Directory - Category: 1; Distant Sightings
AFOSI Case 209; 690th AC&W Members Report Metallic Cylinder
May 1, 1950
Kirtland AFB, NM
This report is not an original BB
unknown, and has not yet been included in the Comprehensive Catalog of
Blue Book Unknowns by Brad Sparks. However, it is listed in the AFOSI
Catalog by Dr. Lincoln LaPaz. Details can be found at the link at the
bottom of this directory. The Spot Intelligence Report, dated 2 May,
briefly describes the sighting:
On 1 May 1950, at approximately 1510
hours, Sgt. Jean W. Ortman, AF-16274854 and Pvt. Edward B. Hitchcock,
AF-11202257, both members of the 690th AC&W Squadron, Kirtland AFB,
New Mexico, observed a silver metallic object of a cylindrical shape.
Said object was viewed for a second at which time it disintegrated.
This observation was made from the Orderly Room, 690th. Aircraft
Control and Warning Squadron at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.
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