Feb. 12, 1956; Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada. 11:25 p.m. Witnesses: F-89 pilot Bowen,
radar observer Crawford. One green and red object rapidly circled the aircraft
while being tracked on radar during 1 minute sighting. No further details.
Feb, 19, 1956; Houston, Texas. 6:07 a.m. Witnesses: crew of Eastern Airlines
Super Constellation. One intense white light, moving 4-5 times the speed of the
airplane, was evaded by the pilot.
April 4, 1956; McKinney, Texas. 3:15 p.m. Witnesses: Capt. Roy Hall, U.S. Army,
ret.; Charles Anderson and others; some observed through a 6" telescope, others
through a 55-200x telescope. One fat, oblong object with two lines around its
middle, remained stationary for 6 hours.
* April 8, 1956; Over New York State. Bright light source hovered, sped through
90-degree arc. American Airlines plane ordered by the Air Force to pursue the
objects while they got a scramble off. Report
June 6, 1956; Banning, California. 5:30 a.m. Witness: Mr. Bierman. One thin
disc with a small dome, shimmering silver, hovered about 100 yards away for 8-10
seconds, then zoomed up.
Aug. 8, 1956; 20 miles south of Quartsite, Arizona. ll p.m. Witnesses: attorneys
W.B. Buttermore and J.W. Smith. One blue-white pulsating light flew fast, straight
and level, for 5-7 minutes.
Aug. 13, 1956; RAF Bentwaters, England, radar/visual case. Three separate radars
tracked high-speed UFOs simultaneously. Report
Aug. 27, 1956; Juniata, Pennsylvania. 9:55 p.m. Witness: Mrs. R.S. Pope. One
bright disc with a clear dome flew vertically, then north. A very cold breeze
seemed to have been originated by the object during the 3 minute sighting.
Sept. 4, 1956; Dallas, Texas. 9 p.m. Witnesses: U.S. Marine Corps T/Sgt. R.D.
Rogers and family. One large star, changing to red color, remained stationary
for 20 minutes, then went west at 200 kts. (230 m.p.h.). Sighting lasted 23 minutes.
Sept. 14, 1956; Highland, North Carolina. 1 a.m. Witness: Scaly, N. Car. policeman
O.S. Gryman. Fourteen yellow-to-red round objects with tremendous exhaust, flew
in a Vague formation from southwest to east to northeast and back again, while
swooping up and down. Sighting lasted 1.5 hours.
* Oct. 28, 1956; Minot, North Dakota. Missile crew incident with radar/visual,
photos, and E-M report. Report
Nov. 1, 1956; 60 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri, in Illinois. 5:30 p.m.
Witness: USAF Capt. W..M. Lyons, Intelligence Division Chief (Aerial Weather Reconnaissance
Officer), flying a T-33 jet trainer. One orange light with a blue tinge, flew
across the sky for 2 minutes.
Nov. 30, 1956; Charleston AFB, South Carolina. 12:48 p.m. Witness: USAF aerial
navigator Maj. D.D. Grimes. One unspecified object flew at an estimated 100' altitude
over water for 10 minutes. No further details.
Dec. 31, 1956; Guam. 2:10 a.m. Witness: USAF lst Lt. Ted Brunson, flying an
F-86D jet interceptor. One round, white object flew under the F-86D, which was
unable to turn as sharply as the object.
Late 1956; Castle AFB, CA, Encounter with luminous elliptical object and two
F-86's, radar confirmation. Report
1956, Late; Between N. & S. Dakota. Saucer filmed by AF crew.
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