Nov. 4, 1957; 3 miles SE of El Paso Airport, Texas (BBU)
7:30 p.m. Border Patrol inspector Burton saw eggshaped object with bluish glow approaching from the SW at 30° elevation with whirring sound like artillery shell after car stalled and headlights dimmed and blacked out. Object passed over car at 100 ft height headed W, changing altitude at irregular intervals, rose vertically at Franklin Mtns. (Hynek UFO Rpt p. 181; FUFOR Index)
The color of the object was described as brownish. It was also reported that there was a string of lights around the side about a 1/4 way up from bottom. Witness got out of the car and the object approached, then went away. 30-40 secs duration.
Detailed reports and documents
reports/571104elpaso_report.htm (Dan Wilson)