Category 1, Distant Encounters
Preliminary Rating: 5
Classification of Distant Encounter is usually
an incident involving an object more than 500
feet from the witness. At night it is
classified as a "nocturnal light" (NL) and
during the day as a "daylight disc" (DD). The
size of the object or the viewing conditions
may render the object in greater detail but
yet not qualify the sighting as a Close
Encounter which is an object within
August 14, 1952; Kelly AFB, Texas (BB)
3:45 p.m. CST. Seven Air Force employees observed a round object that appeared to be of aluminum construction flying over Kelly AFB. Maneuvers consisted of slow sweeping turns and reversing direction. The speed of the object was estimated at 1500 mph at an estimated altitude of 20,000 to 30,000 feet. The object was observed over a period of 30 minutes. The object appeared and disappeared at times.
There are 5 sightings listed for Kelly AFB and San Antonio, Texas for August 14 in the Project Blue Book Master Index.
Detailed reports and documents
reports/520814kelly_report.htm (Dan Wilson)