Jan. 7, 1966; 3 miles SW of Georgetown (5 miles NE of Wilmer), AL. (BBU)
3:17 p.m. Civilian had to stop his car when he found object landed on the road blocking his way. Round silver color object 10-12 [25?] ft diameter with 8-10-inch ring or hoop at equator, 5 ft hatch on bottom, [and a cone with a flashing green light?] hovered about 5 ft above ground at 20 ft away, gradually climbed to NE, engine [whirring?] noise increasing, then rapid acceleration to disappearance in a few seconds. Watch stopped [engine had died and now could be restarted?]. [Sulfur or rotten-egg smell noted?] (Hynek UFO Rpt p. 42; Vallée Magonia 721)
Jan. 7, 1966; 3 miles southwest of Georgetown, Alabama (BBU)Detailed reports and documents
Close encounter on Highway 63. The time given on the PROJECT 10073 RECORD CARD is DATE/TIME 07/2130Z which converts to 3:30 p.m. CST. The witness Finch stated that his watch stopped at 3:27 p.m. He saw the object for approximately 1-2 minutes.
reports/660107georgetown_report.htm (Dan Wilson)