July 31, 1948; S Central Indianapolis, Indiana (BBU 190)
8:25 a.m. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Swigert saw a cymbalshaped or
domed disc object or rounded coolie hat to the W, about 20 ft
6-8 ft thick, 3:1 ratio 10 secs noted, white without any shine
shadowing on upper right (sun from the left or E), fly straight
level from horizon to horizon W to E heading 90°, first through
window facing W then window facing S, altitude estimated at
covering distance of 5 miles (1,800 mph? distance 2 miles?
10°?), shimmering in the sun as if spinning. No sound or trail.
(Battelle Unknown No. 8; FOIA)