955 Casa Blanca, near Riverside (California). A group of 1400 children was playing in the garden of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas when they observed a hovering object which disappared and reappeared as a spinning disk with curved lines radiating from it. Other objects, silvery and semi-transparent, soon appeared and were seen by all children. They made musical sounds as they van- ished and reappeared. One of them landed, and a creature the size of a 4-year-old child, transparent, wearing a belt with a bright disk, was seen nearby. Another creature appeared and spoke to one of the boys. All the children experienced visions of the ob- ject and the creatures, as well as "arms" which ap- peared to beckon to them. (TSR 67, 5) 374 Aug. 25, 1955 Greenhills (Ohio). Four adolescents in a car saw a creature with a luminous body, standing near a fire- plug. (Stringfield 64) 375 Sep. 16, 1955 Boisseuges (France). A young shepherd heard a 1800 whistling sound as a dark mass appeared to fall from the sky and a rush of air swept him from his feet. The object looked like a machine with an opening where a stairway became visible. Two occupants were seen. One was observed to have a reddish face, a bald head and very fine teeth. The craft was round, about 3.5 m diameter, 2 m high, lighted with neon-like light. The occupants gathered some plants and flew away to the northwest. (Personal) 376 Sep. 17, 1955 Bush Pine (New York). Mr. and Mrs. Bordes, of New night York City, were fishing when they heard a loud splash and a "gurgling sound," saw a pink, iridescent, mush- room-shaped object rise about 70 cm above the water, and sink into the reservoir. Later, they saw the object again, about 5 m long and surrounded with turbu- lence. It reversed direction several times without turn- ing around and finally flew away very fast. (Constance 226; FSR 55,5) 377 Oct. 28, 1955 Galloway (England). A disk with a row of blue lights on the periphery slowly maneuvered above a car on a deserted road. (Evidence 135, 146) 378 Nov. 02, 1955 Williston (Florida). Deputy-sheriff A. H. Perkins, C. F. Bell, and a dozen other witnesses saw six bell- shaped objects moving by successive leaps. One came close to a patrol car; the men inside felt that their arms and legs "went dead" and that their clothes were burning them. (Evidence 64) 379 Apr. 06, 1956 McKinney (Texas). Two men saw a silvery, balloon- shaped craft about 2 m in diameter land in a field 100 m away from them, about 8 km east of McKinney. They stopped their car to investigate, but the object took off at fantastic speed. (Atic) 380 Apr. 08, 1956 Elboeuf (France). Near Exauroux, two brothers, 18 2345 and 20, saw a red ball to their left coming down and hovering at tree height. It then left at fantastic speed. Three additional witnesses reported it independently. The object was a disk about 7.5 m in diameter, with a red dome, and rotating fins under it. It emitted a yellow-orange glow. (Personal) 381 Apr. 16, 1956 Henderson (North Carolina). On Route 1, just be- 0500 fore dawn, two government employees saw for a few seconds a large, top-shaped object passing over their car. It was as large as the road and made no sound. (Atic) 382 May. 09, 1956 Jacksonville (Florida). Two girls, Joan Frost and 2300 Gertie Wynn, while waiting for a bus, saw two pulsating lights flying horizontally and disappearing. 15 min later the lights were seen again, stopping at the zenith, merging, and diving to 50 m altitude. As the bus arrived, it seemed that the objects had sepa- rated and were about to abduct the witnesses, and they ran to the vehicle in terror. (APRO Mar., 59) 383 Jun. 06, 1956 Banning (California). An object hovered about 30 m 0430 above and 100 m away from the witness's car. Showing something like a dome on top, it crossed the road slowly, turned, and crossed the road again behind the car, then vanished suddenly. (Atic) 384 Jul. 20, 1956 Panorama City (California). Three witnesses inde- pendently claimed that they observed a huge, ball- shaped object from which emerged three beings. They were nearly 2 m tall, had long, blond hair, and wore tight, green suits. (Hanlon; Humanoids 64) 385 Sep., 1956 Cabo Frio (Brazil). O. Guarichi was walking on the 2030 beach with his dogs when he saw an object come from the sea and land. Two men, 1.80 m tall, wearing metallic-looking uniforms, emerged. One of them picked up objects from the beach. There was an ex- change of gestures with the witness. One of the dogs turned away when the witness approached the craft, which was 20 m wide 3 m high and showed flashing lights as it left. (Nachrichten Mar., 61) 386 Jan. 15, 1957 Balfour (New Zealand). William West and Wallace early Liddell saw an object similar to a shooting star coming close to them appearing then as an oval, fluorescent craft, about 40 m in diameter, which almost touched the grass. They rushed to catch it, but it jumped away, turning into a bluish-white sphere with a dark red center. Each time they tried to reach it, the craft jumped farther away. It cleared a high fence and slowly vanished. The Invercargill Weather Bureau had no explanation. (107) 387 Feb. 09, 1957 Georgetown (Connecticut). Approximate date. Ina 2200 Salter was driving on Route 53 in a desolate area when she encountered a cigar-shaped objert about 5 m long, showing several portholes, which was hovering close to the ground to the left of the road. The portholes, about 50 cm in diameter, were illuminated with a yellowish light, and there were shadows moving be- hind. As she passed the object, it took off straight up, hovered for a few seconds, then rose out of sight (APRO Mar., 62) 388 Mar. 08, 1957 Baudette (Minnesota). A pilot saw a circular object night flying against the wind. It was luminous, about 5.5 m in diameter, and flew so low that it appeared to suck up the snow. (Keyhoe S) 389 Apr. 14, 1957 Vins-sur-Caramy (France). At an intersection, two 1500 women, Mrs. Garcin and Mrs. Rami, suddenly heard a noise and saw behind them a top-shaped object, 1 m high and 1 m wide, nearly touching the ground. It made a sudden jump and landed again: There were a number of antennalike projections on top of it. The noise did not come from the object, but from a metallic road sign vibrating in its vicinity. (M 207; Challenge 14) 390 Apr. 19, 1957 Pacific Ocean, near Japan. Japanese fishermen aboard 1152 the "Kitsukawara Maru" saw two metal disks come into the sky. This was followed by violent turbulence. (Round-up 147) 391 Apr. 22, 1957 Palalda (France). Mr. and Mrs. Firmin Bason heard 1300 an unusual noise and saw a whirlwind of flames 10 or 15 m above ground, coming down toward the vine- yard. It was red and blue, spinning wildly, flying slowly. It hovered for 5 min over plants which moved violently, then it flew south with a deafening roar, hovered again and departed to the southwest. Diam- eter at the top: about 5 m. (Ouranos 21) 392 May., 1957 Milford (Pennsylvania). Frances Stichler, who lived on a farm, was working in her barn when she heard a whirring sound and saw a bowl-shaped object, 7 m in diameter, with a rim over 1 m wide about 5 m above ground. It stopped with one side tilted toward her. A man dressed in a loose, shiny, gray suit, wearing a tight-fitting helmet, was facing her from inside the object. He seemed of average height had deep-set eyes, tanned skin, and a long face with a "quizzical" expression. Almost immediately the object left toward the southeast. (108; Humanoids 57) 393 May. 01, 1957 Pajasblancas Airport (Argentina). When his motor- 0700 cycle suddenly failed, the driver observed a disk, 2O m in diameter and 5 m thick, hovering about 15 m above ground. He hid in a ditch and saw the craft come down, making a sound similar to air escaping from a valve. A sort of lift descended from its base almost to the ground. In it was a man of average height, who made friendly gestures to the witness. He was dressed in a plastic diving suit. The witness entered the ma- chine and saw inside several people seated before instrument panels, lighted by an extraordinary light. He was then escorted out, and the disk rose to the northwest. During the next hour, six sightings were made along the same course by independent witnesses. (Humanoids 35; FSR 65, 1; FSR 65, 4) 394 May. 10, 1957 Beaucourt-sur-Ancre (France). A Hungarian refugee, 2250 Michel Fekete, was riding his bicycle when he saw an object hovering 30 cm above ground and four little men nearby. The police found lavalike fragments at the site. Six other witnesses vouch for the sighting including Messrs. Iklef and Lepot and their wives. The craft was luminous, pulsating between red and white (remaining red longer). When white, it was more blinding than a powerful searchlight. It was 50 m away from the group of witnesses. Occupants were about 1.30 m tall with a beige-gray body, an ab- normally large black head, and a waddling gait. The object flew away when a car came into view. (109; M 211) 395 Jun. 5, 1957 Uriman (Venezuela). Undocumented report of a landing and of "bellicose dwarfs." (Quincy) 396 Jul. 25, 1957 Sao Sebastiao (Brazil). Mr. Joao Guimaraes, who is 1910 a professor at the Catholic Faculty of Law in Santos, was sitting near the shore when he saw a hat-shaped, luminous craft approach from the sea and land near him. From it came a metallic stairway. Two normal men with long, fair hair hanging to their shoulders, a youthful appearance and wearing one-piece suits, came down, gave no verbal answers to his questions, but invited him "telepathically" to come aboard the craft. Inside the illuminated compartment, he sat on a circular seat with the crew. The machine rose for a short flight. On his return, Guimaraes found that his watch no longer worked. (Humanoids 36; FSR 57, 6 397 Jul. 30, 1957 Galt, Ontario (Canada). Jack Stephenson was walk- ing about 7 km from Galt when he saw a flash in the sky. A circular object making a whirring sound came down and landed with a throw of flames. It took off again 30 min later,leaving the ground blackened and branches broken. The craft had a stationary dome, but the periphery was spinning. (Round-up 188) 398 Aug. 20, 1957 Quilino (Argentina). An Air Force man inside a tent heard a loud, shrill sound and saw a disk that came down as grass and plants fluttered wildly under it. He found himself unable to draw his gun, which "seemed to be glued in its holster." A voice came from the craft, telling him in Spanish that UFO's had a base in the Salta area and would soon show themselves to warn all people about the dangers of a nuclear catastrophe. (Humanoids 36) 399 Aug. 22, 1957 Cecil Naval Air Station (Florida). A black, bell- 1540 shaped object bearing two bright, white lights at the top and maeasuring 15 m in diameter was chased by a civilian in a car until the engine stalled. The object was then hovering 3 m away. The underside of the machine resembled a disk with fins. When a jet air- craft took off from the airfield, the object went out of sight almost instantaneously. The car battery was found completely dead. There was no helicopter in the area, although the two witnesses compared the noise made by the object to that of a helicopter. (Atic) 400 Sep., 1957 Campinas (Brazil). A man suddenly fell, as if para- lyzed, and his two companions then observed an ob- ject shaped like a disk with a dome on top and another dome under it, 50 m away. A door opened and three men, 1.70 m tall, wearing close-fitting, iridescent clothing, and who walked as if on skis, appeared to make a check of the craft and the surroundings. They gathered samples in a large box. The witnesses saw small portholes and a tripod landing gear. The craft took off after 20 min. (Nachrichten Jul., 60) 401 Sep. 10, 1957 Ubatuba (Brazil). Approximate date. Anonymous witnesses saw a disk dive down and explode, shower- ing the area with flaming fragments. Some samples were gathered, sent to a Brazilian newsman, analyzed by friends of Dr. Fontes, of Rio, and were found to consist of surprisingly pure magnesium. (Lor.l 90; 110) 402 Sep. 16, 1957 Smithfield (Australia). Les McDonald, 17, and 930 Gladys Smith, 14, saw a red light changing to green, spreading around them like a mist and covering an area about 100 m diameter. They became nearly paralyzed and "felt a warm glow." They had no fear, but were "merely cognizant of things as they were without being able to react." This sensation lasted two min. (UFO Bulletin Dec., 57) 403 Sep. 19, 1957 Point Pleasant (New Jersey). A boomerang-shaped 1840 object bigger than a house was reported to have landed. Grass flattened. (Atic) 404 Sep. 26, 1957 Yellow Falls (Texas). Three hundred people were sunset said to have seen three elongated objects with a series of portholes, maneuvering at ground level in an area with many empty oil wells. One of these objects, said to be 150 m long and 20 m high, pearl-colored, glisten- ing under the setting sun and showing a series of circles painted on its surface, landed for 20 min. An occupant emerged, observed the abandoned derricks and took off again. Observed through binoculars, he appeared as a "monster," 1 m tall, moving with strange jumps. He picked up something from the ground. (Perego) 405 Sep. 29, 1957 Deerwood Nike Base (Maryland). Undocumented 0500 report of a landing observed by missile men. (Keyhoe S) 406 Oct., 1957 Niquelandia (Brazil). At the Gabiroba farm, owners A. Santinoni and S. de Oliveira were blinded by beam from a round object at ground level. The light was green and yellow. When they came near, all went dark and the object vanished. (Round-up 205) 407 Oct. 05, 1957 Francisco de Sales (Brazil). Antonio Villas-Boas who 2300 could not sleep because of the heat, opened the shutters of his house and saw a silvery glow in the yard, but no flying object. The light moved and was seen going over the house. (FSR 66, 4; Magonia) 408 Oct. 08, 1957 Nabouwalu (Fiji Islands). Two couples going from 1500 Nabouwalu to Nawaca in a motor boat saw a white object come down from the sky, thought it was a plane in trouble and went closer. They found the object hovering 7 m above the water, and a figure on board the craft aimed at them a beam so bright they "felt weak." The figure disappeared suddenly, and the object took off vertically at high speed. (Round-up 202; Challenge 18) 409 Oct. 10, 1957 Schenectady (New York). Mrs. Edward Yeager who lived in a trailer on the Duanesburg-Church Road near Mariaville, saw a circular object go down behind the hill. Two min later it flew up again, very bright. The next day she was feeding animals that ran away as the same or a similar object came within 2 m of the ground. Two dark, little men came out of the craft and went into the woods. The object remained there two min, then left. A search for the occupants proved futile. A bus driver was said to have seen two craft land in a nearby field at the same hour. (FSR 58, 3) 410 Oct. 10, 1957 Quebracoco (Brazil). Naval officer Miguel Espanhol night and another man, traveling to Ceres, saw a bright object that illuminated the countryside and came down to ground level as the truck stalled. It was oval or saucer-shaped, over 150 m in diameter and 40 m deep, with a dome supporting a long "aerial" with a red light on top. The bright light went off and the witnesses saw seven childlike beings, with long hair and luminous suits, who looked down at them for about 3 min. The craft flew south and released a smaller disk, which flew north. (Humanoids 36) 411 Oct. 11, 1957 Roulon (France). Two witnesses in a car saw some- 2000 thing they described as "a dark, transparent ball" about 50 cm in diameter rising from the side of the road. It had appendages trailing behind. (111) 412 Oct. 14, 1957 Francisco de Sales (Brazil). Second observation by 2145 A. Villas-Boas. He was plowing a field with his brother when they saw a red light at the edge of the field. He went toward it, but it shifted its position every time he went close. It vanished on the spot. (FSR 66, 4; Magonia) 413 Oct. 15, 1957 Covington (Indiana). Mr. Moudy, a farmer, observed daylight a silvery disk which hovered above his tractor; the engine failed when the object rose. (Personal) 414 Oct. 16, 1957 Francisco de Sales (Brazil). Third observation by A. 0100 Villas-Boas. Alone in the fields on a clear night, he saw a big, red star which took the appearance of a luminous, egg-shaped object and stopped 50 m above his tractor. Its light was brighter than that of the headlights as it landed 15 m away. The top part was spinning. It became green as it slowed down, was then seen as a flattened dome. Three legs emerged from the machine as it settled down. The tractor engine stalled, and the witness was seized by unknown individuals and carried aboard the craft, where he was medically examined, then left with a woman of short stature with whom he had sexual intercourse. Villas-Boas reported that crew members wore tight, white clothes with a light on the belt, heelless white shoes, big gloves, and opaque helmets with a slit at the level of the eyes. Their language was shrill, and he could estab- lish no verbal communication with them. (FSR 66, 4 et seq.) 415 Oct. 25, 1957 Petropolis (Brazil). A girl suffering from cancer ap- peared about to die when the house was suddenly illuminated by a strong light, as if a searchlight had been aimed at the room. It came from an object whose top part was reddish yellow. Two figures emerged from it and entered the house. They were about 1.20 m tall, had long yellow-red hair, small green, slanted eyes, and wore white gloves and glowing white clothes. Before the astounded witnesses (the author of the report and the family of the girl), they used a device producing a bluish-white light and another instu- ment, in what appeared to be radiation treatment of the patient. After 30 min they went away, leaving her completely cured. The report was anonymous. (FSR 67, 5) 416 Oct. 31, 1957 Longchaumois (France). A businessman and his wife 0000 saw a large, lighted object with openings, which hov- ered, came to ground level, and took off with a great increase in brightness at very high speed, but without noise. (Personal) 417 Nov., 1957 Provencal (Louisiana). Haskell Raper, Jr., was driv- 2300 ing home on a rainy night when he saw a large, lighted object on the road ahead, which he thought was a truck. Suddenly the object flashed a beam of light directly at the car, apparently exerting a strong pressure and slowing it to a stop 5 m away. The object was then described as oval, 5 m long, 3 m high, army green in color. It bore lettering beginning with the letters UN, followed by some numbers. A sort of heat wave filled the car, and the witness ran out in panic as the vehicle caught fire. The object rose with the sound of a diesel engine. Raper ran to the town, less than 2 km away; and reported the incident. The car, a 1956 Ford, was completely destroyed. (FS Oct., 58) 418 Nov. 02, 1957 Canadian (Texas). 5 km west of this town, military 0330 and civilian witnesses reported a submarine-shaped object, red and white, two or three times as long as a car and about 3 m high, at ground level. A figure was seen near this object, also something compared to a white flag. When a car stopped in the vicinity, a flash of light from the object coincided with the sud- den failure of the headlights. (Atic) 419 Nov. 02, 1957 Levelland (Texas). A large number of reports from 2250 the Levelland area described a low-flying object, over 60 m long, equipped with a bright light, and which interfered with car ignition. (Anatomy 136; map) 420 Nov. 03, 1957 White Sands (New Mexico). At Stallion Site, an 0300 army patrol in a jeep saw an orange, "apparently con- trolled," luminous object on the ground near the site of the first A-bomb explosion. It was first seen as a sunlike source 50 m above ground, descending to ground level after 3 min, and landing several km away at the northern end of the testing grounds. Two wit- nesses. (M 238) 421 Nov. 04, 1957 Elmwood Park (Illinois). Two policemen, Joseph 0315 Lukasek and Clifford Schau, and a third man named Daniel De Giovanni, while looking for the cause of a headlight failure, observed a fluorescent object 50 to 100 m away from them, coming down. The car had- lights functioned properly again and they drove to- ward the object but had to stop at a cemetery wall. They turned off all lights and watched the object for two min. It played "hide and seek" with them as they tried to reach its location. (M 240; 113) 422 Nov. 05, 1957 New Castle (Indiana). An object looking like "a big meat platter" was seen at close range by Mrs. Jasper Barlow and her two children, who were inside their car. It had a flickering light on the bottom. There was no ignition interference noted. (M 245) 423 Nov. 05, 1957 New York City (New York). In Van Cortland Park, 0430 Frank C. was talking with a bus driver when they saw in the park, about 400 m away, a metallic object shaped like a disk, spinning with a soft whirring. On top was a fixed dome with portholes. The object was hovering at tree-height. A yellow light from the craft suddenly illuminated the area, and it flew off "like a shooting star." (M 241) 424 Nov. 05, 1957 Scotia (Nebraska). A man heard a noise similar to 1730 that of a helicopter and perceived a "burning" odor. He saw a balloon-like, elongated object that came to ground level, did not touch the ground, but rose again and disappeared. The witness was "paralyzed" during the observation. The object appeared to have gener- ated thick smoke. (Atic) 425 Nov. 06, 1957 Santa Fe (New Mexico). J. Martinez and A. Gallegos 0010 saw an egg-shaped object coming toward them at low altitude. It moved slowly, illuminating their car and producing a humming sound. The car engine, the clock and a wristwatch stopped. The object shot away toward the southwest. (M 246) 426 Nov. 06, 1957 Seoul (Korea). North of Seoul a barrel-shaped object, morning bluish-white and luminous, was seen close to the ground, reflected in a pool of water. It rose and van- ished "like a light switched off." (Atic) 427 Nov. 06, 1957 Playa del Rey (California). Richard Kehoe was driv- 0540 ing near the beach when his engine stopped, and so did three other cars. The man got out and observed an egg-shaped object wrapped in "a blue haze" on the beach. Two men, below average height got out of the craft and asked them questions about their identity, what time it was, etc. They looked normal wore black leather pants, white belts, light-colored jerseys, and seemed to have yellowish-green skin. They went back inside the craft, which left rapidly, and the cars could then be started. (Humanoids 57) 428 Nov. 06, 1957 Lake County (Ohio). A civilian source reported an 0630 object so bright that his eyes could not sustain it. It appeared to land on a ridge, then took off again. It was round and much larger than a plane, had an "odd color," left no trail and made no noise. (Atic) 429 Nov. 06, 1957 Knoxville (Tennessee). 12-year-old Everett Clark 0630 saw a strange object on the ground and four occu- pants, two men and two women who spoke a lan- guage he thought was similar to German. They went back to the craft in a manner the witness could not understand, for he saw no door. (M 271;114; Magonia) 430 Nov. 06, 1957 Everittstown (New Jersey). John Trasco saw a bril- evening liant, egg-shaped object hovering in front of a barn and was confronted with a being 1 m tall with a putty-colored face and frog-like eyes. He thought the dwarf said in broken English: "We are peaceful people; we only want your dog." The little man, who was dressed in a green suit with shiny buttons, a green tam-o-shanter-like cap, and gloves with a shiny object at the tip of each finger, fled when the witness denied his request. (Humanoids 56; Magonia) 431 Nov. 06, 1957 Boerne (Texas). A civilian source reported an oval 1800 object, about 5 m long, bright orange, similar to glowing coals, hovering 4 m above ground. The wit- ness went to call his family; the object had vanished when he returned. Unidentified. (Atic) 432 Nov. 06, 1957 Baskatong Lake (Canada). 180 km north of Ottawa 2100 Jacques Jacobson and three of his friends saw a bright, yellowish-white sphere hovering over a hilltop about 4 km away. From top and bottom issued light cones that illuminated the countryside and the clouds. Radio reception was blocked throughout the obser- vation, except for a very powerful signal at one wave- length, modulated, but not in Morse code. The object rose slowly toward the south. (M 249) 433 Nov. 06, 1957 Montville (Ohio). Olden Moore, 28, a plasterer was 2330 driving home when he suddenly saw an object look- ing like a bright meteor split into two pieces, one of which went straight up. The other got larger while its color changed from bright white to blue-green. It hovered 60 m above a field and came to the ground with a soft whirring sound, 150 m away. After observ- ing it for 15 min, Moore then walked to the object, which he found to be shaped like "a covered dish" 15 m in diameter, 5 m high, with a cone on top about 3 m high, surrounded by haze or fog, pulsating slowly. Holes, footprints and radioactivity were found at the site by Civil Defense Director Kenneth Locke. (M 252) 434 Nov. 07, 1957 Meridian (Mississippi). Truck driver Malvin Stevens, 0725 48, was driving to Memphis when, about 23 km northwest of Meridian, he saw an object which ap- peared to have two propellers at either end and a third one on top. Getting out of his truck, he saw three little men about 1.30 m tall, in gray clothes, with "pasty white faces" that seemed friendly and willing to talk, but he was unable to understand their "chattering." "I stood there for what seemed like an eternity." They got back into the machine and it took off straight up. There was no ignition inter- ference. An 8-year-old girl from Honse independently reported a round object crossing the sky toward the south. (M 273; 115) 435 Nov. 08, 1957 Edinburgh (Scotland). Fourteen people, including Mrs. Maty Home, reported to police that a disk- shaped object followed their truck, dived toward it, came within 20 m of them, then left toward the sea, leaving a double vapor trail. (Round-up 217; 116) 436 Nov. 08, 1957 Sloanville (New York). A cigar-shaped object 70 m 0200 long was observed less than 7 m above ground. (M 264; 117) 437 Nov. 08, 1957 Holly (West Virginia). Hank Mollohan and eight 1430 other persons saw an elongated object, 12 m long, with several portholes from which fire and smoke appeared to be coming. It swung at low altitude and dropped to the ground. People seemed to be moving around it, but the witnesses were driven away by a hard rain. (M 265) 438 Nov. 08, 1957 Waterloo (Iowa). Paul Rutledge saw an object 16 m night long flying over his garage. The top part was bright, and there were two figures visible inside. (M 266) 439 Nov. 09, 1957 Lake City (Missouri). A civilian driving his car home 0100 from work observed a hovering object 16 m long. His car engine died as he neared the object's position, and it started again only after the object's departure. (Atic) 440 Nov. 10, 1957 Madison (Ohio). Mrs. Leita Kuhn observed a very 0125 large, lighted object 20 m above ground. It was so brilliant that she had to close her eyes. It was over 10 m wide, 3 to 4 m thick, with a dome on top. The witness had to consult a physician several days later because of serious eye and skin irritation. (M 267; 118) 441 Nov. 16, 1957 Bage City (Brazil). A blinding object, red and yellow, 2230 twice landed-first near the Jockey Club, then near the Rural Exhibition. (Quincy) 442 Nov. 18, 1957 Maracaja (Brazil). Farmers Joao Ernani and Pedro 1030 Zilli heard a strange humming sound, then saw two aluminum-colored disks 200 m away. Near them were six mm of average height, slim build, dressed in "dark gray suits glued to their bodies." The disks were about 3.5 m wide, hovering 1 m above ground. They rose with a sharp whistling sound, while coconut trees below them bent double. Three more disks rose from behind the trees, and all five flew toward the Atlantic. (Humanoids 36) 443 Nov. 18, 1957 Aston (Great Britain). Mrs. Cynthia Appleton, 27, 1500 mother of two, saw the figure of a man appear near her fireplace while a whistling sound was audible. He was tall and fair, wore a tight-fitting plastic gar- ment, and seemed to communicate with her through telepathy, indicating he was looking for titanium and was coming from a world of peace and harmony. Sud- denly he disappeared. Mrs. Appleton had subsequent contacts with similar entities. (Humanoids 4) 444 Nov. 22, 1957 Gesten (Denmark). A shop owner saw a pyramid- shaped, luminous, transparent object fly fast across the road. As it was above 250 m away, he clearly saw two figures who looked like human beings, sitting one behind the other aboard the craft. (Personal) 445 Nov. 23, 1957 Tonopah (Nevada). Four disk-shaped objects on the 0630 ground were observed for 20 min from a distance of 15 m. When the witness tried to come closer, they took off with an unbearable humming sound. (Atic) 446 Nov. 25, 1957 Ugines (France). Two engineers were driving about 1430 200 m from the railroad crossing in Faverges when they saw a nearly spherical object at ground level, performing zig-zags on the road. They stopped and were amazed as the object simply vanished, leaving no trace. (Personal) 447 Dec., 1957 El Cajon (California). Edmund Rucker was awak- night ened by a roaring noise and saw a strange object land near his house. "Its windows were lighted, and I saw strange-looking heads there." An opening became visible and four creatures emerged. They had large heads, dome-like foreheads, and bulging eyeballs. They delivered a message to the witness in English, stating that they had philanthropic and scientific purposes. (FS Jul., 58) 448 Dec. 08, 1957 Woodward (Oklahoma). Between Woodward and 1750 Seiling, 12 km from the latter, an unknown flying object allegedly took complete control of a car with three passengers. The driver, an employee of an air- craft company, had turned the heater, windshield wiper, and radio on. He was nearing a hill in this wooded area when a bright light appeared ahead. It reminded the witness of the light from a mercury lamp. As a crash seemed imminent, the car slowed down by itself and stopped, as if the entire electrical circuit had failed. Over the vehicle was a disk 16 m in diameter with portholes around the periphery, emit- ting a current of hot air and a high-pitched sound. It had a dome on top and bottom. It rose as the car started by itself. The car was a 1954 Dodge Coronet without automatic transmission. The witness spent four hours with two Kirtland AFB officers who told him of similar observations. The case was never re- ported to Blue Book. (Personal) 449 Dec. 11, 1957 Chestnut (Louisiana). Mary Louise Tobin, a school- teacher, was driving on State Highway 1 when she saw an object that she compared to the rising sun, in the vicinity of a smoking car. The driver, an elderly lady, came out with a child who seemed to have suffered burns. The unknown object went away: The disabled car did not catch on fire. (FS Jul., 58) 450 Dec. 11, 1957 Ellsworth (Wisconsin). Many cars stopped to observe 1600 a silent, reddish, glowing disk, about 15 m in diam- eter, which flew 6 m above the ground at about 80 km/h. A small, windowless cabin was visible on the underside of the object. (FS Jul., 58) 451 Dec. 18, 1957 Old Saybrook (Connecticut). Mary Stan was awak- night ened by a brilliant light and saw through her east window the fuselage of a craft that hovered in mid- air. Aboard were two men, each with his right hand raised, wearing yellowish jackets. A third man joined the first two, then all lights went off inside the craft while it glowed like brass. A spinning antennalike de- vice was noted. A few minutes later it flew off. (FSR 60,3) 452 Dec. 21, 1957 Ponte Poran (Brazil). Mrs. Mendonca and five other 1830 persons saw a light in the south, which later appeared as two spherical objects coming closer to the witnesses on an oscillating course. One of them hovered close to the car while the other circled. They were shaped like a sphere surrounded by a flat ring, and chased the car for two hours over the deserted road. Estimated diameter: 5 m. (APRO Mar., 59) 453 Dec. 30, 1957 Drakestown (New Jersey). George Chowanski, an night auto mechanic was alerted by the barking of his dog and heard a whirring sound similar to that of an elec- tric shaver. A lighted object was observed by Chow- anski and his wife as it came within 60 cm of the ground. Two figures came out of the bottom of the object, walked around a clearing, and one picked up something before returning to the craft, which then took off. Total duration: 2 min. (FS Oct., 58) 454 Jan., 1958 Depew (New York). A lady who was driving on the 0130 New York State Thruway during a snow storm saw a large shape with a tall, luminous pole on the side of the road. Her car stalled, and the lights went off. Two figures, looking like animals or huge insects were observed near the pole. They soon disappared, and the object took off spinning. The witness was then able to start her car. She noted that the snow at the site had been melted and the grass was warm. (Binder; Magonia) 455 Jan. 04, 1958 Stavanger (Norway). A woodcutter reported that he saw an object land, and a very tall man with a tanned face, wearing a helmet, stepped from the machine. He went back in after a few minutes; the craft took off "with a noise like a flock of birds." Air Force offi- cers and policemen searched the snowcovered hill for traces. (FSR 58, 2) 456 Jan. 07, 1958 Aston (Great Britain). Two figures again appeared to Mrs. Appleton and spoke to her in English (see Case 443). (Humanoids 4) 457 Jan. 13, 1958 Farm Hill (Australia). Brian Crittendon, 21, was 2345 chased by a dome-shaped object that emitted a nar- row light beam toward the ground. He was so fright- ened that he drove home on a half-flat tire, followed for 5 km by the object, which was about 50 m away and 10 m above ground. It overtook his car at a speed exceeding 100 km/h. Radio interference was noted, but no noise. (UFO Bulletin Mar., 58) 458 Jan. 26, 1958 Shimada City (Japan). A very bright object landed 1600 before numerous chemical workers; they reported beings falling from the sky without parachutes. They wore strange suits and spoke an unknown language. (FSR 58, 3) 459 Feb. 02, 1958 Hokkaido (Japan). Farmer Yasukichi Nakaguchi and 1530 his son, and Kametaro Takuma, saw an egg-shaped object that landed silently. (FSR 58, 3) 460 Feb. 24, 1958 Conceicao Almeida (Brazil). Three witnesses, among 0305 them Dr. C. da Costa, decided to sleep in their car when the engine stalled and could not be started again. Then a very large, blue silvery object appeared and came to ground level with a swinging motion. was shaped like a sphere surrounded by a flat ring. When they tried to approach it, the object maneu- vered in a strange "aerial dance." (Lor. I 143) 461 Mar. 02, 1958 Tampa (Florida). A civilian source was said to have 1945 observed a balloon-shaped object land on the airfield then take off slowly and hover at 250 m altitude be- fore disappearing. It showed a bright light source. (Atic) 462 Mar. 14, 1958 Healdsburg (California). Two persons, in their back- 0845 yard, saw a round object 1 m in diameter come from the west and land 15 m away. It took off toward the east, turned south, and was lost to sight. (Atic) 463 Mar. 19, 1958 Moscow (USSR). Near Moscow, a large, disk-shaped object was seen on the ground. It rose in a spiral mo- tion, then took off and was lost to sight. (Personal) 464 Apr., 1958 Maceio (Brazil). Near Paripueira, jeweler Wilson 0600 Lustosa and numerous fishermen saw an object hover- ing 15 m above the sea, 40 m away. It was lens-shaped, about 12 m thick, and showed portholes with a glow- ing red light. Below the object the water seemed to be "boiling" or attracted upward, while a soft, whirring sound was heard. For one hour the object kept going up and down. (SBEDV) 465 Apr. 15, 1958 Tabladitas (Argentina). Approximate date. In the mountains, about 14 km from Abra Pampa, a lumi- nous object 30 m in diameter came to ground level. (Quincy) 466 Apr. 17, 1958 Abaatu (Brazil). All night long, three hovering disks 1925 were seen by several witnesses in this area. A railroad employee, Mr. Cavalheiro, and the station chief, J. Machado, wired the Tupancireta police, and all saw the objects coming to ground level about 1 km away. At times they appeared to exchange signals. One of the disks flew over the station itself, leaving a lumi- nous trail and considerable heat. (LDLN) 467 May. 02, 1958 Bogota (Colombia). Eight people working in a wood saw a green creature with scaly skin and very long arms. The pointed nails of its long fingers nearly touched the ground. (Dischi Volanti, by L. Bul- garini) 468 May. 27, 1958 Boa del Tigre (Argentina). Remo dell'Armellina was late driving a truck toward Santa Fe when he saw a figure, 3 m tall, blocking the road. He went toward it with an iron bar but could not approach because of the stench and the blinding phosphorescent light emanating from it. It had very long arms, a scaly body, and wore a flight coverall. The witness fainted; nothing was left to be seen when he regained consciousness. (Perego; Bulgarini) 469 Aug. 16, 1958 Leman Lake (Switzerland). A dozen people out on 1700 the lake in perfect weather saw a bright light coming down. They stopped their boat as it came to hover about 15 m above them. It was saucer-shaped, 10 m in diameter, with a cabin showing several windows on top. The outer disk below the cabin was spinning. As it came down toward the water, a noticeable cur- rent was created. No noise or occupants were noticed. After several leaps in mid-air, the craft flew off at "unbelievable" speed. (Personal) 470 Sep. 01, 1958 Laval (France). About 11 km before Laval, a busi- 2130 nessman coming from Paris suddenly saw a motion- less object, 10 m above ground, to the left of the road, 150 m away. It was shaped like two cones with a com- mon base and showed two rows of about ten openings in the middle section. It seemed about 20 m wide, metallic, with a light similar to that of a red traffic light shining through the windows. The witness had time to stop and maneuvered to get the object in his headlight beams. Throughout the observation a whistling sound such as that of a jet aircraft was heard. The object rose very slowly, flew off faster climbing out of sight. (119) 471 Sep. 21, 1958 Sheffield Lake (Ohio). A circular, flat object, 7 m in 0300 diameter, 2 m thick, hovering 1.5 m above ground, and making a jetlike sound was seen from a house by a civilian woman. Its color was that of aluminum; it had a wobbling motion and emitted gray smoke be- fore rising again and taking off. (Atic) 472 Oct. 27, 1958 Union Dale (Pennsylvania). An object resembling a large gray cigar with an assembly tail flew at treetop height, making a strong "swishing" sound. (Atic) 473 Oct. 31, 1958 Caledon East (Canada). A civilian reported an 1550 eliptical, aluminum-colored object at 2 km altitude, coming down to 4 m, flying up and down by sudden jumps, stopping at ground level less than 200 m away for five min. A red light appeared at one end of the object, which gradually took a fiery color, then ex- ploded. The witness ran away. (Atic) 474 Nov., 1958 Braemar (Scotland). Two soldiers of the Territorial 0500 Army on an exercise near Ballater heard a "gurgling noise" and saw two figures, over 2 m tall, dressed in peculiar suits. As they fled, they heard a "swishing" noise and saw a large disk flying at ground level, which then swooped over their heads and away, pulsating and leaving a sparkling trail. Witnesses were in a state of shock. (Humanoids 5) 475 Nov. 17, 1958 Soviet Union, exact location not revealed. A luminous 2203 object, with an apparent diameter greater than that of the full moon, was seen coming down from a high altitude, hovering at tree height, then landing. It was observed for two min. (Atic) 476 Nov. 23, 1958 Cojutepeque (San Salvador). An engineer, Julio M. 2335 Ladaleto, stopped when his car hit a can rolling on the road, then observed an object about 35 m away. It was shaped like a lamp shade with an upper trans- parent sphere emitting a bluish, pulsating light, 12 m diameter, 7 m high, resting on three half-spheres. An occupant 2.5 m tall was photographed by the witness as he crossed the road and appeared to inspect the craft. He wore a blue coverall and luminescent heel- less boots, and had a bald head. The observation lasted 10 min, after which the object took off with a whining sound, sparks and smoke. The following day, before he had revaled anything about the case, Ladeleto was contacted by strange "newsmen" who appeared to know all the details of it. (Settimana Incom. Sep. 16, 62) 477 Dec. 20, 1958 Hoganas (Sweden). Near Domsten, Hans Gustavs- 0255 son, 35, and Stig Rydberg, 30, saw something in the woods and stopped their car to observe it. They found a disk about 5 m wide set on a tripod. All of a sudden they were attacked by four gray-colored creatures de- scribed as "fluid," but one witness reached the car and blew the horn for help. The beings fled and the craft took off, emitting "paralyzing vibrations." (Lor. II 56) 478 Dec. 20, 1958 Clermont-Ferrand (France). Approximate date. A 1600 disk of 20 m diameter was observed and caused dam- age on the ground. (Quincy) 479 Dec. 28, 1958 Portglenone (Ireland). A black flying object, 2 m afternoon wide, cut a tree in two, 3 m above ground, and did not stop. The tree in question is 70 cm wide and 13 m tall. This event was observed by a farmer named Bennett. (FSR 59, 2) 480 Jan. 1959 Stratford-on-Avon (Great Britain). Leonard Hewins, 1715 of Tredington, saw a fiery, round object come down from the east and land 100 m away. While a blue haze formed, three figures emerged from the object and seemed to sit down with clumsy movements. The wit- ness was unable to move until the craft and its occu- pants took off swiftly, leaving a trail of stars. (FSR 67, 5) 481 Feb., 1959 Umiat (Alaska). 350 km east of Umiat, trappers saw a red, disk-shaped object less than 4 km away, going up and down, sometimes nearly touching the ground. It circled and went away. (FSR 59, 3) 482 Feb. 28, 1959 Cedar City (Iowa). Private Gerry Irwin stopped his car to investigate what he thought was a crashing plane. He was later found unconscious. Sequels of the incident (fainting, amnesia and his return to the site in a trancelike state) are sometimes quoted as evi- dence of psychologial experience correlated with the observation of the luminous object. Irwin deserted, and his subsequent whereabouts are unknown. (121; Lorenzen; Magonia) 483 Mar., 1959 Kolobreg (Poland). On the Polish coast, not far from Kolobreg, soldiers saw the sea become turbulent as a triangular object, 4 m in size, emerged, circled the barracks, and flew away at high speed. (122) 484 Mar. 13, 1959 Pumong (Australia). Near Claypans, 150 km north- 1410 east of Adelaide, Carl Towill, postmaster, and Percy Briggs, mail carrier, saw a dome-shaped object take off from a field 400 m away. It resembled a huge, bril- liant circus tent, studded with lights that kept chang- ing from red to blue. They approached within 200 m, then saw it rise, hover, and shoot off at immense speed toward the south. They had observed it for 10 min. Mr. Briggs was questioned by investigators from Woomera Rocket range. (FSR 59,5) 485 Mar. 31, 1959 Port Elliot (Australia). Barry Neale was driving home 1330 to Goolwa when he saw on the ground a glowing, reddish-orange object with a row of portholes. It il- luminated the trees, was about 5 m wide. He got within 300 m of it, and drove around the wooded area in time to see it take off. No radioactivity was found at the spot. (FSR 59,5) 486 Apr. 15, 1959 Svendborg (Denmark). Between Svendborg and Ny- evening borg, Ove Christensen, coming home after work on his bicycle, was stopped on the road by a disk-shaped object spinning at ground level. After five minutes it began chasing him, flying 6 m above him for 5 m. The object was luminous and seemed made of glass. (FSR 59, 3) 487 Apr. 29, 1959 Grassy Plains (Canada). Alex Gillis and Jerry Monk- 2230 man saw from a hilltop an egg-shaped object in the middle of the road. It was about 5 m long, the top part emitting a bright light. The object went away silently. Fearing ridicule, the witnesses reported the incident one month later. (FSR 59, 6) 488 May. 20, 1959 Tres Lomas (Argentina). Two hunters saw a disk- 1730 shaped object resting on the ground 150 m away. It looked like an aluminum craft about 2.5 m high, with a dome on top. Grass flattened. (Challenge 53) 489 Jun. 21, 1959 The Willows (South Africa). A civilian woman ob- 2000 served a saucer-shaped object hovering 5 m above ground. It was bathed in an orange glow, similar to that of a dying fire. It flew away horizontally and was lost to sight behind a hill. (FSR 59, 6) 490 Jun. 26, 1959 Boianai (New Guinea). Many witnesses, among 1845 them Fr. W. B. Gill, head of a local mission, saw an orange object that hovered in mid-air. Four engines were visible on its "deck" and a beam of blue light was emitted upward from it. The object did not come to ground level, but its position above the ocean was almost on a level with the observers standing on the hill. (123; Anatomy 145) 491 Jul. 13, 1959 Blenheim (New Zealand). Mrs. Moreland saw a disk- 0530 shaped object as she was milking cows. It was about 10 m diameter, had two intense, green lights and two rows of jets around the rim, emitting orange flames. Inside a glass dome on top were two men dressed in aluminumlike suits. The craft did not land, but took off at great speed with a high-pitched sound. Heat sensation. (124; Challenge 24) 492 Jul. 14, 1959 Prince of Wales Island (Australia). Hunters reported the landing of a red object on the island. Other hunt- ers saw a similar object near Karumba Lodge. (123) 493 Aug. 09, 1959 Sombrero (Tierra del Fuego). Mr. Uribe, a petroleum 1954 engineer, and two other witnesses had to stop when they ran out of fuel; they observed a light swinging like a pendulum, coming close to the ground. It ap- pared as a large, vertical, egg-shaped object which made a "whooshing" sound. Closest approach was 120 m. Estimated height: 2 m; width, 1.5 m. When Uribe aimed a rifle at the object, it went out of sight within seconds. (Lor. IlI 14) 494 Aug. 12, 1959 Brion (Spain). A 60-year-old farmer saw an egg- shaped object come down at high speed and land in a pasture near a river. Then it took off vertically and flew away toward Santiago. Traces. Engine noise, not similar to helicopter. (Personal) 495 Aug. 13, 1959 Freeport (Texas). A bright, flying object passed low 2130 over a car, whose engine stalled, and landed in a wooded area. Six witnesses in two separate groups observed the object, and the police were called. The dense underbrush prevented investigation of the site. (APRO Sep., 59) 496 Aug. 25, 1959 Werdehl-Eveking (Germany). Near Hagen, Lutz 1100 Holtmann went toward a bright object in a forest, and fainted when he got close to it. When he re- gained consciousness, he saw it take off silently and vertically. It was round, had a tripod landing gear, two rows of bright openings, and was about 30 m in diameter. (Nachrichten Oct., 59) 497 Sep. 07, 1959 Wallingford (Kentucky). A bluish, disk-shaped object was observed at ground level by a mail carrier. It sud- denly went away horizonally, leaving a stained ring on the ground. (NICAP Nov., 59) 498 Oct. 02, 1959 Glenora (Canada). Approximate date. Miss G. Wil- son, 14, was out riding a horse when a luminous object dived toward her, and she rushed home in fear. Her father came out and saw the object, which he de- scribed as orange and making a "painful" sound. (125) 499 Oct. 25, 1959 Fort William (Canada). On the Trans-Canada High- way west of this town, four hunters (Douglas Robin- son, Ray Disguiseppe, Victor Arnone and John De- filippo, of Port-Arthur) saw an oval, luminous object follow their car about 13 m above them. The object was spinning, stopped when they did, was white in color and remained with them for nearly 50 km. (FSR 60, 1) 500 Dec. 22, 1959 Oakdale (California). Kenneth Lindsley and several 2350 other witnesses saw a bright, orange object at ground level. It was bowl-shaped, as wide as the road, and shadows that appeared to be moving could be seen. (FSR 60, 3) 501 Spring, 1960 Syracuse (New York). An electronics engineer was night fishing when he heard a shrill, whirring sound and saw a round object, with a rotating light on top, land on the shore. The sound gradually stopped, an open- ing became visible, and two dwarfs with oversized heads came out with a hose and pumped water from the river. Later they appeared to play like children. Their bodies glowed with lights of changing colors. (Binder) 502 Apr. 05, 1960 Beira (Mozambique). An orange disk landed with a hissing sound, then exploded, while four dwarfish figures ran away into the brush. (FSR 60, 5; 126) 503 Apr. 18, 1960 Lacamp (Louisiana). Mr. Arnold saw a round object, 2100 fiery red in color, arriving at high speed from the south. It touched the ground about 300 m away with a loud explosion heard by many people, and a flame. It bounced in an easterly direction for about 300 m, then rose again, turned west and disappeared. The ground was scarred in nine places, and a substance resembling metallic paint was found. (Science & Mechanics Dec., 66) 504 May. 04, 1960 Sarasota (Florida). A yellow, elliptical object with 0915 four evenly spaced windowlike openings was observed at ground level by an architect. (NICAP May., 60) 505 May. 14, 1960 Paracuru (Brazil). Raimondo dos Santos saw two 0400 craft land on hill near a farm called Capin Acu. He went near them and saw several small beings, pale- looking, making friendly gestures. He ran away. The creatures wore blue uniforms and white helmets. The previous day at 1900, over 100 witnesses had observed a dark-gray, circular craft, 20 m in diameter with a powerful light, maneuvering and hovering. (Human- oids 37; LDLN 58) 506 May. 19, 1960 Siracusa (Italy). Salvatore Cianci, jeweler, and his night wife, were driving near this Sicilian town when a creature about 1 m tall appeared in the headlights. It wore a shining coverall and a diving helmet and had two short wings. Mrs. Cianci suffered from shock. (FSR 64, 4) 507 May. 25, 1960 Chinthurst Hill (Great Britain). Vera Bowden, 35, saw a gray, elliptical object hovering at tree height over Broadwater Lake for 18 min. Then it left toward the west. (FSR 60, 5) 508 Aug., 1960 Hamburg (Germany). Mrs. K. St. Bereits was in her 0920 garden when she saw an object coming down at great speed. Arriving at ground level, it came toward her, appearing as a disk standing on edge, 7 m in diameter with a pulsating halo of yellow light. Three beams of light came from a central opening. A sort of haze and "gas stream" was also described. (Nachrichten Jan., 61; FSR 61, 4) 509 Sep. 23, 1960 Labrador. A Canadian ship reported that a cylindrical 2135 object with lighted portholes came down, hit the ocean, and sank off the northcoast of Labrador. (Atic) 510 Oct., 1960 Yariguarenda Jungle (Argentina). New apparitions of a monstrous "cyclops." (129) 511 Nov. 11, 1960 Warminster (Great Britain). Four witnesses, among night them three military men, saw an object that seemed about to land, then took off again toward the north, leaving a trail of sparks and blinding them. (130; FSR 61,1) 512 Nov. 13, 1960 La Londe (France). Remi Carbonnier, 45, was 0245 awakened by a green light illuminating his room. He went to the window and saw a bright, round object, 6 m in diameter, resting on three legs on the railroad tracks 300 m away. It was emitting orange flashes. A dome on top of the object started spinning, the legs disappeared, and the object rose vertically above the trees, without noise. Less than 20 sec later, it had cleared the hill and was lost to sight in the southwest. The next day the witness went to the site and found no trace, but his dog turned around and ran away, (131) 513 Dec. 09, 1960 Carignan (France). A dog barking at a glowing object 2030 resting in a park. Three witnesses observed it from separate locations. It appeared as an oval, luminous craft, 4 m in diameter, inside which vague shadows were seen. It took off toward the north. A circle of yellowed grass was found at the site. (Ouranos 27) 514 Jan. 01, 1961 La Victoria (Venezuela). A government topographer, Adolfo P. Pisani, was passed by a truck as he was driving on the Andean Highway. A brilliant disk with the appearance of blue steel swooped down very close to the hood of the truck and then flew away. The truck was pulled up nearly 1 m above the road and over- turned in a sandbank. The driver escaped with minor injuries. (Lor.I 250) 515 Jan. 22, 1961 Cestas-Gazinet (France). An electronics professor at 1830 Bordeaux University and three school teachers ob- served an elongated, glowing, orange object. Inter- ference with car ignition was noted. One witness was said to have felt a slight indisposition and to have heard or somehow perceived the word "ZEMU" re- peated twice. (Ouranos 26) 516 Mar. 10, 1961 Bowna (Australia). F. Reynolds and his son were 2045 camping near the water. They observed an object on the ground with four windows in it. There was a fire nearby, and four figures could be seen between it and the object. At 2130 it had disappeared. Witnesses in Wodonga, West Albury, Wangaratta and Tallangatta independently observed an unknown object in flight. (Austr. FSR 5) 517 Apr. 18, 1961 Eagle River (Wisconsin). J. Simonton heard a whin- 1100 ing sound and saw an object, 10 m in diameter, 4 m high, with exhaust pipes around the periphery, land near his house. A door was opened and a man ap- peared. About 1.50 m tall, he wore a black, turtle-neck pullover with a white band at the belt, and black trousers with a vertical white band along the side. Two figures were visible inside the object. Simonton filled a jug with water, returned it to the man, who gave him three ordinary pancakes, and the craft took off. (Atic; Magonia) 518 May. 03, 1961 Union Mills (Indiana). Approximate date. A hemi- 2200 spherical craft with portholes, resting on a road, took off when a car came near it. Estimated diameter was 4 m, height 2.5 m, bearing "fluorescent lights." (Evi- dence 139, 147) 519 Jun. 03, 1961 Savona (Italy). Off this town, four people in a boat 0635 were suddenly shaken by growing waves and saw the sea swelling like an enormous bubble 1 km away. An object emerged, hovering at 10 m altitude for a brief time, its underside glowing, and it left obliquely at high speed toward the northeast. Its shape was similar to a cone resting on a disk. (Settimana Incom. Jan. 6,63) 520 Jul. 03, 1961 Ryde (Great Britain). An object resembling a hover- 0015 craft, having five windows through which an orange light was shining, hovered about 20 m above the trees. It left suddenly at high speed. (FSR 61, 6) 521 Jul. 17, 1961 Las Vegas (Nevada). One mile north of Bonny 0200 Spring Ranch, on U.S. Highway 91, two civilians in a car observed in the rear-view mirror a low-flying object that overtook their car, followed by a rush of cold air. It stopped, circled the vehicle, flew off and was lost to sight behind the mountains, where it may have landed. In the course of an exceptionally complete investigation by military authorities, however, no evi- dence of a landing was discovered. (Atic) 522 Aug. 12, 1961 Kansas City (Kansas). Two Drake University stu- 2100 dents saw a large object shaped like an oval with "running boards" bearing a series of lights. It hovered for about 4 min at tree-height, shot straight up, climbed away toward the east, then disappeared from view in five sec or so. (Atic) 523 Aug. 25, 1961 Toulouse (France). Approximate date. Five persons observed a luminous, yellow sphere, 8 m in diameter, flying about 10 m above the road. Horizontal and vertical bands of darker tone gave the impression of "windows." The object flew up very fast when the car reached town. (LDLN) 524 Sep. 19, 1961 Indian Head (New Hampshire). Mr. and Mrs. Hill 2200 saw a lenticular object with a double row of portholes and half-a-dozen dark figures working at control panels inside, when they stopped to investigate a light following their car. They became afraid and drove away. A "beeping sound" enveloped the car, and they felt a prickling sensation before losing consciousness. When they came to, they were driving near Ashland. A series of nightmares and medically controlled hyp- nosis brought back what apparently was the memory of their abduction by the occupants of the object. (Fuller; Magonia) 525 Sep. 30, 1961 La Porte (Indiana). Eight km south of La Porte, 16- 2200 year-old Dennis Bealor saw a large sphere of orange light rise ahead of him on the road. He was so fright- ened that he lost control of his bike and left the road. (Hartle 158) 526 Dec. 21, 1961 Lafayette (Indiana). Jerry Hislope, 20, was driving 2145 to Kentland when he saw a glowing white object, 3 m in diameter, 1 m thick, dive at him, flying 3 m above the ground. He stopped to observe it, but the object flew away. (APRO Mar., 62) 527 Jan. 08, 1962 Catamarca (Argentina). A truck driver and two other night men observed two powerful lights lost sight of thern, but later saw a craft on the ground 150 m to the side of the road. It took off at high speed when illuminated by the headlights. Farther away, two objects ma- neuvered above the road leading to La Bajada. As the police were driving to the scene, they saw one of the craft on the ground near Loma Brava. (CODOVNI 1962) 528 Feb. 09, 1962 Aston Clinton (Great Britain). Mr. Wildam, of 0330 Luton, noticed that his car was gradually losing speed as he approached a bright, oval thing hovering 10 m above the road. The object was surrounded by a glow, and left at high speed very suddenly. (FSR 62, 2) 529 Apr. 10, 1962 San Casciano (Italy). Mario Zuccula, 27, was walk- evening ing home when he suddenly felt a current of cold air. He was paralyzed with fear when he saw a white ob- ject, 10 m in diameter, metallic in appearance which hovered close to the ground. A metallic cylinder was lowered from the craft, and two little men about 1.30 m tall, came out through a door lighted by a source inside the cylinder. A low voice similar to the sound of an electronic device told him they would return at the end of the fourth moon, one hour before dawn, with a message. The beings had their heads covered with a hood. (FSR 62, 4) 530 Apr. 11, 1962 Sarouno (Italy). Between Saronno and Legnano, evening Benazzi and three other witnesses saw a peculiar craft fly above them and land on the road. It was intensely luminous. (APRO Sep., 62) 531 Apr. 30, 1962 Mount Eba (Italy). Eugenio Siragusa, 43, claimed night to have met two men of normal height, clad in diving suits, with belts emitting intermittent yellow-green blue light, who delivered to him a peace message in Italian. The voice had a metallic tone. Also observed was a very dazzling object, 15 m in diameter. (FSR 63, 1) 532 May., 1962 Jujuy (Argentina). Approximate date. Four people 0400 whose car had run out of gas, were waiting in a driz- zling rain when a bright light, first thought to be from a car, approached them. It turned out to be a low- flying object that landed. It was round with a blink- ing light, and stayed there about one hour before taking off at high speed (APRO Jul., 63) 533 May. 12, 1962 Pampa Province (Argentina). V. and G. Tomasini 0410 and H. Zenobi saw an object on the ground 100 m away from the road. It looked like a railroad car and was illuminated. As they came close to it, the object took off, crossed the road at low altitude, rose with a flame, and separated into two sections that flew away in different directions. It made a humming noise and was seen on the ground for one min. Within a circle 60 m in radius, grass was burned, insects were carbon- ized, and the ground was "petrified." Sample analysis was done by the Puerto Belgrano Naval Base. (SBEDV 30; 132; CODOVNI 1962) 534 May. 13, 1962 Uncativo (Argentina). Dozens of witnesses in Un- 0400 cativo, Cordoba, Carranza, and Los Molinos Dam observed a very luminous, elongated object with a bright trail. Soon thereafter, fog filled a wooded sec- tion near Uncativo, and a landed object resembling a small house was observed. (133; CODOVNI 1962) 535 May. 22, 1962 Winifreda (Argentina). A woman was hospitalized after her observation of a strange object that landed, and of the "ugly" giant beings who emerged from it. Approximate date. (135) 536 Jun. 16, 1962 Prince of Wales Island (Australia). Four persons from Thursday Island, among them E. Thorpe, were climbing a hill when they observed a silvery object on a nearby hillside, less than 2 km away. It could not be located again when they reached the other side of the hill. (FSR 62,5) 537 Jun. 26, 1962 Verona (Italy). For about one hour, 20-year-old evening Roberto Poregozzo, his mother, Maria, and his 25- year-old sister, Luisa, observed a silvery disk, the ap- parent diameter of the moon, maneuvering in the sky near Santa Anastasia church. They finally went home. About 0300, one of them was awakened by a feeling of intense cold and perceived a greenish light in the room. In the window a sharply defined human shape, delineating a semi-transparent body, was visible. The apparition had a huge bald head. The witness screamed, awakening the two others, and they saw the apparition shrink and vanish "like a TV image when one turns off the set." (FSR 63, 2) 538 Jul. 30, 1962 Pasnembi (Brazil). A man driving near Pasnembi stopped when his engine failed and observed a cylindrial object, described as "a bottle with two necks," about 40 m long, 15 m high, which had landed on the road. Two men (one at either end of the craft), appeared to be changing some luminous signals. This lasted 10 min and the craft took off at high speed. In Alta, a number of people reported a bright object moving at high altitude. (136; FSR 62, 6) 539 Jul. 30, 1962 Bajeola Grande (Argentina). Roberto Mievres, 17, was riding his motorcycle when a tall being, with a head like a watermelon and three eyes, appeared as the engine stalled. The apparition snatched the boy's scarf, but he ran away and came back with a group of people, who found the scarf on the ground, discovered some traces and observed an unknown craft flying away. (CODOVNI 1962) 540 Aug. 02, 1962 Camba Punat Airport (Argentina). Luis Harvey, air- port manager, and his staff thought that an un- announced aircraft was about to land, as they saw a luminous object circling at high speed. It came down to hover about 1 m above the runway for some four min. It was spherical, spinning, and emitted flashes of blue, green and orange. When approached, it took off at very high speed. (FSR 64, 4) 541 Aug. 17, 1962 Duas Pontes (Brazil). Rivalino da Silva, a diamond evening prospector, told his associates that he had seen two strange dwarfs digging a hole near his house. They ran away as he came near them, and moments later an object took off from behind the bushes. It was shaped like a hat and surrounded with a red glow. (APRO Sep.,62) 542 Aug. 19, 1962 Duas Pontes (Brazil). Raimundo, the son of Rivalino night da Silva (see previous case), was awakened by the sound of steps and saw "a weird shadow" in the room. It was small and not human in shape. Voices were heard saying, "This one looks like Rivalino," and later that they would kill him. The family stayed on the alert all night. (APRO Sep., 62) 543 Aug. 20, 1962 Duas Pontes (Brazil). Raimundo da Silva (see previ- ous cases) testified before the police that while work- ing in a field, he saw two spherical objects hovering 2 m above ground, a few meters from the house. One was black with an antenna-like protrusion and a small tail; the other was black and white. Both emitted a humming sound and a flickering fire through an open- ing. The boy's father warned him to stay away as Rivalino walked toward the objects, praying. When he was 2 m away, the two spheres merged into one, raising dust from the ground and spreading a yellow mist that enveloped the man. The boy ran after his father, noting that the cloud had "an acrid smell." As it dissolved, everything had vanished. Police in- vestigation, headed by Lieutenant Lisboa, failed to reveal any clue. Many terrified people left the area. (APRO Sep., 62) 544 Sep., 1962 Orland (California). A. T. Gray, a dairy rancher, 2145 thought some lights in a field were those of a car. When coming nearer, he realized the object was ob- long with blunt edges and hovered about 7 m above the ground, making no noise. When Gray was 50 m away, the object came toward him, rose, and took off toward the southwest. (APRO Jul., 63) 545 Sep. 05, 1962 Mount Manfre (Italy). Second observation by Mr. night Siragusa (Case 531), who saw two figures over 2.10 m tall. The light from their belts prevented him from seeing them in detail. A large, spinning object, 25 m wide, top-shaped, hovered nearby. "From the under part, a metallic cylinder over 3 m long reached down almost to touch the road, with a small door, a sort of lift." (FSR 62, 6) 546 Sep. 13, 1962 Overfield (Great Britain). Myra Jones was driving 2320 between Overfield and Norris Hill when she saw a luminous, gray object, larger than a car with a dome on top. It was flying at the altitude of the Phone poles, slowly spinning. Dark spots were visible on the underside. It nearly touched the car, then gave a whistling sound and flew away. (137; FSR 62, 6) 547 Sep. 15, 1962 Oradell (New Jersey). Two bright disks were first seen 1700 at 1700, then were seen again at 1800, at the state line. Two witnesses saw one round object with a fin on top and another under it at 1950, and reported that it was going down toward the Oradell reservoir. Three young men saw and heard the object as it touched the water. Another witness called police. The luminous object took off a few minutes later. Official investigation described it as bright, surrounded with a glow, the apparent size of a small plane 1 km away. It left toward the south. (Atic) 548 Sep. 18, 1962 Barcelos (Brazil). Three men working in a rubber plantation saw a large, disk-shaped object hover above the river. It emitted sparks, was of silvery color, and very brilliant. It eventually rose straight up at high speed. Disappearance of cattle was noticed in the area during that period and blamed on the same cause. (APRO Jan., 63) 549 Oct. 24, 1962 Horsetooth Reservoir (Colorado). Undocumented claim that a landing took place. No traces. (NICAP Oct., 62) 550 Oct. 28, 1962 Norwood (Australia). Mrs. E. D. Silvester was driv- 1930 ing with her three children when an illuminated oval object landed near the road. She watched it for 40 min, and reported seeing a man wearing a helmet and gas mask in the vicinity of the object. (FSR 63, 4) 551 Nov., 1962 Var (France). A garage owner was driving through a evening rainstorm when he suddenly saw a group of figures 80 m away. He slowed down as they went away jerkily, and observed that they were bizarre, birdlike creatures. As they rushed toward the car, he drove past them in terror and saw them going back toward a luminous, blue object hovering in a field. They en- tered it as if "sucked into it," and a dull sound was heard before the object flew off. (FSR 68, 6) 552 Dec. 09, 1962 Bologna (Italy). Antonio Candau saw a circular ob- 2200 ject land in Cadivilla, 9 m away from him. It was about 5.5 m m diameter, and two men emerged from it, approaching within 2 m, and spoke incompre- hensible words. They wore yellow coveralls and a wide belt. Noting that the witness was afraid, one of them made a reassuring gesture with his hand, and the craft departed with a strange sound. (Settimana Incom. Dec. 30, 62) 553 Dec. 11, 1962 Chumbicha (Argentina). G. L. Colodrero and the di- dawn rector of the Cordoba Historial Museum were driv- ing from Catamarca to Cordoba when, 7 km away from Chumbicha, they saw seven objects on the ground of a mountain slope. They were bright and spherical, rose straight up and flew away with a very bright trail. (CODOVNI 1962) 554 Dec. 17, 1962 Milan (Italy). Francesco Rizzi, night watchman, was dawn crossing the factory yard when he heard a whistling sound and observed an object hovering 1 m above ground. It was a silvery disk, about 5 m in diameter, with lighted windows. The noise stopped, a door be- came visible, and a small being appeared and made a gesture. A second figure was also seen. The craft took off with a puff of white smoke and a whistling sound. (138) 555 Dec. 19, 1962 Verbania (Italy). Three sailors on a ship observed two gray, helmet-shaped objects hovering 1 km away at 20 m altitude above Lake Major. Diameter: about 15 m. After 5 min one object started moving rapidly, gaining height with an undulating movement. It was soon joined by the second object, and both disap- pered together at the horizon. (139) 556 Dec. 21, 1962 Buenos Aires Airport (Argentina). A large, fiery disk 0215 was observed on the runway by Horado Alora and Mario Pezzuto, the two control tower operators, and by the crews of two aircraft. It rose to 10 m altitude, hovered, and flew away to the northeast. (CODO- VNI 1962) 557 Jan. 04, 1963 Rome (Italy). A well-known psychiatrist saw an ob- 1900 ject on the ground in a deserted city park. Shape: a dome upon a cylinder, bearing a series of round apertures and surrounded by a thick, roundish ring, set on a tripod landing gear supporting the base of the cylinder 1 m above the ground. Diameter: 5 m. Suddenly the ring started spinning rapidly, and a gust of air was felt as the craft rose a few m above ground, then disappeared in a split second. (142) 558 Jan. 11, 1963 San Pietro (Italy). A 43-year-old farmer was awakened 2300 by restless animals and went out to calm them. Fifteen min later he saw an object land in a small square in the village, went toward it, was "paralyzed" when 10 m away. Two min later the craft, 4.5 m long, 1.5 m high, with a translucent upper dome showing two dark, moving figures, ascended in the direction of Brindisi, emitted a vertical beam of green light. (143) 559 Jan. 28, 1963 Shilton (Great Britain). Mary Sharp and Mrs. E. L. 1720 Sharp saw an object on the ground. It had four win- dows, emitted a yellow-orange light, and eventually left toward Rugby. (Atic) 560 Jan. 28, 1963 Mamina (Chile). A former Chilean Air Force officer, night who was driving a truck, observed two disk-shaped objects that followed him for over ten min. (Atic) 561 Jan. 31, 1963 Ganada de Algosaray (Argentina). An object was re- ported to have landed. The Lopez brothers found traces in the grass and evidence of intense heat. Police investigation. A whitish powder was also found at the site. (FSR 66, 1) 562 Feb. 05, 1963 Ascension (Paraguay). Approximate date. A student, Anastasio Lenven, saw an object land on the school grounds. In a different observation, several residents, including an official of the Ministry of the Interior, saw an object flying at very high speed over Ascension. (Atic) 563 Feb. 15, 1963 Willow Grove (Australia). A civilian observed an 0710 object arriving from the east. It stopped at 15 m alti- tude over his farmhouse. The object made a swishing sound, and measured about 8 m in diameter, 3 m in height. The underside was spinning in a counter- clockwise direction, had a blue color and no light. It took off faster than a jet, after hovering about five sec. The witness suffered from a strong headache all day. (Atic) 564 Feb. 20, 1963 Lecce (Italy). A young man saw from a window ,a 1730 slowly spinning object, almost stationary, 500 m away. It appeared as a disk having a central upper dome, with a total diameter of 3 m. The object had a brilliant yellow red halo, but its dome was much more brilliant. The witness observed it through binoculars, reported seeing a "particle" leave the object, after which it stopped spinning, gained altitude with a vertical shift- ing, and left toward the northeast. (144) 565 Feb. 21, 1963 Belgrade (Montana). A strange globe of fire hit a car 0230 driven by a civilian man. Several people called author- ities to report that they had been awakened by a peculiar object. (Atic) 566 Mar. 09, 1963 Crystal Lake (Montana). Amos Biggs observed a sil- ver, saucer-shaped craft, with an oval dome, which landed on the frozen lake for 10 min. A "door" was opened and then shut, and the craft took off with a buzzing sound. (FS Jul., 64) 567 Mar. 12, 1963 Colonia Yerua (Argentina). After an intense rainfall 0532 Pablo Michalowski and Roberto Jorge Martinez ob- served and photographed a luminous object that rose from a forest preserve about 2 km from Colonia Yerua. (CODOVNI 1963) 568 Mar. 13, 1963 Richards Bay (South Africa). Fred White was fish- 2230 ing when he heard a high-pitched whine coming from the east and saw an object come in his direction and land 15 m away, scattering sand. It was at least 30 m in diameter, and was shaped like two plates glued together. Through several oval portholes he could see light inside. A man with a fair complexion, wearing a metallic helmet, looked at the witness. He wore a sky-blue, one-piece coverall with no visible buttons or fasteners, and gloves made of shiny mesh. Warm air was felt as the craft took off about six min later, and radio interference was noted. (FSR 63, 5) 569 May. 07, 1963 Kirkby (Great Britain). Margaret McCutcheon and evening her 13-year-old son reported to the police that, after the house lights blacked out while watching television, they saw an object about 6 m in diameter, with two aerials and a red light flashing, emitting a low buzz, near the house. After one minute, it flew away. (FSR 63, 4) 570 May. 15, 1963 Yvrac-Maille (France). Mr. and Mrs. D., of Carig- nan, saw an object on the ground to the left of the road as they were driving between Bergerac and Bor- deaux, beyond the Yvrac intersection, 2.5 km from Maille. They stopped to observe it, and the object then followed them for part of their trip. (LDLN 71) 571 May. 20, 1963 Glencoe (Australia). A 17-year-old witness, who evening wishes anonymity for fear of ridicule, saw what he first thought was a bulldozer by the side of the road. He came within 20 m of it, then was blinded by a strong light as his car suddenly stopped. The object crossed the road and flew away. The light was as intense as that of a welder's torch. The witness's father testified that his son came home white and visibly terrified. (APRO Nov., 63) 572 Jun. 04, 1963 Lyle (Minnesota). A multicolored object, the size of a light truck, was reported to have landed in the vicinity of Lyle. Police searched an area over 3 km wide on both sides of the Iowa-Minnesota border, with no results. (Personal) 573 Jun. 28, 1963 Sandy Creek (Australia). A fiery red object, 8 m wide 2130 4 m high, with a concave top and flat bottom, was seen on the road by a Willaston resident who stopped his car 4 m away. The object rose, tipped to one side and flew away at fantastic speed. (141; FSR 64, 1) 574 Jul. 15, 1963 Charlton (Great Britain). A farmer discovered strange crater 2.5 m wide and 2.5 m deep. Vegetation around it was burned and there were four holes in the ground around the crater itself. (FSR 63, 5; Magonia) 575 Jul. 22, 1963 Parr (Great Britain). William Holland, 12, and two 2030 other persons saw a hovering, silvery object with a flashing red light on top, at 20 m altitude. It had three "legs" and a periscope underneath that pointed at the witnesses. The object went up into a cloud of un- usual color, which flew against the wind. (FSR 64, 3) 576 Aug. 07, 1963 Centralia (Illinois). Five persons observed a luminous night source flying slowly over the railroad tracks. Direction of travel: west, then north. It appeared ready to land in a wooded area. Its luminosity was variable. (Atic) 577 Aug. 8, 1963 Mount Vernon (Illinois). An oval, luminous object 2210 coming from the north dived toward Centralia Road, followed a car, flying around it. Then it went away toward the west, disappeared like a bulb turned off, and was seen again in the west flying very fast. It was observed by numerous people. Total duration: 15 min. (Atic) 578 Aug. 13, 1963 Ellsworth (Maine). An elliptical object with lights on its entire length and occasional flashes at both ends was seen at ground level for over one hour by an entire family. (Evidence 141) 579 Aug. 20, 1963 Rome (Italy). In a wooded area near Rome, a man in 2132 a car observed an object resembling a plate turned upside down, with a central turret, flying low over his vehicle. (Atic) 580 Aug. 28, 1963 Sagrada Famila (Brazil). Two brothers, F. and R. 1915 Eustagio, 11 and 9, saw a luminous sphere at treetop level. Through an opening they observed "several rows of people inside" and a thin, 3 m tall being, whho glided down to the ground along two vertical beams of light. He walked with a strange, swinging motion, then sat down. He wore a transparent helmet, had one eye in the middle of his forehead, wore high boots that left a triangular imprint, and carried a box emit- ting flashes. He made a threatening gesture and flew up to the sphere, which left. The chlldren somehow became convinced that the being was "good" and would return. (Humanoids 37; Magonia) 581 Sep. 19, 1963 Saskatoon (Canada). Four children saw a bright oval 2000 object hover in a field and drop something. Approach- ing the site, they were confronted with a 3 m tall man, dressed in "a white monklike suit," who held out his hands and made unintelligible sounds. The children fled in panic, and one girl was admitted to the hos- pital in shock. (Personal) 582 Oct. 1963 Whidbey Island (Washington). A middle-aged 0900 woman, who had seen a strange craft hovering near her house the previous Jul., observed a gray-colored object, 3.5 m long, hovering less than 2 m above ground. Through the transparent front part she could see three figures. Suddenly one of the occupants was standing on the grass. He was clothed in "asbestos- textured coveralls" and neither the face, nor the hands, nor the feet was visible. When she asked, "What do you want?" the answer, in English, was: "One of our party knows you; we will return." The object then decreased in size, tilted, partially sank into the ground, grew to its previous size, and de- parted to the east, producing steam, a flash, and a noise. (FSR 64, 6) 583 Oct. 12, 1963 Monte Maiz (Argentina). E. Douglas, while driv- 0330 ing a truck through,a violent rainstorm, had to stop when he encountered a large, blinding object, 35 m high, from which three giants, 3 m tall, wearing luminous clothes and strange helmets, emerged. Douglas fired at them, as a red beam burned him. He ran away and found shelter in Monte Maiz. He suf- fered burns similar to ultraviolet exposure. Footprints of large dimension were found at the site. (COD- OVNI 1963; Austr; FSR 8; Magonia) 584 Oct. 21, 1963 Trancas (Argentina). Six strange objects were ob- 2130 served for 40 min causing a local panic. One was hovering at ground level above some railroad tracks, while another, showing a dome and portholes, was nea a house. When witneses flashed a light, the house was flooded with a strong beam. Temperature rose and a sulphurous odor was noted. Figures were seen in the vicinity of the first disks. All six objects had a white and a red light beam, measured 8 m in diameter, and left a cloud of white smoke. (145; LDLN 66) 585 Oct. 31, 1963 Daylston (Australia). Jim Davidson saw an object 0415 about 3 m long, bearing orange and red lights, which came close to his light truck, flew ahead of him, then departed and appeared to land behind a hill. Two witnesses independently reported a maneuvering light. (Austr. FSR May., 64) 586 Oct. 31, 1963 Peropava River (Brazil). A farmer, Issuo Oikiti, and 1400 two other witnesses saw a luminous object, resembling a huge, aluminum ball, which hit the river, changed direction while spinning, crossed to the other side and plunged into the water, which appeared to boil. (Vuillequez) 587 Nov. 15, 1963 Bloomingdale (New Jersey). Peter Valko and Jim Keosian ran toward a strange object that appeared about to land, but it "vanished." (Binder) 588 Nov. 16, 1963 Saltwood (Great Britain). Four teenagers, among evening them painter John Flaxton, while walking on a country road, saw a moving star turn into a reddish glow coming toward them, then disappearing behind some trees. Shortly thereafter, a bright, golden light was seen 80 m away, floating 3 m above ground, and a dark figure the size of a man, with wings like a bat, came toward them. They fled in terror. (FSR 64, 2; Magonia) 589 Dec., 1963 Japan (exact location unknown). A Japanese man re- ported the landing of an object, from which emerged a being who spoke to him in a language he could not understand, climbed aboard again, and flew away. (LDLN67) 590 Dec. 10, 1963 Cosford (Great Britain). At the RAF camp, two air- 2330 men observed a dome-shaped object that landed be- hind a hangar. It gave out a bright glow, and the witnesses fled when an opening became visible. (FSR 64, 2) 591 Dec. 14, 1963 Vereeniging (South Africa). Messrs. Muller and 0100 Immelman suddenly found the countryside illumi- nated and saw an object, 15 m in diameter, with in- tense orange and blue lights, emitting sparks, flying toward their car. They stopped and jumped out as it dived five or six times, at one point hovering for two min 15 m above them, making a humming sound, be- fore flying away. (146; FSR 64, 3) 592 Dec. 25, 1963 Libreville (Gabon). A fisherman witnessed the land- night ing of a craft, from which a terrifying creature emerged. It was humanoid in shape, spoke sounds he could not understand, left footprints on the sand, and went back to the machine and flew off. (147;LDLN 70) 593 Dec. 27, 1963 Epping (Great Britain). A shiny white object was 1600 seen on the ground at Bank's Stables. It was about 3.5 m long, 1 m high, and had something like a wind- shield more brilliant than the rest of the craft. It took off, flew horizontally for 30 m, and was hidden from view. Grass was flattened over a circular area, and four traces were found. (BUFORA 1) 594 Apr. 03, 1964 Monticello (Wisconsin). Four people in a car ob- 2100 served a rigid configuration of intense red and white lights, apparently attached to a large object that came to ground level, hovered, and flew off very fast as they were driving about 2 km west of Monticello. (Atic; Challenge 31) 595 Apr. 22, 1964 Lordsbury (New Mexico). Marie Morrow and two 2100 other persons were driving west, about 2O km east of Lordsbury when the entire area was illuminated by a bluish light "as bright as day," and a round object flew about 3 m above the car, making a whining sound, then went north. (APRO May., 64) 596 Apr. 24, 1964 Tioga City (New York). Dairy farmer Gary T. Wil- 1000 cox saw a shiny, egg-shaped object, about 8 m long and 6 m wide, in his field. He spoke in English to two dwarfs, 1.2 m tall, wearing seamless clothing and hoods, and carrying trays. (Humanoids 59; Magonia) 597 Apr. 24, 1964 Socorro (New Mexico). Policeman Lonnie Zamora 1745 observed the landing of a white craft, resting on four legs, in a depression 4 km outside Socorro. Near it were standing two figures, below average height, dressed in white. Within 30 m of the object, he saw a red insignia on its aluminumlike surface. It rose to 4 m with a strong roar, became silent, hovered and flew away. Traces. (Atic; Challenge 34; Humanoids 47; Magonia) 598 Apr. 26, 1964 La Madera (New Mexico). Orlando Gallegos ob- 1230 served a bright, metallic, egg-shaped object about 70 m away, on the ground, north of La Madera. Blue flames appeared to circle the base of the machine, which was silent and about the length of a Phone pole. Scorch marks and four imprints were found, according to Police Capt. Martin Vigil. (Personal) 599 Apr. 28, 1964 Anthony (New Mexico). Numerous witnesses, among morning them policeman Paul Arteche, saw a reddish, round object hover at low level, then take off very rapidly toward the west. (NICAP Jul., 64) 600 Apr. 30, 1964 Baker (California). Gloria Biggs, her husband, and her mother observed a brown, dome-shaped object on a hilltop about 17 km west of Baker on U.S. Highway 91. They lost sight of it a moment, could not see it again, and found only a depression in the ground. (FSR 64, 5; Anatomy 75) 601 Apr. 30, 1964 Canyon Ferry (Montana). Several anonymous adults 2230 observed an elongated, glowing object. Two children saw a lighted craft land and take off, leaving four rectangular indentations. (APRO Jul., 64) 602 May. 05, 1964 Comstock (Minnesota). A farmer, Alfred Ernst, saw 0830 an object rise from a field and fly rapidly into the cloud bank. It was described as oval, and it left a depression and imprints in the ground. (FS Jun., 65) 603 May. 09, 1964 Mogadore (Ohio). Three children, John Owens, 1100 Cheryl Glunt, and Bernie Montello, saw a silvery, dome-shaped object arrive from the south and land in a field 150 m away. Estimated diameter: 3 m. (FS Jun., 65) 604 May. 13, 1964 Rio Vista (California). A woman saw two objects, one of which landed in a field. It was round and luminous. (NICAP Jul., 64) 605 May. 17, 1964 Massillon (Ohio). A fiery object, maneuvering at low 2100 altitude, was seen from Wooster and Smithville at 2110. then from Lawrence and Burbank between 2125 and 2130. It flew erratically with a whirring sound and changes of color, apparently interfering with police radio. lt went down toward the northwest, seemingly ready to land. Abnormal radioactivity al- legedly was found at the site. (Akron UFO Res. Soc.) 606 May. 18, 1964 Hubbard (Oregon). A bright, silvery object, 3 m long, 1.5 m high, with a cone-shaped front part, resting on four legs, was seen in a wheat field by 10-year-old Mike Bizon. It made a beeping noise, rose first to the altitude of the Phone poles, then took off ver- tically. Wheat was found flattened in all directions. (NICAP Jul., 64) 607 May. 24, 1964 Millinocket (Maine). A man driving on Millinocket 2100 Lake Road saw a fiery, spherical object to the side. He stopped and left his car with a friend to ob- serve it better. When they became afraid and walked back to the car, the sphere followed them; the engine could not be started as long as the sphere remained within 2 or 3 m of the car. It flew away after five min. It was described as a ball of fire without structure, about 75 cm in diameter. (Atic) 608 Jun. 02, 1964 Hobbs (New Mexico). A "black object with flames" 1600 is blamed for burns suffered by an 8-year-old child, who said he saw the object coming from the sky. His grandmother, Mrs. Frank Smith, who was standing nearby, heard a sound similar to that of a bullet, but saw nothing. The child suffered second-degree burns on his face, and lost part of his hair. (Saucer News Mar., 65) 609 Jun. 02, 1964 Leam Lane (England). David Wilson, 14, was going 1730 to get some straw for his rabbits when he stopped with other children to observe half-a-dozen dwarfs, about 80 cm tall, dressed in bright green, and having hands lighted "like electric bulbs," who seemed to be searching for something. Another child later re- ported that she had seen a silvery disk-shaped object, the size of a car, take off from the same location. (FS Dec.,64) 610 Jun. 05, 1964 Pajasblancas (Argentina). A 42-year-old doctor and his wife were 30 km away from the airport when an intensely bright object appeared on the road ahead. They drove very close to it and saw three men dressed in gray, one of whom told him in Spanish that "they had a mission on Earth." (Humanoids 39) 611 Jun. 08, 1964 Lawrenceville (Illinois). Helen Reed observed a spin- 2230 ning object 5 m above ground,less than 20 m away, coming and going with right-angle turns. It had a dome from which colored light emanated (blue turn- ing to red) and bands of yellow light. The object was lost to sight behind trees in the north. (NICAP Jul., 64) 612 Jun. 13, 1964 Penberville (Ohio). Karen Fahle saw a bright object 2100 coming to the ground about 200 m away. While ap- proaching its lights blinked and turned to dark red. Five min later it went away slowly. (AMUFO Sep., 64) 613 Jun. 14, 1964 Dale (Indiana). Charles Englebrecht went outside 2100 when his TV set and all house lights suddenly failed and saw a glowing blue-white object, about 30 nn in diameter, land about 18 m away in the field. He felt a mild electric shock when he tried to approach it and was unable to move forward. (NICAP Jul., 64) 614 Jun. 15, 1964 Aria (Chile). A miner, R. A. Donoso, observed a strange machine land. From it emerged two fair- skinned men who asked for water in a language which appeared to be a mixture of English and Spanish. Donoso took some water from his car radiator for them and they left. Their craft was about 3 m long and 1 m wide. (FSR 65; 2) 615 Jul. 07, 1964 Tallulah Falls (Georgia). Nine persons from three 2100 different houses, including J. Ivester, described an object like "a flying top." TV interference was associ- ated with the object's presence. It flew silently at tree height and hovered over the vard of Mrs. Russell Mickinan's house. The lower part was bright red, with three lights on the upper part. As it left, a green light illuminated the countryside. A powerful odor similar to "embalming fluid" was noticeable when police arrived. The next day, witnesses felt a burning sensation on their faces and arms. (Challenge 39) 616 Jul. 14, 1964 Tallulah Falls (Georgia). Miss P. Upton came run- evening ning home nearly hysterical. While riding bicycles, she and a friend saw a low-flying object that terrified them. A strong unpleasant smell also was reported. (Fate Nov., 64) 617 Jul. 16, 1964 Conklin (New York). Edmund Travis, 9, Randy 1500 Travis, 7 Floyd Moore, 10, and two other boys, saw a dwarf dressed in a black suit and a helmet, with a glass section in front of his face, which looked human. He appeared to request some water in a strange tone, which sounded "as if it came from a pipe." He then walked to a shiny machine partially hidden in the brush, as the boys ran home. (Humanoids 59) 618 Jul. 27, 1964 Sherburne (New York). An engineer stopped his car 2100 when he saw an aluminum-looking object, stationary, about 15 m above ground. The edge of the craft seemed fluorescent, and three beams of very bright light were emitted before it flew off at high speed. Total duration: 6 min. (Atic) 619 Jul. 28, 1964 Lake Chelan (Washington). A former Navy pilot 2230 and another man, both regarded as trustworthy, were at work in a field when they saw an intense light, cone-shaped, emitted from the ground. A similar light was observed in the sky when the one on ground was turned off, then the reverse took place. A round, aluminum-looking object, about 10 m in diameter, with one red and one white light, then appeared and descended to ground level with a strong whistling sound similar to a small jet. Piercing and high-pitched voices similar to those of children playing were heard. After 40 min the craft took off. Before it did so, a jet aircraft flying at low altitude circled its position. On Jul. 31 and August 1, the densely wooded area was explored from a helicopter and on foot by Sheriff Nickell and a U.S. Air Force officer, but nothing was found. (Atic) 620 Jul. 30, 1964 Flemington (New Jersey). A whitish, elliptical object followed a car, then landed in a field. The driver got out to observe it, but when the object started in his direction he became afraid and drove off. (NICAP Sep., 64) 621 Aug. 12, 1964 Brekkens Corner (Montana). Witnesses got out of 2200 their car to watch an object resembling a "burning haystack," oval or crescent-shaped, which rose from the ground, crossed the sky, and was lost to sight in the south. (Personal) 622 Aug. 25, 1964 Lynn (Massachusetts). Richard Pratt, 17, heard a 2230 whistling noise and saw a silvery, oval object sur- rounded with a soft white glow, supporting a dome, which went down to ground level. A similar object had been observed one hour earlier at Littleton, about 50 km west, by four boys. It was described as silvery gray, with three blinking red lights and a white light. (NICAP Sep., 64) 623 Sep. 05, 1964 Cofico (Argentina). Chafredo Dagota observed a 2100 circular object that came to the ground briefly. It stood on a sort of pillar and emitted a blinding light. He caught sight of two figures moving near it. (FSR 66, 3) 624 Sep. 05, 1964 Cisco Grove (California). A hunter, who had lost 2200 his way in the mountains, observed approaching lights that seemed to land. From a vantage point in a tree, he saw a dome-shaped object at ground level, about 500 m away. Several creatures, one of them a robot- like figure with "eyes" about 10 cm in diameter, came near, apparently trying to dislodge the witness from his tree. The creatures appeared to fear the light from flaming objects thrown at them. The witness fell asleep after an exhausting series of attempts to keep the creatures away. At dawn there was nothing to be seen. (Atic; Magonia) 625 Sep. 11, 1964 Ulysses (Oklahoma). Karen Campbell was scared by 0600 an oval, dull copper object that flew low over her car. It measured about 1.2 m in height, had a dome on top, made a "rushing" noise, and seemed to "float" over the car. (148) 626 Sep. 15, 1964 Core Lane (Louisiana). James Warren was awakened by a noise, and saw an object bearing blinking red and green lights fly over his house at treetop level. He called the police, who also reported seeing the object. (Fate Jan., 65) 627 Nov., 1964 Saint-Alexis de Montcalm (Canada). Mr. Lehel ob- 2300 served a lighted object at hilltop level, about 700 m away. At the site, a wide circle of crushed vegetation was found, three branches were broken, and a pole was calcined. (LDLN 76) 628 Dec. 21, 1964 Harrisonburg (Viginia). Mr. Burns saw a huge ob- 1700 ject cross the road, hover at ground level in a field for less than one min, then take off vertically. There were other witnesses in the area. (Atic) 629 Dec. 28, 1964 Auckland (New Zealand). Two young girls, R. Bender and J. Quinn, observed an object flying 17 m above the ground. It was shaped like two plates glued to- gether, with two rows of intense lights, and a turret with a green light on top. When an opening became visible, the witnesses thought the thing was about to land, and they fled. (Spaceview) 630 Jan. 12, 1965 Blaine Air Force Base (Washington). A member of a night federal agency, who was driving toward the base, saw a low-flying object, 10 m in diameter, which avoided collision at the last moment. He got out of the car and observed it hovering for one min, then it flew off. at high speed. The object was tracked on radar. The same night, a round, glowing object with a dome on top landed on a nearby farm, melting snow in a 10 m diameter urcle. (NICAP Mar., 65) 631 Jan. 14, 1965 Norfolk (Virginia). James Myers saw an object rise 2400 from the ground, appearing as a bright, circular silvery craft. (Fate Jul., 65) 632 Jan. 19, 1965 Brands Flat (Virginia). A workman cutting wood on 1815 the Augusta archery range saw two saucer-shaped ob- jects, 30 m and 6 m in diameter, hovering in the sky. The smaller one landed, a door opened, and three pilots emerged. They looked human, but had a red- dish-orange skin and staring eyes. One of them had "a long finger on his left hand." Their clothes were the same color as the craft, whose open door showed a strange light inside. The object was so highly pol- ished that "I would bet on a clear day you could not see it at five thousand feet." The occupants spoke sounds that were not understood and reentered the object. The door outline could not be seen when it was closed. (Personal) 633 Jan. 23, 1965 Williamsburg (Virginia). A 31-year-old man driving 0840 a '64 Cadillac was at the intersection of U.S. Highway 60 and State Route 14 when the engine failed, and he had to stop by the side of the road. He then observed an object about 1.2 m above ground. It was shaped like a mushroom or an electric bulb, 25 m high, 8 m in diameter made noise similar to a vacuum cleaner had a metallic gray coIor, a red-orange light on one side, and a blue one on the other. It took off against the wind toward the west, at high speed. (Atic) 634 Jan. 25, 1965 Marion (Virginia). Woody Darnell, policeman, his night family, and several neighbors saw a stationary object on the ground. It took off with a shower of sparks. Several trees were found uprooted or calcined at the site. (Fate Jul., 65) 635 Feb. 03, 1965 South Brighton (New Zealand). A man saw a light 2045 on the beach near Penguin Street and got out of his car to observe it. He then heard a modulated whistling sound and saw an object, 7 m wide, rise from the beach to an altitude of about 20 m. He came back to the site with other persons, and a dog that became restless at a spot where grass was found flattened. Another witness, driving near Humphrey Ave., saw the object as it rose over South Brighton. (149) 636 Feb. 04, 1965 Torrent (Argentina). Several persons observed five luminous objects in flight. A transparent craft landed, and five creatures, about 2 m high, with one eye on the forehead and flashing helmets, emerged and tried to abduct a villager. Approximate date. (Humanoids 39) 637 Feb. 21, 1965 Chalac (Argentina). About 50 Toba Indians, includ- 2100 ing policemen, saw three little men with luminous glows emerge from an object that had made several low passes over the village with other flying craft. A photographer took several pictures and noted that the creatures feared the light from his flash camera. The object increased in luminosity as it took off. (CODOVNI; FSR 65, 4) 638 Mar. 02, 1965 Brooksville (Florida). John F. Reeves, 65, retired, was 1355 walking in the woods when he observed an object 10 m in diameter, 2m thick, saucer-shaped with an outer rim and a stairway. After watching it for 10 min, he saw a robotlike being, about 1.30m tall, wearing a silver uniform, glass headgear, and then returned with a The being walked walked to the craft, then returned with a box that emitted a flash when pointed at the witness. The object subsequently took off with a whistling sound. (Atic) 639 Mar. 04, 1965 Corvallis (Oregon). A farmer and his employee saw 1830 from their car three yellow-orange spheres rapidly rising. Oily spots were found in the field. (Atic) 640 Mar. 08, 1965 Mount Airy (Maryland). Three persons saw a cigar- 1940 shaped object with two fixed red lights, which flew above them, avoided hitting the house at the last moment, and was lost to sight in the northeast. (Per- sonal) 641 Mar. 15, 1965 Fort Myers (Florida). In the Everglades, 30 km east of 0100 Big Cypress, James Flynn, 45, who was hunting, saw a huge, lighted object 1 m above the swamp surface. He watched it for 40 min, observing that it was con- ical, twice as wide as it was high, and seemed built from metal sections over one square m each. It showed four rows of square windows, 70 cm wide. Estimated diameter: 25 m. A yellow light shone through the windows, and the object made a sound of a transformer and wind. Flynn got within 2 m of it and made a gesture. A beam of light from the underside of the object struck him between the eyes and he lost consciousness for 24 hours. He had lost vision in the right eye, saw poorly with the left, went to a doctor in Fort Myers, and spent five days in the hospital. (Fate Sep.,65) 642 Apr., 1965 Monte Grande (Argentina). Felipe Martinez, 37, reported that he was paralyzed during the landing of a silent, large, egg-shaped object, from which emerged a small man, about 1 m tall, wearing a helmet linked to the object by three cables. The being spoke slowly and with difficulty in, Spanish. (Humanoids 40) 643 Apr. 08, 1965 Kindrae (Minnesota). A 60-year-old man saw an 2130 object 200 m away, in the northwest at 30 m altitude. It turned east, then left toward the south. First seen as a single, bright light, then two luminous sources were visible through a "door" in the object, which appeared metallic. Radio interference was noted. (Atic) 644 Apr. 23, 1965 Rivesville (West Virginia). A woman observed an 0800 object land near her house while she was working in her kitchen. It was shaped like a disk, showed port- holes and a cylinder about 1 m high, with a sliding door from which a small creature, about 1 m tall, emerged and jumped to the ground. Its face was not clearly visible but it had pointed ears, a sort of tail, and was linked to the main object by a cable. It wore white clothing, appeared to pick up something from the ground, and reentered the cylinder, which then slid up into the larger white disk. The outside rim started spinning in a counterclockwise motion with a soft whistling sound and the object rose straight up, out of view. Estimated diameter of the disk: 7m. (Atic) 645 Apr. 26, 1965 New London (Minnesota). Gary X., 9, saw an object 1700 which came down silently and hovered at ground level 60 m away. A sort of periscope emerged from it, and a strange noise (also heard by the boy's father) was noted. After 1-2 min the "periscope" disappeared, the object rose, and then dashed up at unbelievable speed. (Personal) 646 May. 23, 1965 Eton Range (Australia). About 70 km from Mackay, 2100 Jim Tilse, Eric Judin, and John Burgess saw a cir- cular object, 10 m in diameter, flying erratically, mak- ing a buzzing sound. It had headlights, a tripod landing gear, and supported another disk-shaped de- vice. Police investigation disclosed damaged trees and other landing traces. (FSR 65, 5) 647 May. 24, 1965 Geradton (Australia). Mr. and Mrs. French observed 0130 an object in a field at 4 m altitude. It had blinding white lights, caused radio interference, and made a high-pitched sound. (Spaceview 44; LDLN 80) 648 May. 24, 1965 Paso de las Carretas (Argentina). Hunters saw through 1840 binoculars an object resembling an upside-down plate, very luminous, with a red light on top, flying in circles and landing on a hilltop. The Lujan police sent a patrol, under Comm. Osvaldo Pagella, which found a large, metallic object resting on the hill, but they could not approach the object before it took off, be- cause of the difficult terrain. (Personal) 649 Jun. 02, 1965 Kuranda (Australia). Mr. D. Armstrong, a former 2000 airman, was called outside by his sons and saw a spherical object with flashing lights that appeared to land silently on a hillside situated on Mr. Watson's property. (FSR 65, 5) 650 Jul. 01, 1965 Valensole (France). Farmer Maurice Masse, 41, 0500 heard a strange noise and saw an egg-shaped object 30 m away in a lavender field. The craft was set on a central pivot with six legs, was about 5 m long, and had a door showing two seats back to back. Near it were two dwarfs the size of 8-year-old children, with heads, normal human eyes, fine hands with five fingers, and no hair. They seemed surprised when the witness came near, and stopped their examination of a plant to aim a small device at him, causing inhibi- tion of movement. They spoke among themselves in shrill sounds similar to a gargle. The craft took off and "vanished." Traces. (FSR 65, 5; Magonia) 651 Jul. 06, 1965 Puerto La Cruz (Portugal). The commander and night crew of the Norwegian tanker "Jawesta" observed a lighted object flying out of the sea. First Officer Toronin Lien first saw a large, blue, intense flame be- hind the ship at high speed. He called the captain and tracked the object with binoculors as its altitude reached about 300m. Its shape was that of a cigar, with a row of lighted portholes showing a clear yel- low glow, and it left a bluish trail. (150) 652 Jul. 09, 1965 Moyeuvre (France). At the Cote-de-Thermont, 30- 1230 year-old Mrs. Zielonka saw a metallic object rise at high speed and fly away toward Metz. Estimated diameter: 3 m. (152) 653 Jul. 12, 1965 Bairio Paraiso dos Barbeiros (Brazil). Student Hum- berto Aranjo da Silva nearly hit a saucer-shaped craft, 6 m in diameter, with two V-shaped landing pads and a dome, which had landed on the road. It made a whirring noise. (LDLN 84; SBEDV 51, 53) 654 Jul. 15, 1965 Loretami Valley (Argentina). Mr. and Mrs. Bosquets and their family observed a luminous object, its color changing from blue to orange, about 12 m in diam- eter, and showing several portholes. The object left traces on the ground. (CODOVNI 1965) 655 Jul. 17, 1965 Colonia (Uruguay). A blinding object, smaller than an airplane and having metallic legs, was seen on the bank of the Rio de la Plata River by two workers and four young men. White smoke emerged from the craft, which remained on the sand for two min, leav- ing X-shaped traces. It flew up to about 10 m altitude, then went away. The craft showed a round central section with two oval ends and looked somewhat similar to an egg. (153) 656 Jul. 19, 1965 Villas Rosas (Argentina). Maria Andres, teacher, 1930 Mr. Gomez, Mrs. Goicoecha, and others saw a small object leave a larger one, land, and burn a spot on the ground before going back to the main object. It emitted a blinding light. (Asi Jul. 30, 1965) 657 Jul. 19, 1965 Vancluse (Australia). Mr. Crowe was attracted by a 2130 strong light on the beach, and walked within 20 m of the craft producing it, which took off with a yellow- orange light. Estimated diameter: 7 m, height, 3 m, with blue-green edges. (Spaceview 44) 658 Jul. 19, 1965 Chanaral (Chile). Carlos Videla Zamudio saw a night "strange machine" land on an isolated beach. It was shaped like a mushroom or a top, was lighted from inside, rested on the ground silently, flew up to 30 m, and disappeared at fantastic speed. This was the third landing on a beach reported in Jul.. (155; LDLN 78; APRO Jan., 66) 659 Jul. 20, 1965 Quilmes (Argentina). R. Pereyra was driving near 0800 Monte de los Curas when he saw a parachutelike ob- ject land. Going near, he observed a chromium- looking, egg-shaped craft standing on metal legs, with a transparent upper part. A blond-haired pilot, wear- ing plastic coveralls and small boots, seemed to study a piece of paper. Inside the craft was another man seated before an instrument panel. Shortly thereafter the object took off. (Humanoids 40) 660 Jul. 23, 1965 Lima (Peru). An object was observed to land on ranch 45 km north of this town by a chemical engi- neer, his wife, and several farmers. It remained on the ground for 45 min, leaving traces. (Saucer News 61) 661 Jul. 25, 1965 Chosica Power Plant (Peru). Mr. Alva was awakened night by a strange sound and saw an object on the ground emitting green light flashes. He woke up other em- ployees, who had time to note that the object was about 3 m in diameter, had small windows in its upper part, and a revolving telescopic appendage. The in- vestigating commission found dark, triangular traces on the ground. (FSR 67, 6) 662 Jul. 26, 1965 Carazinho (Brazil). A teenager, Adilon Azevedo, a 2000 others who fled, saw two objects at ground level, about 3 m in diameter, 1.5 m high, with five occupants, wearing luminous helmets, speaking among the- selves, in unfamiliar language. One of the beings had a bright object in his hand. The witness experienced headaches for five days. (Humanoids 41) 663 Jul. 29, 1965 Grouzies (France). Alain Bressol observed a large, 2300 disk-shaped object in a field near Monsempron-Libos. It flew at high speed toward the south. Official report. (156;LDLN 78) 664 Jul. 30, 1965 Puerto Monte (Chile). Hundreds of people in two separate spots observed an object that landed for five min. It emitted a blinding purple light. (157; LDLN 78) 665 Jul. 30, 1965 Goonumbla (Australia). Two children attracted by 0500 the barking of a dog saw a luminous object resting on a tripod landing gear, and observed it for one hour. (Personal) 666 Jul. 31, 1965 Belluco (Chile). A woman in a car saw an object on the road. It took off, then landed again in Belluco where it was seen by several people. The object emitted a bright, purple light and a green beam. (Spaceview) 667 Aug. 02, 1965 Justin (Texas). Two deputy sheriffs of Tarrant County saw an object as bright as burning magnesium, which landed as they were on a patrol near Wagle Mountain Lake. Extensive investigation by the police led to negative results. (Atic) 668 Aug. 02, 1965 Oklahoma City (Oklahoma). Five children saw a brilliant, round object without wings, close to the ground, in the 600 block on Northwest 63. (Atic) 669 Aug. 03, 1965 Lake Hefner (Oklahoma). A young man saw an object rise from the lake area. (Atic) 670 Aug. 03, 1965 Carnarvon (Australia). Approximate date. Dr. An- 2000 tonin Kukla and Mrs. Audrey Lawrence saw an object dive toward them. They switched off the car head- lights and got out of the vehicle to observe the oval object, which hovered at ground level, its color chang- ing from orange to fluorescent green, before it took off at high speed. (NICAP) 671 Aug. 04, 1965 Chena (Chile). A bright, silvery object landed on a hill for 45 min. There were numerous witnesses, among them military men. Official investigation. (Nachrichten Oct., 65) 672 Aug. 04, 1965 Dallas (Texas). A man in a car observed a red and 0130 blue light thought it came from a police car, then was passed by a huge, orange object flying at ground level. (Atic) 673 Aug. 04, 1965 Abilene (Kansas). Truck driver Don Tenopir had 0130 reached a point 35 km from Abilene, going toward Lincoln, when his headlights blinked and failed. An object then dived toward the truck and stopped on the road 30 m ahead causing a car coming in the op- posite direction to leave the road in order to avoid it. The object was orange, 5 m in diameter, 1.5 m high, with a dome and a "black spot." It took off toward the west, then turned south. (LDLN 82) 674 Aug. 04, 1965 Trapua (Brazil). Joao Erondo dos Santos saw a disk 2200 50 m in diameter land with a distinct sound, although no traces were found afterward. The object illumi- nated a wide area. (LDLN 84) 675 Aug. 05, 1965 Cherry Creek (New York). Several children saw an 2030 object shaped like two saucers glued together come to ground level several times on the farm of William Butcher. It was chromelike, measured about 16 m in diameter, took off with green and yellow flames, and illuminated the clouds when it flew into them. Capt. James Dorsey and four technicians from Niagara Falls AFB investigated the case. They found no trace, concluding, however, that the witnesses were not lying. (Personal) 676 Aug. 09, 1965 Grand Forks (North Dakota). Three girls driving a 2330 car observed what they first thought was the rising moon. It was a circular, pale-yellow object, with a silhouette moving inside the glow. There were five other witnesses one of whom stated that as he ap- proached the object, it appeared to "blow up" with a bang. (FSR 66, 2) 677 Aug. 13, 1965 Baden (Pennsylvania). A 37-year-old civilian had just put his car in the garage when he saw an object about 100 m in diameter, shaped like a disk, which flew in front of the moon in a northerly direction at about 80 km/h. It was surrounded with orange lights that weakened as a blue source came on, very intense for about 3 sec then all lights disappeared as the object was about 700 m away. This was followed by a sort of "shock-wave" effect, and tree leaves were shaken. The witness entered his house and called the Air Force. Twenty minutes later his vision became hazy and his eyes were painful. He gradually lost vision in both eyes, and his entire body was "sunburned." Med- ical examination compared the symptoms to ultra- violet exposure. His vision came back gradually over a period of several days. (Atic) 678 Aug. 13, 1965 Renton (Washington). Ellen G. Ryerson, 16, and 0700 her sister, Laura, were going to work in a bean field when they observed three creatures about 1.60 m tall, with bulging eyes, expressionless faces, white crani- ums, large pores, and a protrusion at the back of their heads. They wore purple jerseys and white shirts. They had disappeared when the running girls looked back. (FSR 66, 2) 679 Aug. 14, 1965 Stranraer (Scotland). Patrick Nash and his family 0200 were awaiting a ferry boat when a brilliant, orange-red object shaped like a large soup plate appeared 50 m away, rose from the ground, flew low over the car, landed 20m away on the other side, vanishing sud- denly. (FSR 65,6) 680 Aug. 15, 1965 Nablus (Jordan). A guard saw a boatlike object flying 0200 at high speed, with red flames on its sides. It circled and came low over a farm. In fear, the man fired at it with his rifle. (FSR 66, 1) 681 Aug. 15, 1965 Salto (Uruguay). Five persons in a car heard a hum- 2300 ming sound, and an object with changing colored lights landed and blocked the road while the car engine stalled. The object was as wide as the road, and 3 m high. Before it took off, three human beings were seen inside. (Humanoids 42) 682 Aug. 20, 1965 Mount Airy (North Carolina). Mrs. T. E. Schumaker 0300 was awakened by a loud humming sound and found she could not speak or move for a while. When she finally reached her window, she saw a vertical, cigar- shaped, luminous object. It moved right and left, then back, etc. Ultimately it disappeared behind some trees. The next morning a circle of crushed grass, 4 m in diameter, was found in the yard. (FSR 66,2) 683 Aug. 20, 1965 Cuzco (Peru). Several tourists, including Alberto 1150 Ugarte and Elwin Voter, observed a strange craft landing near the Inca ruins that they were visiting. Two creatures described as luminous dwarfs, who seemed to have "vertical mouths," were seen briefly. (Humanoids 43) 684 Aug. 20, 1965 Cherry Creek (New York). Four students working 1820 on a farm noted radio interference and a peculiar "beeping sound," then saw an object at low altitude on the farm of William Butcher. It was shaped like two saucers glued together, had a shiny chromelike sur- face, diameter of 15 m, height of 6 m, and left a trail and smell of burned gasoline. It rose straight up into the clouds, which were illuminated with green light. Five min later it came down again over a woods, rose, and finally flew off to the southwest. Effects were noted on animals: milk production decreased from 2 1/2 barrels to one; a dog barked, and other animals were terrified. (Atic) 685 Aug. 20, 1965 Mar del Plata (Argentina). Mr. and Mrs. Yacobi 2300 heard a loud humming sound and saw a glowing, oval, flashing object land 200 m away. Figures moved around it, as if examining the craft, which took off again. (Humanoids 42) 686 Aug. 21, 1965 Bury's Bridge (Eire). A man was repairing the broken 1530 chain of his motorbike when an object shaped like a top, gray, spinning, 1.8 m high, same diameter, sud- denly appeared 5 m away, 1.5 m above the road. It shot off toward the northeast. (FSR 65,6) 687 Aug. 23, 1965 Apostoles (Argentina). Casimiro Zuk was riding his 0100 bicycle near a railroad crossing when he saw a lumi- nous object above him that circled, then landed near the tracks. It was round, 5 m in diameter, and 2.5 m high. A door opened, and a man dressed like a pilot emerged, walked around, and reentered the object, which flew off in a spiral. (158) 688 Aug. 25, 1965 Terreon (Mexico). Zoilo Campos Aguilar observed 0300 an object very close to the ground for 38 min. It was semi-oval, with a powerful yellow-orange light and left rapidly toward the south with a double trail. Ap- parent diameter was that of the full moon. The wit- ness was a night watchman. (Binder) 689 Aug. 25, 1965 Callao (Peru). A red object shaped like a plate, emitt- 1010 ting fire and smoke through two openings in its lower section, shook a school building as it allegedly landed on the roof. Faculty and students at the Santa Leonor College observed the craft, which had two antennae on top, rise spinning and emitting red light beams It flew off to the northeast. (FSR 67, 6) 690 Aug. 30, 1965 La Blanquilla (Venezuela). A spinning, top-shaped object with openings through which an orange light was visible was observed taking off with a "foggy" trail. (APRO Jan., 66) 691 Sep. 01, 1965 Huanuco (Peru). A worker observed the landing of 0500 an oval object on an airfield where he had gone "drawn by a strange feeling." Four other persons also saw the object, from which a dwarfish creature, 85 cm tall, emerged. The entity had a head double the size of a normal human head, and made gestures that were not understood. He reentered the machine, which became illuminated and took off, first vertically, then toward the west. (Personal) 692 Sep. 3, 1965 San Justo (Argentina). J. Fernandez was awakened 0120 by a humming sound and saw a luminous, oval object rising from the roof of his house. Its color varied from white to red, and it left marks on the roof. (Human- oids 41) 693 Sep. 03, 1965 Exeter (New Hampshire). A young man and two 0200 Police officers observed five lights in a rigid configura- tion moving over a field, sometimes fluttering to low altitude with a falling-leaf motion. The lights illumi- nated the countryside and flashed in sequence. (Fuller) 694 Sep. 03, 1965 Damon (Texas). Two Angleton sheriffs, McCoy and evening Robert Goode saw from their car a huge object 70 m long, 15 m high, with a bright, violet light at one end and a pale-blue light at the other. They stopped to watch it and saw the craft fly within 30 m, casting a huge shadow when it intercepted the moonlight. They felt a heat wave and drove away in fear, but returned to the site a second time, only to turn around when they found the object was still there. Goode had been bitten by an animal before the sight- ing, and his left index finger swelled and bled freely. After exposure to the light from the object, the pain was gone, and the wound cured unnaturally. Later that evening, two men found him at a restaurant and described the object in detail, adding he should keep future encounters to himself. (NICAP Aug.,65) 695 Sep. 05, 1965 Santa Barbara (Peru). Governor Sebastian Macha 0500 saw two dwarfish creatures, 80 cm tall, on the snow near Ceulacocha. They entered a craft, which left with a thundering noise. (FSR 66, 2) 696 Sep. 07, 1965 San Joaquin (Peru). More than 200 witnesses saw 2100 two objects come to ground level, leaving crater-like depressions. (Personal) 697 Sep. 08, 1965 Alto Purus (Brazil). After work, latex collectors saw evening an object resembling a huge wheel, intensely bright, with two flaming openings in front, about to land near them. They went into hiding, and observed the craft as it flew away. (LDLN 84) 698 Sep. 08, 1965 Puno (Peru). A child reported the observation of a 2200 luminous object from which seven creatures, 80 cm tall, with only one eye, emerged. The same day a newsman was said to have seen an object land in the vicinity of Puno, and to have made an unsuccesful attempt at communication. (Personal) 699 Sep. 10, 1965 Jalapa (Mexico). Four persons saw a creature with glowing catlike eyes, dressed in black, walking in a street. The entity was holding a metallic tube, was pursued, and vanished suddenly. (159; Magonia) 700 Sep. 10, 1965 Mexico City (Mexico). Three women were said to have observed a group of beings, 3 m tall, without noses or mouths with red, bright eyes, wearing gray clothing and boots. No object was described. Ap- proximate date. (159) 701 Sep. 11, 1965 Guarulhos (Brazil). Antonio Pau Ferro saw two ob- 0800 jects land. Two dwarfish beings emerged, 70 cm tall, dressed like humans, with "ugly" skin. They appeared to examine some tomato plants, reentered their craft, 6 m in diameter, and flew off. They spoke in a lan- guage which was not understood. (LDLN 84) 702 Sep. 15, 1965 Silverton (South Africa). Two policemen, John 2400 Lockem and Koos de Klerk, were on a patrol of the Pretoria-Bronkhorstspruit Road when their headlights illuminated a disk 10 m in diameter, copper-colored, resting on the road. Ten sec later it took off in a pool of flames, at high speed. The tar on the road kept burning for some time. (Humanoids 71) 703 Sep. 20, 1965 Pichaca (Peru). A farm woman saw an object land, 1630 and six dwarfs, 80 cm tall, emerged from it. They wore very shiny white clothes and "walked like ducks." She hid during the observation, and noted that they spoke in a language she could not understand. After their departure, a liquid resembling vinegar was found on the ground. (Personal) 704 Sep. 27, 1965 Fredonia (New York). Addie Jones, 61, saw a silvery 0815 object, 10 m in diameter, rise from a wooded area and hover silently before leaving toward the west. Under the object was a boxlike device. Distance to witness: 400 m. No light. (160) 705 Sep. 29, 1965 Arequipa (Peru). Two men in a car, Julio L. de Romana and Antonio Chavez Bedoya, saw a strange being, 80 cm tall, by the side of the road. The creature had only one eye, and gold and silver stripes over its entire body. Soon afterward a craft flew over their car. Several persons living 20 km away also reported an unidentified object within min of this sighting. (Per- sonal) 706 Oct. 01, 1965 Aguas Blancas (Argentina). Three students, Santos Vallejos, Antonia Aparti, and Adela Sanchez, who were walking to General San Martin School, were attacked by small creatures with greenish skin. The children ran away, and arrived at the school in a state of terror. (CODOVNI) 707 Oct. 04, 1965 Southington (Connecticut). An object was said to have landed near Southington. No details. (NICAP) 708 Oct. 04, 1965 Rio Vista (California). Betty Valine and her 12-year- evening old son Robbie observed a large, plate-shaped machine with a dome on top, inside which three creatures were clearly visible. The witnesses did not see the object touch down. (FSR 66, 3) 709 Oct. 13, 1965 Minot (North Dakota). Two adolescent girls, Marg Gudajtes and Judy Norlock, saw a large, metallic, oval object with bluish lights land in a park at the edge of town. It had left by the time they returned with help. An oval area of crushed grass was observed. (FSR 66, 3) 710 Oct. 18, 1965 Ponte Praia (Brazil). Thousands of persons saw a circular object that flew over the beach, circling. Later two witnesses saw it land in an isolated spot between Cuaranga and the Santos Air Base. (Ouranos 32; LDLN 84) 711 Oct. 22, 1965 Canhotinho (Brazil). Approximate date. Jose Camilo Filho saw two creatures near a landed object. (LDLN 84) 712 Oct. 23, 1965 Long Prairie (Minnesota). James Townsend, 19, was 1915 driving on Highway 27 when his engine, lights, and radio stopped operating. He then observed an object 10 m tall, about 3 m in diameter, shaped somewhat like a rocket, sitting on fins on the road. Three creatures with "tripod legs and matchstick arms," brownish-black in color, having no eyes or facial features, stood in a large, lighted circle under it, facing the witness for a few moments before disappearing in the intense light. The object rose straight up for 400 m, with a high-pitched humming sound, stopped and vanished. The car then resumed normal operation by itself. (FSR 66, 3) 713 Oct. 30, 1965 Pinhal (Brazil). Witnesses in a Volkswagen en- night countered a strong light on the road. A truck and another Volkswagen arrived and went near the object, which took off suddenly and flew over them. It was also observed by dozens of witnesses at the Pinhal Junction. (APRO Sep., 66) 714 Nov., 1965 Broken Hill (Zambia). Eric Williams saw a large ob- dusk ject, 30 m in diameter, 15 m high, about 75 m away. He reported seeing clearly a row of portholes illumi- nated with a greenish light. (FSR 66, 4) 715 Nov. 09, 1965 New York City (New York). During the great power dawn blackout, actor Stuart Whitman was startled to hear a whistling sound outside his 12th floor window and to observe two hovering objects, one orange and the other blue giving off a luminescent light. He then heard an English message indicating that the black- out was a "demonstration." (FSR 66, 6) 716 Nov. 13, 1965 Mogi-Guassu (Brazil). Dario Filho, his wife, his grandson, and a bank director saw an object land 100 m away, flashing a beam of light toward the sky. Two policemen on the scene also observed the inci- dent. Near the object were two dwarfs. One of them wore coveralls, the other had a gray shirt and brown trousers. By what seemed an optical effect, a third being with a flat, squarish head, wearing something like a surgeon's apron, was also seen near them. The object and the creatures were very bright. (APRO Sep., 66) 717 Nov. 16, 1965 Cyrus (Minnesota). T. Untiedt was driving on High- way 28 about 5 km west of Cyprus when he saw a red flourescent, cylindrical object with a cone on top, 4 km long and 2 m in diameter, surrounded with a white glow. The car slowed down as the observer was 400 km away from the object, which took off toward the northeast. (FSR 66, 6) 718 Nov. 29, 1965 Springhill (Nova Scotia). Kevin Davis, 12, and Gary evening Jardine, 10, saw an object with a blinking red dome fly over the Cooper Creek area and come to ground level. They observed portholes and a long bar with fingerlike devices emerging from an opening. Snow was blown away and bushes were flattened. (NICAP Jan., 66) 719 Dec. 16, 1965 Sauce Viejo (Argentina). A railroad worker, Cesar T. Gallardo, was surprised when his carbide lamp and his radio stopped working. He saw strange lights out- side the sleeping coach where he was reading, and a luminous being whose legs were clad in shiny dark cloth came in, tore up his newspaper, poured the con- tents of an oil can into a small bottle and went away, leaving the witness amazed. Other people saw "a luminous man" walking along the tracks. Police re- port. (FSR 66, 1) 720 Dec. 20, 1965 Herman (Minnesota). Edward Burnd, 15, was driv- ing west in a farm truck when he saw an object 2 m above the road about 30 m away. As the engine died, the object glowed red and the witness lost conscious- ness. When he awoke, the truck was facing east and rested in a ditch. (FSR 66, 6) 721 Jan. 07, 1966 Wilmer (Alabama). A civilian had to stop his car 15l7 when an object he first thought was a helicopter landed on the road about 5 km southwest of George- town. The craft was about 8 m in diameter, supported a cone with a flashing green light, made a loud whirring sound. It appeared to hover, then left at high speed. The witness could then restart his engine, which had died during the close approach. Sulphur or a "rotten egg" smell was noted. (Atic) 722 Jan. 16, 1966 Bolazec (France). On the Morlaix-Callac Road, 23- 0400 year-old Eugene Coquil was driving his Renault Dauphine when he saw headlights in a field and observed an object come over his car and land on the other side of the road. It was square with four vertical lights resembling lamps. The witness drove away and did not see the object leave. (Personal; 161) 723 Jan. 19, 1966 Horseshoe Lagoon, near Tully (Australia). George 0900 Pedley, 27, was driving his tractor when he heard a high-pitched sound and saw a strange gray-blue craft, 8 m in diameter, 3 m high, rise from the lagoon 25 m away. It was spinning like a top, rose to 20 m, and flew to the southwest on a fast, oblique course. Flat- tened reeds were found in several places. (FSR 66,2; Magonia) 724 Jan. 29, 1966 Rexburg (Idaho). Two civilians returning from a 0010 sporting event observed what they first thought was the moon. After driving for about 1 km, they saw that it was a flat, well-defined object, which had blocked the road. The object was the size of a truck and cast an intense yellow-orange light on the ground. The witnesses turned around and drove back to Rexburg. (Atic) 725 Feb. 06, 1966 Aluche (Spain). Vicente Ortuno and another man 2000 observed a bright orange disk, about 11 m in diameter, with three legs, which came down, landed, and took off again at high speed on the "El Relajal" estate. (FSR 63, 3) 726 Feb. 16, 1966 Brunswick Naval Air Station (Maine). A luminous 2030 object was said to have landed in the woods. It showed flashing red, blue, and green lights. A second object was later seen to join the first one. (Atic) 727 Hanna City (Illinois). A civilian witness was driving Feb. 26, 1966 8 km east of Farmington when a flying oval object, the size of a car, came within 3 m of him, then circled twice and left toward the north. It emitted a bright red glow, supported a sort of dome with a green light on top, produced radio interference, and made a strange "signallike noise." (Atic) 728 Mar. 03, 1966 Oswego (New York). Several civilians reported an 1920 object that flew slowly toward the south, hovered, came within 15 m of them, and finally flew off toward the southwest. (Atic) 729 Mar. 17, 1966 Harrow (Canada). Mr. Ward saw an object 12 m in diameter and 7 m high, emitting a pulsating white light, in a field. It had a revolving section with port- holes. (FS Aug., 66) 730 Mar. 17, 1966 Milan (Michigan). A police officer observed an object 0000 in the southwest. He thought it was a plane about to crash, although no sound was audible. He tried to contact the police headquarters, but his radio trans- mitter did not work properly. The object, which now colored lights spinning at the periphery, and a diam- eter of 16 m, came within 25 m of the patrol car, following it for 1 km, then flew off toward the north- west. The witness had been a policeman for 10 years, and had never seen anything like that object. (Atic) 731 Mar. 20, 1966 Dexter (Michigan). Frank Mannor and his son, 2000 Ronald, saw a luminous object hovering over a swamp. It was described as brown, with a "scaly" surface, cone- shaped, and showing bluish lights that turned red. Then the whole object lighted up with a yellowish glow and flew away at high speed with a whistling sound. (Atic) 732 Mar. 21, 1966 Hillsdale (Michigan). William Van Horn, Civil De- fense Director, and a group of students observed a pattern of lights on the ground. The source of the light appeared to manuever for about two hours. (Atic) 733 Mar. 23, 1966 Fort Pierce (Florida). Two young men were walking through a wooded area when they saw a bright object that they thought was a balloon covered with fluores- cent paint but it became so intensely bright that they could not look directly at it. As they walked closer, it exploded, leaving no trace. (Atic) 734 Mar. 23, 1966 Temple (Oklahoma). An electronics instructor, who 0505 was driving to work at a local Air Force Base, observed an object blocking the road. It was shaped like an air- plane fuselage, 25 m long, with a "bubble" on top resembling the canopy on a B-26, rested on legs, and had very bright aft and forward lights. There was a door and a short stairway to the side of the object, and a man in coveralls appeared to be examining the craft which bore the identification "TL 4768" (see case 417). When the witness approached, the "pilot" went back inside, a sound resembling that of a high- speed drill was heard, and the object rose. No engine was observed. The witness was familiar with all con- ventional military aircraft. (Atic; Magonia) 735 Mar. 24, 1966 Sheboygan (Wisconsin). Two women saw a glowing 2215 object on the road. As they came near it, they found that it hovered and showed two intense white lights, as well as a green and red light. The object was bowl- shaped, and they lost sight of it when they drove away. They saw it again later, flying low on a south- north trajectory. (Atic) 736 Mar. 25, 1966 Bangor (Maine). John King, 22, working with the Bangor Police Department, suddenly saw above him a very bright object with a dark underside. He fired at it four times, hearing the bullets hit a metal surface as the object flew off. (LDLN 84) 737 Mar. 26, 1966 Attigneville (France). Jean Voilquin, 54, saw a strange "wheel" roll 15 m away at a speed of about 30 km/h. It was about 80 cm in diameter, 25 cm thick; it rolled away and vanished. (LDLN; GEPA 8) 738 Mar. 26, 1966 Texahoma (Oklahoma). Two civilian women were 2400 driving back from Amarillo when they saw an object aproaching from the north. The engine died and the headlights failed. The object flew over the car and hovered 400 m away. After 10 min, the witnesses were able to start their car and leave. They reported the object had a wafflelike surface and glowed with an intense red light. (Atic) 739 Mar. 28, 1966 Fayetteville (Tennessee). A man driving at a speed 2000 of about 100 km/h suddenly encountered a large lighted object 1 m above the road on a hilltop. It flew off, as the car engine and headlights died. The light bulbs had to be replaced. The object was oval, 7 m long, dark gray, and showed about 30 lights along its periphery. (Atic) 740 Mar. 30, 1966 Pecos (Texas). An elongated object about 30 m long and 9 m high was reported to have landed near a high- way for 5 min. (NICAP Mar., 66) 741 Mar. 30, 1966 Lexisburg (Indiana). A civilian woman and her four 2035 children observed an oval object crossing the road as they were driving south about 15 km north of Lexis- burg. It came close to the car, and a pulsating sound was heard, increasing in frequency as the object came nearer, but it seemed to come through the car radio rather than directly from the object. The witness drove away in fear, but was followed for 13 km by the object, whose color suddenly changed from reddish- orange to bluish-white before accelerating out of sight. (Atic) 742 Mar. 30, 1966 Mansfield (Ohio). An anonymous witness saw a 2200 round object with two lights land near the Ohio State University campus. A door opened and a very thin, child-sized figure was seen. The object then began to move torward the witness's car and rose rapidly. (Gribble Jun., 66) 743 Mar. 31, 1966 Vicksburg (Michigan). A man driving home saw 0200 lights on the road and discovered a gray,lens-shaped object hovering at 1 m altitude. It had one intense white light and three colored flashing lights. Driving within 2 m of it, he became afraid and backed up, but the object suddenly flew over and behind him. A noise similar to that of a swarm of bees was audible. It left at high speed toward the east. (Personal) 744 Mar. 31, 1966 San Francisco (California). Two women observed a 0600 large object with a pulsating bluish light on top, an orange light below, windows, and antennae, resting in a construction area. Silhouettes could be seen mov- ing inside, one of them gesturing as the craft took off. (Gribble Jun., 6) 745 Mar. 31, 1966 Hamilton (Canada). Charles Kozens, 13, saw two 2115 objects, 2.5 m long, 1.2 m high, with flashing lights, land near Hamilton. When he tried to touch an antenna on one of the objects, he received an electric shock. (FSR 66, 4) 746 Apr. 01, 1966 Tangier (Oklahoma). A civilian man, 34, was driving 2240 about 10 km south of Tangier when he reached a hill- top and saw a green object flying north at very high speed, emitting a shrieking noise and a "heat wave." The car engine died. The witness noted that the ob- ject was wider than the road. (Atic) 747 Apr. 01, 1966 Liberty (Missouri). Darlene Underwood and her 2400 mother saw two starlike objects land in a field. One of them rose rapidly when a train came into view. It went behind a hill, while the second one hovered at tree height with its lights off. When the train had passed, both objects landed again and two manlike shadows were seen. Voices shouting in a foreign lan- guage and what sounded like a pig being butchered were heard. Light signals. (IIR May., 66) 748 Apr. 04, 1966 Hague (Florida). A civilian man, 40, saw an object 0605 resting on the ground as he was going to work, less than 2 km southeast of Hague. It was an elongated craft, 2 m long, 70 cm high. When he tried to touch it, the craft left at great speed toward the west. It had six openings, 10 cm in diameter, and made a "turbine" noise so loud that the witness had to put his hands over his ears. After going away for a few meters, it vanished suddenly. Rain was falling throughout the observation, which lasted four min. (Atic) 749 Apr. 05, 1966 Wycheproof (Australia). R. Sullivan was driving to- ward Maryborough when his headlight beams ap- peared to "bend" to the right. He then observed a vertical, conical beam of light in a nearby field, very white at ground level and rainbowlike up to an alti- tude of 7 m. Top and bottom diameters: 3 and 1 m respectively. The object producing the light flew away. (APRO May., 66) 750 Apr. 05, 1966 Durhamville (New York). A woman was awakened by 0130 a flash, thought her heater had exploded, but found everything in order. The next day she was told that a pulsating, luminous object had flown at very low altitude over her trailer, circled and left. Three wit- noises. Low buzzing sound. (Binder) 751 Apr. 05, 1966 Lycoming (New York). A civilian woman, 42, went 0300 to get a glass of water in her kitchen and saw a spin- ning object, 3 m in diameter, 6 m above ground near her house. It departed very suddenly, leaving a trail. (Atic) 752 Apr. 05, 1966 Kittery (Maine). A landed object was observed 1900 through binoculars by four persons. It took off, hovered for a while, and left. (Atic) 753 Apr. 05, 1966 Alto (Tennessee). Two civilian men stopped to watch 2400 an object hovering above a swamp, tried to follow it, but it flew awav. They observed that animals (cows, dogs, horses) were restless in all the areas that the object crossed. A photographic reconstitution by the U.S. Air Force showed an oval object, 30 m long, flying at 5 m altitude, between a high-tension line and a row of trees. (Atic) 754 Apr. 07, 1966 Daniels Park (Colorado). Six teenagers reported 2130 strange lights following their car as they left the site of a picnic in a state of extreme fear. An unknown man, 2.20 m tall, wearing black clothes, had been seen passing in front of the shelter entrance and walking on the roof. (Personal) 755 Apr. 08, 1966 Norwalk (Connecticut). Mike Dorsey and Gary 0805 Hunt, 12 were walking to school when they saw a circling object making the sound of humming bees. They ran for cover, trying to stop a car. The craft re- sembled an upside-down plate, very smooth, ap- parently metallic, with a black spot near the rim, a red light and an antennalike projection, and red and white lights spinning counterclockwise. Diameter- 2.5 m, height, 1.5 m. Minimum altitude was 2 m, held for 5 min, with a slight rocking motion. The object then took off at great speed. (Lor. III 108) 756 Apr. 11, 1966 Greensburg (Pennsylvania). A civilian man, 43, saw 0000 a well-defined object 5 m above ground, 100 m away. It showed a flashing red light, rose, was lost in the fog, then came back at treetop level with a strong whistling sound. Its shape was that of a cigar, 15 m long. It had no wings, tail assembly, or wheels. (Atic) 757 Apr. 12, 1966 Dorchester (Massachusetts). During a power failure 1945 many residents, including Robert Moses and Robert McCambly, saw an oval object with a dome on top and lights (red to white to green) around the bottom, which appeared to land on the roof of the Oliver Wendelle Holmes grammar school after a series of maneuvers. (FSR 66, 4) 758 Apr. 17, 1966 Millersville (Texas). A person in a car saw an oval object the size of a car follow his vehicle, then cross the road behind it at 5 m altitude. The object reflected sunlight. (Atic) 759 Apr. 18, 1966 Battle Creek (Michigan). An egg-shaped object, 25 m 2210 long, 5 m high, gray-colored, was observed from a distance of 25 m by a 42-year-old witness driving a car. The object supported a cockpit with windows and three rows of lights, emitted red flames, and made the same noise as a heavy truck on wet pavement. The object followed the car for some time. (Atic) 760 Apr. 19, 1966 Bellingham (Massachusetts). Two women saw a 2200 cigar-shaped object, with bright, red lights at both ends, flying erratically. It made a whistling sound when moving, was silent when hovering. Minimum distance: 100 m, length, 20 m. The lights began flash- ing and the object went down behind some trees when five planes and a helicopter came over the area. Two of the aircraft circled the location, then flew on. The whistling sound was again heard, but the object was not seen after the departure of the planes. (Personal) 761 Apr. 19, 1966 Peabody (Massachusetts). A man saw what he 2245 thought was a crashing plane, then observed it was oval, had white, red, and green lights, flew low over him, circled, came down with pendulum motion, and appeared to land on Route 114. At midnight, two men driving along that route saw a beam sweep the road, stopped, and saw the object in a field. It was a disk with a white, a green, and three red lights. The two reports were independent. (Personal) 762 Apr. 22, 1966 Bagley (Minnesota). Several people were said to have 1530 observed an object fly at low altitude and land outside Bagley. Four dwarfs seemed to make repairs, then the craft flew away. (FS Mar., 67) 763 Apr. 22, 1966 Beverly (Massachusetts). A child saw a blinding, 2100 multicolored source of light making a buzzing sound as it flew over the road 15 m away from the house. It seemed to land in a field near the school. Three adults came out to calm the child and also saw the object circling and hovering. They called the police. Two officers arrived and saw the object appearing to "dance" with two other craft. All witnesses then ob- served the arrival of one helicopter and two aircraft, as the remaining object flew away to the southwest. Police described the object as plate-shaped when stationary above the school building. TV reception was blurred throughout the observation. (Personal) 764 Apr. 24, 1966 Pedernales River (Texas). Tom M. Lasseter, archi- 0330 tect, was camping near the river when he was awak- ened by a fluttering sound and observed a glowing white disk, 7 m in diameter, at treetop level 60 m away. It had a row of lights. (NICAP May., 66) 765 Apr. 24, 1966 Ashby (Massachusetts). Two men saw an object dive 1810 within 30 m of their car. It was silent, had a bright blue light on top, suddenly accelerated, and was lost to sight toward Mt. Watatic. (Atic) 766 Apr. 26, 1966 Follansbee (West Virginia). A young man saw a 2330 silent object shaped like two bowls glued together, 30 m altitude, ahead of his car. Estimated diameter: 10 m. He drove away without looking behind. (Atic) 767 May. 10, 1966 Marisela Caracas (Venezuela). A man observed the 1652 landing of an oval object and two beings, who ame out of the object through a system of light beams. They used strange instruments to examine a number of objects, especially plants. They were 2 m tall, had oversized heads, appeared bright and "transparent." Their eyes were slanted, their shoulders very broad. They wore no apparent weapon, but their belts were very wide and emitted light rays. They did not touch anything without first illuminating it with these beams. They went back aboard their craft "as if car- ried by the light." (Personal) 768 May. 10, 1966 Atafona Campos (Brazil). Approximate date. The 2200 crowd at a movie projection panicked, thinking it was an earthquake, as an unknown object exploded. According to police, a sulphurous odor and a trace 25 cm deep, 35 cm wide, were noted at the site. (LDLN 84) 769 May. 16, 1966 Cordoba (Spain). Manuel Hernandez was coming back from the fields near Cordoba when he saw a disk-shaped object land 100 m away. Small beings resembling "green birds" came out for a few instants, then took off again. (162) 770 Jun. 03, 1966 West Point City (Pennsylvania). Two witnesses ob- 2145 served a stationary object 3 m above ground. It had a diameter of 7 m, lights on top and bottom and smaller lights at the rim. It flew away very fast to the east. (Personal) 771 Jun. 08, 1966 Sandusky Road (Ohio). A civilian man, 43, driving 0645 west between Kansas and Toledo, saw an object ap- pear out of nowhere. It was cigar-shaped, bright metallic, and flew low to the northeast. Minimum distance: 30 m. The object was completely silent, and the size of an airliner. (Atic) 772 Jun. 11, 1966 Westport (Connecticut). A civilian who was going 0345 fishing saw an object dive toward his car and hover at treetop level, stopped and observed it for two min. It was shaped like two plates glued together, and had a smaller, oval object on top. It took a 45 (degree) inclination, rose, made a right-angle turn, and changed color (white to yellow to blue to green) as it accelerated. (NICAP) 773 Jun. 13, 1966 Milan (Michigan). The policeman who had observed an object over Milan on Mar. 17 saw an unidentified machine on the ground at a street intersection. He drove toward it with his headlights illuminating the object, which took off like an airplane, flying away to the southeast. Investigation by Selfridge AFB. (Atic) 774 Jun. 18, 1966 Bar-sur-Loup (France). The Mayor of Bar-sur-Loup, 0345 Leon Barbier, saw a large, round object with yellow and green lights on a hilltop. (LDLN 89) 775 Jun. 18, 1966 Le Rouret (France). A truck driver, Mr. Dugelay, 0400 saw a disk-shaped object over Le Rouret. It remained motionless for five min, then disappeared. Its lights were alternately red and bluish-green. (LDLN 84; 163) 776 Jun. 18, 1966 Mount Mitchell (North Carolina). Four campers 2400 saw an object with three flashing red lights land on the ground 200 m away. It remained there all night, rose at dawn, was then observed through binoculars as a red-colored, bell-shaped craft. Broken trees and other traces were found. (Atic) 777 Jun. 23, 1966 Hamburg (New York). A 61-year-old civilian woman 2130 was reading when an intense red light illuminated the ground near her house. She went outside and saw a lighted object 20 m away 1 m in diameter, which backed up and flew away "like a bullet." Three other persons saw it from the next house. (Atic) <*> 778 Jul. 05, 1966 Chaclacayo (Peru). Several persons reported seeing a very small creature leaving a luminous trail, quietly walking along the streets, while children and adults panicked. (164) 779 Jul. 11, 1966 Union-Kirkwood (Pennsylvania). Two civilian women saw a red, luminous object 30 m away in a field. It had small openings and made a whirring sound. Length, 30 m; height, 6 m; duration, 90 min. (Atic) 780 Jul. 13, 1966 Pontedera (Italy). Camillo Faieta, 35, a lineman, was on duty when a light dazzled him, and he observed that it came from an object on a small island on the Emissario Canal. Two little men were seen briefly on the ground before the departure of the object. There are four other witnesses. (LDLN 86; FSR 67, 1) 781 Jul. 17, 1966 Rebouillon (France). Rene Pebre and two others were 0345 driving back from Draguignan when they saw a gray oval, metallic object, about 5 m long, hovering at low altitude, about 300 m from them. They noticed several window-like openings on the craft, which emitted a light beam. All the dogs in the vicinity were barking. (GEPA Sep., 66) 782 Jul. 25, 1966 Vancehars (North Carolina). A man driving between 0200 Greenville and Vancehars saw a glow in the woods and was followed by the light even at speeds of 170 km/hr. He finally stopped to observe it, but became afraid when he saw that it came from a pulsating ob- ject that flew within 100 m of the car, 15 m above ground. The color changed in sequence, orange to red to blue to green, and the object wobbled on its axis. It came within 30 m, then suddenly left straight up. (Atic) 783 Jul. 28, 1966 Montsoreau (France). A photographer, Mr. Lacoste, evening and his wife, saw a red, lighted object cross the sky and appear to touch the ground. It then rose, hovered, and disappeared. The next day a wheat field was found flattened over an area 3 m in diameter, and covered with an oily substance. (166; Magonia) 784 Jul. 31, 1966 Erie, Preque-Ile Park (Pennsylvania). Young wit- 2025 nesses reported an object flying erratically and land- ing 300 m away. It had the shape of a mushroom and swept the area with a light beam. A strange being, 1.80 m tall, was seen. Police report. (167; FSR 66, 6) 785 Aug. 01, 1966 Rushville (Indiana). Several young witnesses reported 1945 seeing an unidentified object at low altitude. (Lor. III 109) 786 Aug. 06, 1966 Texas. A civilian man and his family observed a dark 1400 object hovering near their isolated house. It had a square "door" emitting a yellow light. Three children saw a dwarf through the opening. He was dressed in shiny black coveralls. The object left slowly with a soft humming sound. (Atic; Magonia) 787 Aug. 18, 1966 Barinas (Venezuela). Three hunters, E. Beucomo, J. Zapata and J. Ramos, observed a strange glow in the forest and discovered a very large, egg-shaped object, stationary 2 m above ground. It had large, circular openings emitting a multicolored light, and it made a whistling sound. The hunters ran away. (APRO Sep., 66) 788 Aug. 19, 1966 Donnybrook (North Dakota). A border patrolman 1650 saw a bright, shiny disk on its edge, 10 m in diameter, 5 m high, floating down the side of a hill, wobbling from side to side 3 m above ground. It reached the valley floor, climbed to about 30 m, and moved across to a small reservoir where it assumed a horizontal posi- tion. A dome then became visible on top of the disk. It hovered for one min and seemed about to land less than 80 m away, but tilted back on edge and flew into the clouds at high speed. (Atic) 789 Aug. 20, 1966 Heraldsburg (California). Otto Becker, his son, and early daughter-in-law woke up to find the whole house bathed in bright light, and they observed a "six-story" object at treetop level 60 m away. It gave off rainbow colors which appeared to pour off its edges "like water" in a fantastic display. Distinct engine noise was heard before it took off vertically. Domestic animals had been greatly disturbed, and the witness had inflamed eyes for several days. (Gribble Jan., 67) 790 Aug. 20, 1966 Niteroi (Brazil). A woman called police to report a luminous object rising and descending on top of a high hill. When policemen climbed to the site they found the bodies of two men, electronics technicians Pereira da Cruz and Viana. The bodies had lead masks on the upper part of the face. An autopsy failed to disclose the cause of death. Investigation disclosed several earlier incidents and an organization to which these men belonged. (Personal) 791 Aug. 24, 1966 Minot Air Force Base (North Dakota). An airman 2200 observed and reported by radio a multi-colored light high in the sky. A strike team was sent to his location and confirmed the unknown. A second object, white, was seen to pass in front of clouds. At the radar base, an object was detected and tracked. The observations lasted nearly 4 hours and were confirmed by three different missile sites. Radio interference was noted by teams sent to locations where the object was some- times described as hovering at ground level. (Atic) 792 Sep., 1966 El Campo (Texas). A police officer was driving at 0330 nearly 200 km/h toward the north on Route 71 when he suddenly saw an object on the road ahead and another one following his car. The first one looked like a flaming car and was the size of a 3-story house. It flew away as the policeman was about to hit it. (168) 793 Sep. 03, 1966 Texas. Two young witnesses went outside when the 1400 TV set became blurred. They observed a fantastic spinning light illuminating the house. It came from an object hovering at the same location as an earlier sighting (see Case 786). (Atic; Magonia) 794 Sep. 05, 1966 Texas. A civilian man observed a peculiar light evening phenomenon and a small figure that appeared to enter a bedroom. The figure was not seen again. (Atic; Magonia) 795 Sep. 07, 1966 Durand (Wisconsin). About 15 km east of Durand, 2000 Mrs. E. Bruns and her two children observed an elongated object, about 10 m long, with revolving lights, hovering 1 m above ground and making a deafening noise. After 30 sec, it tilted and took off. (APRO Sep., 66) 796 Sep. 9, 1966 Franklin Springs (New York). A man saw an object 2100 descend from a cloud bank, slow down, and land with a soft whirring sound. It showed three horizontal bands of light-blue, red and green. (Personal) 797 Sep. 13, 1966 Stirum (North Dakota). A child of 11 years saw a 0730 disk-shaped object land near a farm. It had a tripod landing gear, two red lights, two white and one green light, and a transparent dome. A businessman from Gwinner and an Air Force Lt. Col. went to the site and discovered three traces, apparently left by spher- ical objects, 18 cm deep, very compact. Radiation measured at 0.1 milliroentgen (normal). The child reported that the object "went away so fast that it vanished." (Atic) 798 Sep. 17, 1966 Cranes Beach (Massachusetts). Mr. and Mrs. Ron- 0445 ald MacGilvary saw a golden-white, luminous object resting on the beach, with two bright lights flying in and out of the craft. It went away after one hour. (LDLN 88; NICAP Oct., 66) 799 Sep. 21, 1966 Summerside (Canada). Eight members of the Royal 0630 Canadian Air Force saw a bright object that flew down at high speed, stopped abruptly, remained at ground level for 20 min, and flew away straight up. (NICAP Oct., 66) 800 Oct. 05, 1966 Potomac (Maryland). A boy saw a disk-shaped object with a transparent dome and a row of lights, at ground level. It rose at high speed, emitting a "heat wave," and was lost in the clouds. (NICAP Oct., 66) 801 Oct. 14, 1966 Newton (Illinois). A adolescent first saw a bright 1845 light, then a plate-shaped object hovering near the house. It took off at high speed, causing static on the phone as the boy was calling his mother to describe it. When she came home, she found her son in a state of shock and the dog hiding in a corner. (Personal) 802 Oct. 14, 1966 Fork (West Virginia). James Roberts saw two round 2230 pinkish-red objects on a hillside near his home. He fled when they took off with a hissing sound emitting streams of fire. (Gribble Jan., 67) 803 Nov. 02, 1966 El Campo (Texas). Mrs. Mark deFriend, 32, saw an evening object at ground level in front of her car on a rainy night. It would leave the road and fly over the fields from time to time. The greenish-blue object flew back in front of the car, then was lost to sight behind some trees. (168) 804 Nov. 02, 1966 Parkersburg (West Virginia). W. Derenberger, sales- 1925 man, saw a dark object ahead of him on the road. It was flat on the bottom and rounded on top. As he stopped, the object came within 20 cm of the road surface, and a man of dark complexion, dressed with a shirt and ordinary trousers, both a shiny blue color, came out, smiled at the witness who then thought that he received a message, although no word was spoken. The message described a hypothetical "other world" and suggested that the observation be reported to authorities. The man also promised to return. Several people who drove by the witness did report seeing a man speaking to him, as well as a strange vehicle nearby. (169; FSR 67, 1) 805 Nov. 17, 1966 Gaffney (South Carolina). Patrolmen A. G. Huskey 0400 and C. Hutchins saw a dark, spherical machine with a flat rim land near them. Estimated diameter: 7 m. An opening and a short ladder became visible, and a small man, dressed in a shiny gold suit, emerged, came within 6 m of them, and spoke in perfect English before taking off. (FSR 68, 2) 806 Nov. 19, 1966 Bavonne (New Jersey). Two local businessmen ob- 0750 served a dark, gray, metallic sphere, from the top of which projected a dozen "tentacles" over 2 m long, flying at about 40 m altitude and then coming down behind a house. It was assumed that it plunged into the bay, but a search by patrol boats was unsuccessful. (Personal) 807 Nov. 28, 1966 El Campo (Texas). Two witnesses observed a dark, red object land by the side of the road, later follow- ing their car. (168) 808 Dec. 30, 1966 Haynesville (Louisiana). A physics professor driving 2015 through a wooded area saw a bright, pulsating glow, changing from orange to white, in the woods about 1.7 km away. Coming back the next day, he located traces of burns, and called the Air Force and the Uni- versity of Colorado. (Personal; Magonia) 809 Jan. 17, 1967 Romieres (France). A woman walking home saw a 1845 beam of light about 1 m in section sweep the ground in her direction. It came from a circular, white object that turned off its main light. She then saw reddish spots before it vanished entirely. Another witness saw the phenomenon from a separate location, 2 km away (LDLN). 810 Jan. 17, 1967 Freetown (Indiana). F. Bedel, 23, driving on Route night 135 about 8 km north of Freetown saw a plate-shaped object with red, yellow, blue, and white blinking lights, lost control of his car, and ran off the road. Less than 2 km away, Phil Patton saw an identical object that came within 30 m of his car. (Lor. III 22) 811 Jan. 19, 1967 Charleston (West Virginia) Tad Jones, 38, was driv- 0905 ing near Charleston when he saw a large, metal sphere, about 6 m in diameter, having four legs equipped with wheels and a very small propeller un- derneath. Two min later it flew away. (FSR 67, 3) 812 Jan. 05, 1967 Winsted (Minnesota). A civilian man, 32, driving 0430 to work in his 1964 Chevy truck, had to stop and inspect the vehicle when its engine stalled. Only then did he observe an intense light to his right, coming closer. He saw it land on the road, and locked himself inside the cabin. The craft settled on a tripod landing gear; it measured 25 m in diameter and was 10 m high. Something similar to an elevator came down from it, and a man dressed in blue coveralls "with some- thing like a glass fishbowl on his head," of medium height, seemed to check something and left. (Atic) 813 Jan. 26, 1967 Coffeen (Illinois). A Methodist minister was driving 2100 on Route 185 near Coffeen when he saw an object, flat on the bottom, rounded on top, cross the road silently 100 m away, at low speed. Length, 20 m; height, 3 m. (Atic) 814 Jan. 28, 1967 Studham (Great Britain). Children observed "a little 1345 blue man with a tall hat and a beard" that disappeared in a puff of smoke; they later saw him again, and heard "foreign-sounding" voices. (FSR 67, 4; Ma- gonia) 815 Feb. 01, 1967 Boadilla del Monte (Spain). Three witnesses inde- 2100 pendently saw a craft emitting light signals land a few meters away. (LDLN 93) 816 Feb. 05, 1967 Hilliards (Ohio). A young man heard a strange noise evening and a barking dog, and saw an egg-shaped object land. From an elevatorlike shaft came human figures that placed small spheres around the craft. A man walked to them and appeared to speak with the entities. The witness was seen, the creatures tried to abduct him, and then took off. (NICAP May., 67) 817 Feb. 11, 1967 Milford (Ohio). Miss Hildebrand, 19, and Michael 0145 McKee fled when they saw a large shiny object off the road. Returning to the scene with a policeman, the found broken branches at the site. (APRO Jan., 67) 818 Feb. 22, 1967 Chippenham (Great Britain). G. Grammond saw an night object with flashing red and green lights glide, circle, and land in a field. He saw it again spinning in the northeast when he came out with two other witnesses 5 min later. (FSR 67, 4) 819 Feb. 23, 1967 Linstead (Maryland). Mrs. Rice and Mrs. Weston 1030 were talking on the phone when they were surprised to hear a very strong sound and saw an object flying low over their area. A third person saw the object, and many heard it. The snow was swirling under it. The object was mushroom-shaped, supported a dome with a fin, was greenish, and left toward the Severn River. (170) 820 Feb. 24, 1967 Riachuelo (Chile). Approximate date. An engineer from Osorno, well-known locally, saw an object touch down and a strange being, 1.50 m tall, emerge, wear- ing a transparent suit. He had a very white face and white hands, a pronounced jawbone, and no apparent nose. Seeing the witness, he got back inside the ma- chine, which took off at great speed. (Lor. III 59; Vuillequez) 821 Mar. 03, 1967 Red Hill (New Hampshire). Mr. and Mrs. Fellows were driving toward Sandwich when they saw a lighted object going up and down, turning from white to greenish blue, and following their car for 20 min until they reached Route 113. It left to the northeast. They reported feeling an "electric discharge" as it left, and their dog was very nervous during the ob- servation. (NICAP Mar., 67) 822 Mar. 04, 1967 Vilhelmina (Swedish Laponia). The Sodestrom fam- 2400 ily obsered two plate-shaped objects, one 30 m in diameter, the other smaller and gray in color. They hovered at 20 111 altitude for 15 min. The object left with a hushed whistling sound, illuminating the forest with intense light. (171) 823 Mar. 08, 1967 Leominster (Massachusetts). Two persons observed 0105 deep fog in the vicinity of a cemetery and saw a light in the center, coming from an object hovering 100 m above ground. Thinking it was a fire, the witnesses stopped. Paralysis and ignition interference were then noted while the object, about 13 m in diameter, oscillated and then departed with a whirring sound. It took about 20 min for the witnesses to recover muscular coordination. (NICAP Mar., 67) 824 Mar. 09, 1967 Follansbee (Virginia). Three witnesses observed an 2100 object as they were driving on Route 2. It was round, hovered at rooftop level, left suddenly at high speed. Its size was that of a car, and the underside showed several lights. (Atic) 825 Mar. 12, 1967 Rochester (Minnesota). A boy who had gone out- side to buy a newspaper saw an object resembling an inverted mushroom hovering 10 m above ground. It was not larger than a car, took a 45 (degree) orientation, oscillated, and left to the northwest. Three photo- graphs were reportedly taken. (Atic) 826 Mar. 20, 1967 Butler (Pennsylvania). A man and his daughter saw 2245 two lights that they thought were landing lights on aircraft, but they came to ground level, flew straight toward the car, and suddenly vanished. At the same time, five figures appeared about 3 m away. They had narrow, pointed noses, mouths and eyes like slits, blond hair, rough skin, and were dressed in loose "hunterlike" clothes. Witnesses drove away as fast as they could. (FSR 68, 5) 827 Mar. 24, 1967 Belt (Montana). Numerous reports came from this area, including one of a landing observation. At dawn, police and a Malmstrom AFB helicopter made a search, with negative results. (Atic) 828 Mar. 25, 1967 Iguala (Mexico). An intensely luminous object woke dawn up several residents. People in trains going toward Acapulco and people traveling by car saw the same phenomenon. It came to ground level with a blinding light, then took off. (177) 829 Mar. 26, 1967 Altona (Canada). Mr. and Mrs. John Dick and Mrs. 2045 W. Buhr were driving toward Gretna. Near three radio towers situated 3.5 km south of Altona, they saw a very bright object at ground level, illuminating the countryside with a pink glow. The object itself was dark, with a luminous band around it, was mo- tionless and pulsated, then suddenly disappeared. (173) 830 Mar. 31, 1967 Hanley (Great Britain). Three strange objects, a bright, orange light emitting a shower of green sparks, and two smaller sources, were seen in a field. No details. (FSR 67, 6) 831 Apr. 01, 1967 New Westminster (Canada). Two boys saw an 2000 orange disk, less than 1 m in diameter, flying at high speed, stop and hover for three min, 20 m above ground. Chief of Police Peter Mehan confirmed that the sighting was under investigation. (174) 832 Apr. 05, 1967 Jonestown (Pennsylvania). Justice of the Peace John 1945 H. Demler was driving north on Route 72 when his car stalled and the lights went out. He then saw an object, 10 m in diameter, which gave off a smell of sulphur and camphorated oil, hovering low over the car, which was pulled and rocked when the object took off. Physiological effects (perspiration and peel- ing skin) were reported after 12 hours. The object gave off a sound resembling an electric motor, and emitted sparks. (NICAP May., 67) 833 Apr. 06, 1967 Crestview (Florida). An entire class at an elementary 1245 school observed an object 20 m above ground, 2 km away. It vanished suddenly as the children and their teacher, 33-year-old Robert Apfel, were watching it. (176) 834 Apr. 07, 1967 Crestview (Florida). More than two hundred chil- 0945 dren and three teachers saw an oval object, with a light at each end, come to ground level. Several other objects also were seen, moving up and down with a pendulum motion. (FSR 67, 3) 835 Apr. 16, 1967 Boraure (Venezuela). Guillermo Roldan, his daugh- ter, and other persons saw a glowing, egg-shaped object fly across the sky at high speed, stop suddenly and descend to ground level. As the witnesses rushed toward the area, the object took off at very high speed. (Lor. III 60) 836 Apr. 21, 1967 South Hill (Virginia). Mr. Crowder was driving home 2100 when he saw an object on the road 70 m away. Sup- ported by four legs, it was a vertical cylinder, 5 m in diameter, with a half-sphere on top. It was gray and its base was 1 m above the pavement. When the witness turned his high beams on, the craft gave off a vertical light and vanished. The road burned for 15 min. Mr. Martin, who lived nearby, also observed the light. Holes, traces of burns, and calcined matches were noted at the site. (Atic) 837 Apr. 26, 1967 Kitchener (Canada). Brian Dorscht saw a dark 2100 object, measuring 1 m in diameter and 1.5 m in height, with flashing green and white lights. When 1 m above ground, six legs came out, and it landed on a lawn near the National Grocers Company. The whirring sound the object was making stopped, and the wit- ness became afraid and ran away. Police found six prints at the site. (177; SS&S Summer, 67) 838 Apr. 27, 1967 Green Lake (Wisconsin). Four boys with binoculars 2200 observed an object come lower with oscillating mo- tions, illuminating the woods 1 km away. It was conc- shaped, with a blue underside, and a top that changed from red to orange to white. (Atic) 839 May. 06, 1967 Durango (Mexico). A mechanical engineer and his 1100 daughter saw a disk-shaped object on the ground off a highway. They stopped the car and took three photos of the object as it was taking off. The first one showed the object at treetop level, the second showed it in flight, and the third photo missed the object. (Lor. III 65) 840 May. 07, 1967 Edmonton (Canada). Ricky Banyard, 14, saw a 0200 strange object in the sky and followed it with a friend, Glenn Coates, through binoculars. It hovered near a cemetery, making a hushed whistling sound and il- luminating the ground with a vertical beam of light. The object left suddenly with a roar similar to that of a jet, and a series of "bangs." Stones were found calcined at the site. (178) 841 May. 09, 1967 Marliens (France). In a field which belonged to the Mayor, Mr. Maillotte, a depression was discovered, and blue powder was found in small trenches radiat- ing from that area. A formidable weight seemed to have rested at the spot. No radioactivity. (179) 842 May. 11, 1967 Saint George (Utah). Michael Campeadore, 25, a 0200 hospital employee, was driving to Salt Lake City when he heard a noise similar to that of a truck, but saw nothing. Then a yellow light became visible to the left, and thinking that it was a jet plane about to crash, he got out and saw it stop 30 m away at 30 m altitude. It was shaped like an inverted bowl with a dome on top and looked metallic. The witness became afraid and emptied his .25 Beretta in the direction of the craft. He heard the bullets hit metal and the object took off at great speed. When he told his story at a nearby service station, the attendant replied that about 20 reports had been made in the Saint George area recently. (180) 843 May. 16, 1967 Nieva-Segovia (Spain). Roman and Jose Arribas observed an object land in a pine forest north of Nieva-Segovia. They saw "people" enter the ash- colored craft, which took off straight up, at high speed. (LDLN 89) 844 May. 20, 1967 Falcon Lake (Canada). Polish-born Steve Michalac, 1213 52, industrial mechanic and prospector, saw two red- glowing objects flying at high speed. One of them blew vegetation as it landed, surrounded by a glow, and it was observed for 30 min before a door opened, showing a purple light. A high-pitched sound and an odor resembling a burning electrical circuit were noted. Approaching, the witness heard voices, and upon touching the craft, he burned his rubber-coated glove, and was "blown out" by hot air when the sub- ject started spinning. The witness felt dizzy, suffered minor face burns, second and third degree burns on his chest, vomited frequently for 4 days, and lost over 10 kg. Diameter of craft, 11 m; height, 3 m, with a 1-m-high superstructure. (Lor. III 60; Condon 316) 845 May. 22, 1967 Evillers (France). A teacher, 45-year-old Mr. Tyrode, evening saw a glow, then an object shaped like an inverted plate emitting a greenish-blue light. It flew less than 20 m above his car, at 40 km/h. (LDLN 94) 846 May. 24, 1967 Arbonne (France). Remy Deneuville and his family 2300 saw a white light to the side of the road, but it was turned off when they drove within 150 m of its loca- tion. Minutes later, they saw a luminous spherical object fly away for several minutes. (GEPA Dec., 67) 847 Jun. 01, 1967 Richmond (Virginia). John Norton, 7, had to be 2330 taken to a hospital after observing a disk-shaped, buzzing object, the size of a Volkswagen, with green and red lights, which landed in a clearing and took off "like lightning." (NICAP May., 67) 848 Jun. 07, 1967 Itajuba (Brazil). A vehicle stalled in the vicinity of 0130 a brilliant, transparent, mushroom-shaped object, aboard which occupants with catlike faces were seen. Under the object was a quadrangular protuberance. (FSR 68, 6) 849 Jun. 11, 1967 Price Hill (Ohio). Two children saw a disk-shaped 2000 object 1 m in diameter and 25 cm thick, making a metallic noise as it hovered 10 m above them. They took a series of photos that show only a blur. (181) 850 Jun. 13, 1967 Caledonia (Canada). An object hovering 4 m above ground, and three dwarfs, were observed. Traces and an oily substance were found at the site. (APRO Nov., 67) 851 Jun. 20, 1967 Suomussalmi (Finland). Farmer Arvi Juntunen 1200 heard a loud humming sound and saw a round, shiny gray object 50 cm above ground, 6 m away. It had a domed top with a fin and measured 75 cm in diameter. As he was about to seize it, the object rose with a blast, circled and flew away. (FSR 68, 3) 852 Jul. 05, 1967 Clifton (Great Britain). One hundred persons claimed to have seen a silvery disk-shaped object, about 10 m long, land in the area. (FSR 67, 5) 853 Jul. 07, 1967 Milan (Italy). Antonio Brambila and another man 2330 saw a glow coming from a disk, 6.5 m in diameter and 2.5 m high, with a dome on top and four telescopic legs, which emitted a strange vibration. (LDLN 91) 854 Jul. 11, 1967 Santa Clara del Mar (Argentina). Two persons saw evening a cigar-shaped object on the ground, 400 m away from the road, which took off, rising rapidly. It had window- like openings emitting a bright light. (183) 855 Jul. 17, 1967 Arc-sous-Cicon (France). Children were terrified by 1600 four dwarfish creatures dressed in black clothing, about 1 m tall, who moved very rapidly among the bushes. They were dark-skinned, had bulging eyes, and spoke among themselves in a strange, musical dialect. (182) 856 Jul. 17, 1967 Belfast (Northern Ireland). E. Browne, walking in a evening wood, saw a disklike, dull, blue-gray object with a rough surface, hovering about 2 m above ground. An opening became visible in the middle section and two men dressed in silvery clothes emerged, walked in the woods, then reentered the craft, which rose and vanished from sight. (FSR 67, 6) 857 Jul. 18, 1967 Boardman (Ohio). A minister was awakened by a 0130 strange sound and had the "impulse" to go down- stairs and look outside. Between his house and the next one, he saw a silhouette wearing a luminous suit. He thought someone was playing a prank, but the apparition was well-defined and looked real. It turned into a shapeless glow and vanished. (Keel; Magonia) 858 Jul. 21, 1967 Jewish Creek (Florida). Barbara Fawcett, 18, and 0230 her sister saw a yellow "jagged" object rise above a swamp and land on a hill. Air Force investigators found a very large scorched area at the spot. (APRO Jul., 67) 859 Jul. 24, 1967 Mareuil (France). Between Mareuil and Ste-Her- 2200 mine, Daniel Bonifait and his family saw a red disk, the size of a building, fall 300 m away behind a hill. Dark forms were observed on the disks surface, and the forest seemed to be ablaze as the witnesses drove away in fear. (GEPA Dec., 68) 860 Jul. 31, 1967 Churchville (New York). A guard, Sidney Zipkin, 50, 2215 was driving through a large parking lot when he ob- served a cigar-shaped object, 16 m long, with green lights under it, land on the pavement. He stopped his truck within 30 m of the object, with the headlights aimed on it, and was surprised to see two dwarfs dressed in shiny black uniforms rush by the vehicle and enter the craft, which took off straight up. (184) 861 Aug. 03, 1967 Conrado (Brazil). J. Vieira, a lawyer, and his driver, 2000 Amauri, at km 15 on the Miguel Peraira Highway saw two yellowish lights, then many others, about 500 m away to the left. They blinked and faded. Similar lights were seen again at Conrado. When the driver blinked the car's headlights, the objects seemed to respond. An object which illuminated the whole area was seen resting in a woods. (Lor. III 17) 862 Aug. 03, 1967 Caracas (Venezuela). Two persons saw a luminous, 2330 whitish object, 10 m in diameter, resembling two plates glued together. The whole yard was illuminated and a humming sound was heard. A door opened in the base of the craft, and something similar to a light bulb lowered itself to ground level. This, too, had an opening, from which stepped a small man in silvery, luminous clothes, his head surrounded with vapor. He was about 5 m away from the witnesses, and was observed to pick up stones, examine them, look up and seem to communicate with the main object. He then dropped the stones and stepped into the "bulb" that reentered the craft, which took off. (Lor. III 44) 863 Aug. 04, 1967 Recife (Venezuela). Engineer Hugo S. Yepes was on early a beach 25 km north of Recife when he saw a disk, 6 m in diameter, come out of the water. It was gray, looked metallic, hovered for a few sec at 1 m altitude, then rose slowly to the east and disappeared. (NICAP Mar., 68) 864 Aug. 05, 1967 Sawyer (North Dakota). Ronald Sherven and Robert 2330 Bodine saw a glowing, white object on a west-east trajectory north of Sawyer. The object was hidden by a hill at first but all of a sudden it appeared again over a cemetery, came to ground level, and sped away to the north. (NICAP Oct., 67) 865 Aug. 06, 1967 Hidalgo (Mexico). Antonio Neri Perez and several other people saw three glowing, red disks take off from a field near the house. (Lor. III 65) 866 Aug. 07, 1967 Caracas (Venezuela). In the San Bernardino section, 0200 Pedro Riera, of Avila Ave., was awakened by the shaking of his bed and saw a creature in his room, which "flew" out through the open window. Lights on the ground blinded the witness when he rushed to the balcony. Other people had seen a strange vehicle parked in the street. That afternoon, a strange dwarf entered the office of Dr. S. Vegas, who examined him. The being spoke perfect Spanish, had peculiar heart sounds, and did not understand the notion of "age." (Lor. III 74) 867 Aug. 08, 1967 Salina (Venezuela). Evangelic Pastor Estanislao evening Lugo Contreras was at the shore when he saw a disk- shaped object with a very bright orange glow emitting a buzzing sound, rise out of the sea, hover a few sec- onds then rise obliquely. (Lor. III 55) 868 Aug. 12, 1967 Ogema (Wisconsin). Mr. and Mrs. Miedtke, awak- 0230 ened by the barking of their dog, saw a large hemi- spherical object with a fluorescent glow and a short flash of light. Too terrified to go outside, they heard heavy footsteps around their trailer. At dawn there was a sound like that of a generator, and seconds later the object was gone. (Lor. III 27) 869 Aug. 23, 1967 Joycevi]le (Canada). Stanley Moxon, of Toronto, early driving to Montreal, was between Joyceville and the Glen Grove Rd. when he encountered a large, disk- shaped craft and two creatures, 1.20 m tall, dressed in white suits and helmets. They "flew back" into the object at once and it left silently at high speed. (Lor. III 32) 870 Aug. 23, 1967 Kolmarden (Sweden). A boy and a girl, both 15, 2000 noticed a red glow coming down in the woods. Later they saw a large source of light in mid-air and heard piercing whistling sounds, then footsteps, and saw a jumping creature, 10 m away. It was about 1.30 m tall, had an oversized head, made jerky motions, raised a tube in its arms, and had a "shimmering" appear- ance. (APRO Sep., 67) 871 Aug. 24, 1967 Sydney-Melbourne Road (Australia). A motorcyclist 1700 was suddenly engulfed in a bluish-white light so dazzling that he had to stop. He then saw a metallic object, 30 m away, its shape that of two saucers one on top of the other, with a dome on top, silvery, the lower half dark gray, about 10 m in diameter, and bearing a black mark or insignia. Near it appeared two figures about 1.5 m tall, wearing silvery coveralls and opaque helmets. A gesture from them scared the witness, who drove away but was followed by the object. (FSR 68, 2) 872 Aug. 25, 1967 Catia la Mar (Venezuela). Three disks of large 1700 dimension were seen to emerge from the sea by Ruben Norato, after he observed a "precipitous move- ment of the water." (NICAP Mar., 68) 873 Aug. 26, 1967 Maiquetia Airport (Venezuela). Esteban D. Cova, a 0200 private in the Marines, was relieved of duty at the air- port and returned to his quarters. Then he met an ugly dwarf, 1 m tall, with a huge head, bulgy eyes, and a body covered with "hairy stuff or wiry metal." It made a deep whistling sound, and Cova felt a prick- ling sensation in his body. In perfect Spanish the creature said: "Won't you come with me? We need one human being." Cova fainted. (Lor. III 79) 874 Aug. 26, 1967 Maturin (Venezuela). Saki Macharechi spotted an object in flight, which he thought was a heron, land near a bridge. He then saw that it was a dwarf, about 1 m tall, with huge eyes. (Lor. III 78) 875 Aug. 29, 1967 Cussac (France). Two children saw a sphere, 2 m in 1030 diameter, and "four little devils." One of them was bending over, apparently busy with something on the ground, and another held a mirrorlike object. They hovered and flew around the sphere, then dived into it as it rose with a soft whistling sound. A smell of sulphur began to spread, and the object flew away. (FSR 68, 5; LDLN 90) 876 Sep. 02, 1967 Hato Viejo Farm (Venezuela). Nelson Gutierrez, a night salesman, saw an object on the Plains Highway, and a creature, of which he took several photographs. (Lor. III 78) 877 Sep. 03, 1967 Caracas (Venezuela). Paula Valdez, suffering from a headache, was suddenly aroused by a whistling sound and saw a small man, with a large head and prominent eyes, who said: "I want you to come with us, so that you'll know other worlds, and you'll realize how small your world is." The witness screamed wildly, and the apparition ran. (Lor. III 80) 878 Sep. 04, 1967 Valencia (Venezuela). Police Officer P. A. Andrade 0510 was on duty at City Hall when he heard a humming noise and footsteps in a garage. He met a dwarf, 1 m tall, with a big head and bulging, reddish glowing eyes, wearing a silver-colored, metallic-looking cover- all. Andrade pointed his machine gun at the creature, but a voice from a hovering disk said in Spanish that he should not harm the creature. The dwarf then tried to convince Andrade to come to "their world," adding it was "very distant and much larger than the Earth, and with many advantages for Earthlings." When Andrade declined, the creature flew back into the object, which left. (Lor. III 82) 879 Sep. 08, 1967 Caracas (Venezuela). A. Aguilar, 23, saw a creature 0230 outside her bedroom window and screamed. Her par- ents ran into the room in time to see it soaring over rooftops, surrounded by a bluish-yellow glow. It moved as if suspended from a balloon. A strong smell of "melted iron" was detected by all. (Lor. III 81) 880 Sep. 11, 1967 Villa Constitucion (Argentina). During a raging 2130 storm, an entire family watched a large, glowing ob- ject in a field 300 m away, giving off brilliant beams of light for 4 hours, after which it took off in seconds. Sootlike material with an unpleasant smell and tracks on flattened grass were noted. (FSR 68, 6) 881 Sep. 14, 1967 La Baleia (Brazil). Fabio J. Diniz, 16, was walking 1100 near a hospital when he saw a mushroom-shaped craft on a playing field. It had a cupola on top, and a guillotinelike door that slid up. The boy fled, but a voice told him in Portuguese: "Don't run away." He saw two men, 2 m tall, dressed in green tight-fitting clothes. They told him not to be afraid and to re- turn the next day, "otherwise we will take your fam- ily." They had greenish skin, and round eyes set wide apart. (FSR 68, 6) 882 Sep. 15, 1967 Alamosa (Colorado). The carcass of a horse named Snippy was discovered. Unusual radioactivity and strange traces were claimed to have been found at the spot. (Condon 344; Magonia) 883 Sep. 15, 1967 Winsted (Connecticut). Two teenage girls observed 2045 a large, glowing object, and three small figures, about 1.25 m tall, witll oversized heads, running near a barn. From the object came a noise similar to that of "a power mower when it fires but fails to start." The object blacked out, and the figures hid while a car passed, after which the object pulsated between very bright white and dull red, and moved diagonally sev- eral times. (Lor. III 166; Condon 347) 884 Sep. 18, 1967 Nanton (Canada). Forestry employee Russell Hill 0100 heard a strange pulsating sound and saw an object giving off a green glow hover near his cabin. Radio interference. (Lor. III 34) 885 Sep. 22, 1967 Caracas (Venezuela). Near Caracas, a race track em- night ployee was attacked by a very strong creature that choked him, but ran away when a horse was heard neighing frantically in the stable. Thirty min later, a horse was attacked, and an employee saw a dwarf, 1 m tall, "zoom" out of the building. (Lor. III 84) 886 Oct. 09, 1967 East Tucson (Arizona). A boy riding his bicycle saw 1740 an aluminum cylinder standing on end, 3 m high, 80 cm wide, supported by two legs ending in round pads joined by a bar. He got within 12 m of the object before it rose vertically with a deep, low-pitched hum, but no smoke, flame, or haze. It left two impressions. (Lor. III 119) 887 Oct. 11, 1967 Oberhrendingen (Switzerland). Othmar Willi, 37, 0010 observed three cylinders, 10 m high, 5 m in diameter, with two rows of square windows and a small cone on top, hovering 50 m away and 5 m above a maize field, making a noise resembling a swarm of bees. A small object was dropped briefly. (FSR 68, 4) 888 Oct. 21, 1967 Duncan (Oklahoma). Four boys were driving east on 2200 State Route 7 when they saw three men on the road, who "almost flew off and disappeared." They were about 1.20 m tall and wore shiny blue-green clothing. Their faces looked human, but they had very large ears. The next day a small footprint showing four toes was found in the mud. (Lor. III 84) 889 Oct. 24, 1967 Newfield (New York). Donald Chiszar, 13, and Pat 2130 Crozier, 10, saw a bright object hovcrillg in mid-air. It tilted toward them, and they could see two big, square windows separated by a bar, and strange letter- ing under them. Two aliens, and control panels with lights and knobs, could be seen inside. It vanished on the spot. (Lor. III, 180) 890 Oct. 25, 1967 Malvern (Great Britain). Clive Robinson and Rich- 2045 ard Corben, 14, and a third boy, reported the landing of a dome-shaped object with a smaller hump on top, 200 m away. It took off diagonally, leaving some traces. (FSR 68) 891 Oct. 26, 1967 Reading (Great Britain). A businessman driving 0430 north between Hook and Reading was puzzled when the electrical system of his car broke down. He then observed a dull object, 20 m in diameter, 100 m away, at about 15 m altitude. He made the rest of his journey in a trancelike state. (FSR 67, 6) 892 Oct. 27, 1967 Dympep (India). A spinning object, 7.5 m in diam- eter, emitting red and green lights, came down to a river, causing thunderous agitation of the water, and took off over a forest, with a heat wave. (LDLN 92) 893 Oct. 30, 1967 Boyup Brook (Australia). A businessman was driving 2100 toward Boyup Brook when his car failed completely and stopped, although he did not recall feeling de- celeration. He found a strong light beam aimed at him from a mushroom-shaped craft, 10 m in diam- eter. He had no recollection of starting the car again after the departure of the object. (FSR 68, 4) 894 Nov. 02, 1967 Ririe (Idaho). Will Begay and Clyde Soccie, in their night early 20's, said that an object landed on top of their car, forcing them to stop. Two dwarfs spoke to them, but were not understood. The object left. (FSR 68, 1) 895 Nov. 03, 1967 San Jeronimo (Argentina). Carlos Spini and another man saw a luminous, blue, circular object land nearby, as they were examining some cows. It took off when they came near. (Personal) 896 Nov. 05, 1967 Fordingbridge (Great Britain). Lorry driver Karl 2330 Farlow told police that as his lights and radio blacked out, although his diesel engine continued to work, he saw an egg-shaped object, 3 m long, 15 m away. Moments later, a white Jaguar coming in the opposite direction also stopped. The object, emitting a green light and showing a whitish dome under its lower surface, hovered between the two vehicles for 2 min and left at high speed. (FSR 67, 6; 68, 3) 897 Nov. 14, 1967 Barinas (Venezuela). Orlando Gonzales and two other persons saw an oval object, 1.5 m high, resting in the middle of a highway 80 m away. It left straight up. (APRO Nov., 67) 898 Nov. 16, 1967 Storrington (Great Britain). Mrs. Quick and another 1700 woman saw a flickering light and a deep-red, glowing object at ground level, with a dark figure, slightly larger than a normal human, approaching it. The object disappeared suddenly. (FSR 68, 2) 899 Nov. 16, 1967 Yerecoin (Australia). Farm manager Alan Pool, 43, 1830 saw an object, 6 m in diameter and 1.5 m high, with round and square windows, land in a field with a whining noise. It took off and vanished, leaving no trace. (FSR 68, 1) 900 Nov. 24, 1967 Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Technician Ugo Battaglia, 1430 39, and a boy, heard a high-pitched sound and saw a bright, metallic, disk-shaped object come down, hit a tree and hover, while three tall men in white cover- alls walked around. The boy later suffered severe headaches. Traces. (APRO Nov., 67) 901 Nov. 29, 1967 Yarmouth (Canada). Percy McBride saw a flashing 0200 object, the size of a station wagon, with two aerials, arrive from the east and land in a woods for 15 min. It made a clicking sound and a noise similar to six radio receivers tuned on different stations. It had a square, boxlike protuberance supported by a pole underneath. (APRO Jan., 68) 902 Dec. 03, 1967 Ashland (Nebraska). Police Officer Schirmer observed 0230 a bright, aluminum-colored object just above the road and approached within 14 m, when the object rose, emitting a shrill beeping noise and a red-orange beam. Under hypnosis at the University of Colorado, the witness reported that a small human form, about 1.30 m tall, came from under the craft and approached him to communicate a message stating that "they" came from space and would meet him again. (FSR 68, 4) 903 Dec. 22, 1967 Holmes County (Ohio). Six teenagers observed a silvery, disk-shaped object with a pointed projection on top and multicolored lights, 100 m away, and felt a heat wave when it hovered above them. (FS Jun., 68) 904 Feb. 01, 1968 Criacao do Cabrito (Azores). Serafim Vieira Se- bastiao, a watchman at the Azores Air Station, saw "an oval object with a metallic gleam, topped by a glass tower with a small balustrade on which two beings were standing." There were two other figures inside the tower. When he shone a light toward it, a cloud of dust surrounded the witness, the craft van- ished, and he fainted. Investigation by American mili- tary authorities. (FSR 68, 5) 905 Mar. 03, 1968 Syracuse (New York). Nick Sgouris, while driving to 0615 work, observed a luminous, cigar-shaped object, about 20 m long, showing numerous multi-colored lights. The car almost stopped as the object flew low over- head, and the witness was briefly paralyzed. (APRG Bulletin 67) 906 May., 1968 Chascomus (Brazil). Gerardo Vidal and his wife 2400 were driving along Route 2 when they were caught in "a dense fog" and lost consciousness for 48 hours. When they came to, it was daytime, and the car, whose paint was badly scorched, was parked in an un- known road. They spoke to local people and found that they were in Mexico. (FSR 68, 5; Magonia) 907 Jun., 1968 Carlos Paz (Argentina). Pedro Pretzel, 39, motel 0050 owner, observed an object 50 m away on road 20, showing two powerful red headlights. Arriving at his room, the witness found his daughter unconscious. When she came to, she said that a blond man, 2 m tall, wearing a blue, bright suit, and holding a pale- blue sphere in his hand, had appeared and spoken to her. (LDLN 95) 908 Jun. 14, 1968 Mendiozaca (Argentina). Jorge Yaru, 35, saw a 0300 strange light outside and a bright object, the size of a bus, 30 m away. It had yellow, green and red lights at the bottom. As he approached, the object rose sud- denly, hovered for 40 min, and left at high speed. (LDLN 95) 909 Jun. 16, 1968 El Choro (Argentina). Chief of Provincial Police night German Rocha and Police Major Niceforo Leon ob- served a round object with a vivid blue light. It landed, left a strange, powerful odor, and burned grass and shrubs. (FSR 68, 5) 910 Jun. 19, 1968 Cabreria (Argentina). A settler, Romulo Velasco, night 25, saw a bright object land. From it emerged a strange "tall, slim being" who came toward the wit- ness, who fainted. (FSR 68, 5) 911 Jun. 21, 1968 Miramar (Argentina). A man riding his bicycle en- countered a large object, 50 cm above the ground. The top part was spinning, and it cast a vertical beam of red light toward the ground. Calcination traces were found by police. (LDLN 95) 912 Jun. 25, 1968 Bouchard (Argentina). Jorge Ribles, electrician at the 105 Carmal Chemical Plant, noticed that the engines were at a standstill, while the countryside was lit up with intensive reddish light. Another man, 52-year- old Jose J. Rociski, fell unconscious as a vivid light enveloped him. He was unable to move his left arm for three days, and suffered from pain and extreme nervousness. (FSR 68, 5) 913 Jul. 01, 1968 Ricardone (Argentina). Raul Calcedo met two giants, 0400 almost 3 m tall, in Ricardone. He fled in terror, in spite of a strange power that tended to make him stay. (FSR 68, 5) 914 Jul. 01, 1968 Botucatu (Brazil). Three boys saw an object, about 1230 8 m wide, 350 m away. It had a large tripod under carriage and a ladder reaching down to the ground. These devices were retracted, and the object rose a few meters, then flew off at high speed. (FSR 68, 6) 915 Jul. 02, 1968 Cofico (Argentina). A boy, Sola, saw, a few meters 0815 away, a strange being, about 2.10 m tall, hovering in the air, his body emitting a peculiar glow, near a bright, unknown object. (FSR 68, 5) 916 Jul. 02, 1968 Sierra Chica (Argentina). Oscar H. Iriart, 15, saw 1125 two men of normal height, with short, white hair and red clothes, semi-transparent legs, motioning to him. Near them was an elliptical, silvery machine, 2 m long, 60 cm high, with three 50 cm legs. The men gave him an envelope with a childish message and flew off. The witness's horse and dog were paralyzed for several minutes. The boy arrived home "like a mad- man." (FSR 68, 5) 917 Jul. 31, 1968 Plaine-des-Cafres (La Reunion Island). Luce Fon- 0900 taine, 31, a farmer, was in a clearing when he suddenly saw an oval object, 25 m away, less than 5 m above ground. It had a clear center, dark-blue ends, two protrusions on top and bottom, and measured 5 m in diameter, 2.5 m in height. In the object stood two beings, 90 cm tall, wearing coveralls. A violent flash and a blast of hot air were noted as the object van- ished. (LDLN 96) 918 Aug. 27, 1968 Lins (Brazil). Maria Josa Cintra, who worked at the early Clemente Ferreira Sanatorium, was awakened by a noise. At the front door was a "foreign-looking" woman of normal height, wearing light-colored clothes, and a headdress exposing only her face. She spoke in an unknown language, and handed Marie a mug and a glass bottle covered with beautiful en- gravings. Maria filled them. The woman said some- thing such as "Rempaua," and went out to a pearl- shaped, bright object that took off with the sound of wings. (FSR 69, 1) 919 Aug. 31, 1968 Mendoza (Argentina). Three witnesses, among them early two Casino employees, stated that they observed five dwarfs, with oversized heads, who emerged from a landed craft and traced undecipherable signs on the ground. (Le Figaro Sep. 2, 1968) 920 Oct. 09, 1968 Lins (Brazil). Doribio Pereira, 41, municipal em- 0620 ployee, suddenly observed a golden, cigar-shaped object, and a figure armed with a flashing weapon that immobilized him. Three beings were standing on a platform under the craft, and another figure appeared to be using a keyboard inside the transparent top part. The object took off rapidly, leaving the witness in a state of shock. (FSR 69, 1) 921 Nov. 02, 1968 France. During a thunderstorm, a medical doctor was 0355 awakened by his crying 14-month-old son. He saw two luminous objects outside his house, and observed them coming close together and merging about 180 m away. A vertical beam of light was aimed at him for a second as the object tilted, and then the display vanished with a flash, leaving a slowly dissolving cloud. Persistent nightmares and various physiological phenomena were later recorded. (1) 922 Nov. 20, 1968 Hanbury (Great Britain). Mr. and Mrs. Milakovic 1730 were driving to Hednesford when they suddenly saw a brilliant object rising from a held to the left and hovering above a house. It appeared to "quiver like a jelly." Several figures were seen on the deck of the craft for about five min, then it left with a jerky motion. (FSR 69, 1) 923 Nov. 22, 1968 Fleury-d'Aude (France). A dozen witnesses saw a 2100 lens-shaped object surrounded with a blue glow, mak- ing a noise similar to that of a jet and emitting flashes, which landed in a field briefly. It suddenly took off and was lost to sight at the horizon. (France-Soir Nov. 24, 1968) ** End ** source: "The Magonia Database: A Century of UFO Landings (1868-1968) - Compiled by Jacques Vallee in his book 'Passport to Magonia'