Category 11 Case Directory
Rating: 5  


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AFOSI Case 8; AF C-47 Pilot Observes UFO Similar To Green Flare
Dec, 5, 1948
West of Las Vegas, New Mexico

9:05 p.m. MST
Duration brief
C-47 aircraft
United States
3 observers
No radar contact

Brad Sparks:
Dec. 5, 1948. W of Las Vegas, New Mexico
9:05 p.m. (MST). USAF pilot Capt. William Goede, copilot Major Roger Carter, and S/Sgt. flight engineer, flying a C-47 from Lowry AFB, Denver, to Williams AFB, Chandler, Ariz., at 18,000 ft saw a green fireball. 2nd green fireball sighting E of Sandia Mtns. (10 miles E of Albuquerque) at 9:27 p.m. shot up from the ground to 500 ft height. (Sparks; FOIA)

Detailed reports and documents
OSI Cases 8,9,10,11,13 - BB Microfilm (Dan Wilson)

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