CASE STUDIES IN JAMES E. MCDONALD'S PREPARED STATEMENT

These are the cases to which Dr. McDonald assigns a number and which he discusses in considerable detail. He cites other cases, but they are unnumbered and mentioned more or less in passing, primarily in the sections of the prepared statement starting with "Physical Effects."
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Sightings by Pilots

Case 1 Boise, Idaho, July 4, 1947 41
Case 2 Montgomery, Alabama, July 24, 1948 42
Case 3 Sioux City, Iowa, January 20, 1951 43
Case 4 Minneapolis, Minn., October 11, 1951 44
Case 5 Willow Grove, Pa., May 21, 1966 45
Case 6 Eastern Quebec, June 29, 1954 46
Case 7 Goshen, Ind., April 21, 1950 46
Case 8 Newport News, Va., July 14, 1952 47

Multiple-Witness Sightings

Case 9 Farmington, N.M., March 17, 1950 47
Case 10 Longview, Wash., July 3, 1949 48
Case 11 Salt Lake City, Utah, Oct. 3, 1961 49
Case 12 Larson AFB, Moses Lake, Washington, January 8. 1953 50
Case 13 Savannah River A.E.C Plant, Summer, 1952 51
Case 14 Trinidad, Colo., March 23, 1966 51
Case 15 Redlands, Calif., February 4, 1968 52

Urban Area Sightings

Case 16 New York City, November 22, 1966 53
Case 17 Hollywood, Calif., February 5-6, 1960 54
Case 18 Baytown, Texas, July 18, 1966 57
Case 19 Portland, Oregon, July 4, 1947 58

Sightings by Astronomers

Case 20 Las Cruces, N.M., August 20, 1949 59
Case 21 Ft. Sumner, New Mexico, July 10, 1947 60
Case 22 Harborside, Me., July 8, 1947 60
Case 23 Ogra, Latvia, July 26, 1965 60
Case 24 Kislovodsk, Caucasus, August 8, 1967 61
Case 25 Flagstaff, Ariz., May 20, 1950 61

Sightings by Meteorologists

Case 26 Richmond, Va., April 1947 62
Case 27 Yuma, Ariz., February 4, 1953 62
Case 28 Upington, Cape Province, December 7, 1954 63
Case 29 Arrey, New Mexico, April 24, 1949 63
Case 30 Admiralty Bay, Antarctica, March 16, 1961 64

Balloon Explanations

Case 31 Ft. Monmouth, N.J., September 10, 1951 65
Case 32 Odessa, Wash., December 10, 1952 67
Case 33 Rosalia, Wash., February 6, 1953 67
Case 34 Boston, Mass., June 1, 1954 68

Radar Cases

Case 35 Fukuoka, Japan, October 15,1948 69
Case 36 Nowra, Australia, September, 1954 70
Case 37 Capetown South Africa, May 23, 1953 70
Case 38 Washington, D.C., July 19, 1952 71
Case 39 Port Huron, Mich., July 29, 1952 72

Photographic Cases

Case 40 Corning, Calif., July 4, 1967 73
Case 41 Edwards AFB, May 3, 1957 75


Dr. McDonald's Cases in Chronological Order

DATE LOCATION CASE #

April 1947 Richmond, Va. (Case 26)
July 4, 1947 Boise, Idaho (Case 1)
July 4, 1947 Portland, Oregon (Case 19)
July 8, 1947 Harborside, Me. (Case 22)
July 10, 1947 Ft. Sumner, New Mexico (Case 21)
July 24, 1948 Montgomery, Alabama (Case 2)
October 15,1948 Fukuoka, Japan (Case 35)
April 24, 1949 Arrey, New Mexico (Case 29)
July 3, 1949 Longview, Wash. (Case 10)
August 20, 1949 Las Cruces, N.M. (Case 20)
March 17, 1950 Farmington, N.M. (Case 9)
April 21, 1950 Goshen, Ind. (Case 7)
May 20, 1950 Flagstaff, Ariz. (Case 25)
January 20, 1951 Sioux City, Iowa (Case 3)
September 10, 1951 Ft. Monmouth, N.J. (Case 31)
October 11, 1951 Minneapolis, Minn. (Case 4)
Summer, 1952 Savannah River A.E.C Plant (Case 13)
July 14, 1952 Newport News, Va. (Case 8)
July 19, 1952 Washington, D.C. (Case 38)
July 29, 1952 Port Huron, Mich. (Case 39)
December 10, 1952 Odessa, Wash. (Case 32)
January 8, 1953 Larson AFB, Moses Lake, Washington (Case 12)
February 4, 1953 Yuma, Ariz. (Case 27)
February 6, 1953 Rosalia, Wash. (Case 33)
May 23, 1953 Capetown South Africa (Case 37)
June 1, 1954 Boston, Mass. (Case 34)
June 29, 1954 Eastern Quebec (Case 6)
September, 1954 Nowra, Australia (Case 36)
December 7, 1954 Upington, Cape Province (Case 28)
May 3, 1957 Edwards AFB (Case 41)
February 5-6, 1960 Hollywood, Calif. (Case 17)
March 16, 1961 Admiralty Bay, Antarctica (Case 30)
Oct. 3, 1961 Salt Lake City, Utah (Case 11)
July 26, 1965 Ogra, Latvia (Case 23)
March 23, 1966 Trinidad, Colo. (Case 14)
May 21, 1966 Willow Grove, Pa. (Case 5)
July 18, 1966 Baytown, Texas (Case 18)
November 22, 1966 New York City (Case 16)
July 4, 1967 Corning, Calif. (Case 40)
August 8, 1967 Kislovodsk, Caucasus (Case 24)
February 4, 1968 Redlands, Calif. (Case 15)

 

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