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UFO Landing At Kirtland?
Aug. 9, 1980
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Fran Ridge:
August 9, 1980, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico
Morning. Several security guards at the Manzano Weapons Storage Area, adjacent to Kirtland AFB, saw a bright light descend in (a) restricted area. A fourth guard observed a disk shaped light in the vicinity of a bunker used to store nuclear weapons. The incident resulted in a report being filed with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) at Kirtland. The story goes that the incident was subsequently investigated by agent Richard Doty, a mysterious figure who often appears in the UFO literature. Doty reportedly filed a preliminary report on the incident, which has been acknowledged and released by the Air Force. If Doty was involved here is certainly questionable. Bruce Maccabee's question is, where is the follow-up report? Surely, no such incident at an atomic facility, even if explainable by mundane causes, would not have been further investigated. Maccabee reveals strong circumstantial evidence that such a report exists but is being withheld by the Air Force. This is an interesting report that would have far-reaching implications if true, especially in light of what has been reported before at and near, Kirtland AFB, a military base which is one of the most sensitive military installations in the world. This report by Bruce Maccabee is also an attempt to locate records relating to it.

Detailed reports and documents
UFO Landing Near Kirtland AFB: Welcome to the Cosmic Watergate (Bruce Maccabee)
FOIA Documents Directory (CUFON)
The Complaint Form (CUFON)
Manzano area 8-pic montage from TerraServer
Kirtland Underground Munitions Storage Complex, NM (UGS Photo 6 Oct 1996)
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Image of map B

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