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  EMCAT = Electromagnetic Catalog
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The Levelland Sightings
Nov. 2/3, 1957
Levelland, Texas

Richard Hall:
Features: Multiple landings on roadways, E-M effects, heat, sound, wind, illumination of ground.

Nov. 2/3, 1957; Levelland, Texas (BBU 1140, 1141)
From shortly before 11:00 p.m. to about 1:30 a.m., citizens in and around the city repeatedly saw reddish or bluish-green oval or elliptical objects sitting on roadways, then taking off. Vehicles in the vicinity of the UFOs experienced electromagnetic failures, typically the headlights and engine. In one probably significant report at 12:45 a.m., Ronald Martin saw the glowing red UFO land ahead of his truck, then turn to bluish- green. The truck's electrical system failed. When the UFO took off, it turned reddish again. Among the witnesses during the evening was Sheriff Weir Clem, who was searching the roads as a result of earlier reports and saw a reddish oval cross the road, illuminating the pavement. At 12:15 a.m. Frank Williams saw a bluish-green UFO on the road close to where an independent witness had reported a sighting about 15 minutes earlier. Both his engine and headlights failed. The light from the UFO was pulsating steadily on and off; each time it came on, Williams' lights went out. Finally it rose swiftly making a noise like thunder, after which the car functioned normally. The first sighting that evening, at 10:50 p.m., involved a glowing UFO that rose out of a field and swooped over a farm truck causing the engine and lights to fail. The terrified driver jumped out and hit the deck as the UFO passed overhead with a sound like thunder and a rush of wind which rocked the truck. He also felt heat from the object. Within the next few hours an Army jeep patrol at White Sands, N.M., reported an egg-shaped UFO that descended to a point about 50 yards above the bunker used during the first atomic bomb explosion, and a major wave of UFO sightings continued for 2-3 weeks.
(Source: The UFO Evidence (1964), page 168)

Detailed reports and documents
Reported Sighting of UFO In the Vicinity of Levelland, Texas - BB Microfilm - Dan Wilson
The UFO Experience, by Dr. J. Allen Hynek (1972), pages 123-128
The Southwestern UFO of 1957 [pdf file] (Antonio Rullan/CUFOS)
The Levelland Sightings Of 1957, by Antonio F. Rullán (Temporal Doorway site)
The Levelland UFO Sightings (Kevin Randle)
The Levelland Sightings (

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