Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2006 14:05:25 +0100 (BST)
From: daniel wilson <daniejon2000@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject: Check Lists - Incident 172 - Gorman
To: Francis Ridge <nicap@insightbb.com> 

October 1, 1948, Fargo, North Dakota
George F. Gorman, Air National Guard Pilot in F-51 aircraft at 2100 hours, observed a clear white light approximately 6 to 8 inches in diameter at 1000 to 1400 feet altitude. The light made several left turns, one right turn, diving and climbing, over a period of 27 minutes.  The light was faster than the F- 51.Gorman stated that positively that there was "thought" behind the maneuvers.

Other witnesses:
                           L. D. Jensen, Airport Traffic controller at at Fargo Airport
                           Manuel E. Johnson, Assistant Airport Traffic controller at Fargo Airport.
                           Dr. Cannon, Occulist, first saw object when he was landing his plane at Fargo Airport.

The following pdf file contains all of the resized Project Blue Book documents below and is now housed on the NICAP site for security reasons.


The original over-sized docs from the Blue Book site are listed below: 


Frames 685-701
 
Lt. Gorman Case / Case Folder
 
Gorman, Balloon
 
Tab D
 
Incident # 172 a, b, c --Fargo, North Dakota
 
Letter from AMC, Subject Project Sign
 
Plotting of Jupiter
 
Letter to Dr. Donald H. Menzel/ UFO Sighting
 
CHECK LIST UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS
 
One object was observed over a period of 27 minutes
 
PROJECT "SIGN" Action Slip
 
Diagram of flight
 
Diagram of flight
 
CHECK LIST UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS / Incident # 172A
 
Description of the action
 
CHECK LIST UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS / Incident # 172b
 
CHECK LIST UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS / Incident # 172c
 
Noticed no sound from the object at any time