* February 13, 1957; Lincoln Air Force Base, Nebraska. Challenging
radar/visual where three control operators, a Director of Operations, also
observed on radar. Report
April 25, 1957; Ringgold, Louisiana. Military witness Robertson. Case
missing from official files.
* June 3, 1957; near Shreveport, LA. Radar/visual. A Trans-Texas airliner
observed the object, and upon contacting the GOATEE [radar site],
received an affirmative. Report
June 12, ; Milan, Italy. 7:30 p.m. Witness: G.U. Donadio, translator for
export-import firm. One object "big as a hen's egg" flew very fast, zigzagged,
hovered and revolved, then shot up after 17 minutes.
* July 17, 1957; South central states. RB-47 radar/visual case. For more
than an hour the crew of the RB-47 and other radar sites in the region tracked
anomalous objects. Report
July 27 or 29, 1957; Longmont, Colorado. Early morning. Witness: J.L.
Siverly. One thick disc, ice blue, with a top like honeycomb (interconnected
hexagons), hovered and rocked below the hill tops for 10 minutes. Middle band
was scalloped, bottom had four kidney-shaped forms.
July 29, 1957; Cleveland, Ohio. 10:31 p.m. Witnesses: Capital Airlines
Capt. R.L. Stimley, First Officer F.J. Downing. One large, round, yellow-white
object dimmed once, crossed the bow of the airliner, which then gave chase but
was unable to catch it. Sighting last 8 minutes.
July 29, 1957; Oldsmar, Florida. 11:45 a.m. Witness: E.E. Henkins. One pale
yellow fireball glided into the water and exploded. Viewed for 1 minute.
Sept. 20, 1957; Kadena AFB, Okinawa. 8 p.m. Witnesses: S/Sgt. H.T.
O'Connor, S/Sgt. H.D. Bridgeman. One object, shaped like a coke bottle without
the neck, translucent and fluorescent. Made four 5-10 second passes from north
to south, with 4-5 minutes between passes.
September 1957, Brazil. UFO explodes and leaves fragments. Ubatuba case.
Oct. 8, 1957; Seattle, Washington. 9:17 a.m. Witnesses: two U.S. Army
sergeants. Two flat, round, white objects flew in trail formation along an
irregular path, frequently banking during 25-30 seconds.
* November 2, 1957; Levelland, TX. Numerous reports of vehicles disabled by
a large, egg-shaped, UFO, vehicles returned to normal afterwards.
* November 4, 1957; Albuquerque, NM. Kirtland AFB radar/visual. Two
observers in the tower saw the UFO, also with the aid of binoculars. The radar
site which was contacted confirmed the unknown target, which later ascended
vertically at 4,500 feet per minute. Report
* Nov. 4, 1957; about 1:10 p. m. local time, nr. Orogrande, NM. James W.
Stokes, a high altitude research engineer, reported he saw an elliptical UFO
sweep across the highway twice. Car radio and the engine failed. Stokes
claimed that other drivers were also on the road, and their engines had also
failed, but the names he gave never checked out. Stokes reported a wave of
heat, and later his face appeared "sunburned."
November 4, 1957; Kirtland AFB, Albuquerque, NM. Egg-shaped object seen and
* Nov 5, 1957; 5:00 a.m., Gulf of Mexico. Coast Guard Cutter Sebago tracked
UFO, brief visual sighting from deck. Speed 1020 mph.
* Nov 6, 1957; about dinner time. Merom, Indiana. Family alerted to a
strange object, described as a 30-40' disc hovering 200-300 feet overhead,
which shone beam of light to ground. Primary witness, an ironworker, stood
under the beam for about ten minutes. Later treated for burns.
Nov. 6, 1957; Radium Springs, New Mexico. 10:50 p.m. Witnesses: one Las
Cruces policeman, one Dona Ana County Deputy Sheriff. One round
object--changing from red to green to blue to white-- rose vertically from a
mountain top. Sighting lasted 10 minutes.
* Nov. 6, 1957 about 11:20 p. m. EST, Montville, OH. Olden J. Moore, was
returning home when he saw a flattened spherical object with a conical
projection on top descend toward a field. When he got out of the car and
walked toward it, he heard a humming or ticking sound. He left the
scene to get another witness. When he returned with his wife the object was
gone. Above normal radiation levels at the site were found by the
local Civil Defense shortly after the sighting. Report
* Nov. 6, 1957; Whiteman AFB, Missouri. A radar report with no available
details. Actual scope photos, Case No. 5178. Examples of radarscope photos
from Project Blue Book files showing appearance and motion of unidentified
object during successive radar sweeps. This report is not listed in the Blue
Book "Unknowns." Radarscope Photos
Nov. 8, 1957; Merrick, Long Island, New York. l0:10 a.m. Witness: Mrs. L.
Dinner. One bar-shaped object, 3.5' long, giving off blue flashes, made a
swishing sound. No further data.
November 10, 1957; Madison, OH; Close encounter with domed-top 40' UFO.
Nov. 26, 1957; Robins AFB, Georgia. 10:07 a.m. Witnesses: three control
tower operators, one weather observer and four others. One silver,
cigar-shaped object suddenly vanished after 8 minutes.
Nov. 30, 1957; New Orleans, Louisiana. 2:11 p.m. Witnesses: three U.S.
Coast Guardsmen. One round object turned white, then gold, then separated into
three parts and turned red. Sighting lasted 20 minutes.
Dec. 13, 1957; Col Anahuac, Mexico. 9:35 a.m. Witness: R.C. Cano.
Fourteen-fifteen circular, tapered discs, very bright, flew in a formation
like a stack of coins, then changed to an inverted-V formation. Sighting
lasted 20 minutes.
Dec. 17, 1957; near Grand Junction, Colorado. 7:20 p.m. Witness: F.G.
Hickman, 17. One round object changed from yellow to white to green to red;
red tail was twice as long as the body. It stopped, started, backed up for 45
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