March 8, 1949. Killeen Base, Camp Hood, TX
2 a.m. Army infantrymen in separate locations 1/2 mile apart sight
different lights, one white seen by Payne, the other, by Cpl. Luke Sims,
was of a yellowish red light in level flight crossing 60° of sky.
(FOIA; FUFOR Index)
Summary of Sightings of Unknown Aerial Phenomena, Reported
by the 17th District Office of Special Investigations, Kirtland AFB,
March 8, 1949, 0103 hours, Point #6, Killeen Base,
Camp Hood, Texas, OSI Case 39
Cpl. Luke Burke Sims, 42nd AIB Co. A, observed an object
that was lemon-shaped with a tail, reddish nose, whitish red trail.
Object performed arc during flight.
Altitude: 15 degrees
Page ID (PID) : MAXW-PBB5-725
Collection : Maxwell Blue Book
Roll Description : Project Blue
Book Roll 5
Frames 725 -726