Form: 97BB
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2006 19:18:31 +0000 (GMT)
From: daniel wilson <>
Subject: May 2, 1949. Elko, Nevada (BBU)
Cat: 1
To: Fran Ridge <>
May 2, 1949. Elko, Nevada (BBU)
11:40 a.m. CAA radio operator Mr. Small using field glasses saw 3 flying discs 30 ft diameter at 14,000 ft moving (heading?) SW at 300-400 mph make a left turn and depart ahead of a United airliner taking off from Elko airport. (FOIA; FUFOR Index) 3-4 mins

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 can be accessed  below:
Time: 1015 PST
Observer: Mr. Marvin Leroy Small, Airplane Communicator, CAA
Number of objects: Three
Altitude: 14,000 feet
Shape: Circular and flat, appearance of a pancake
Color: Appearance of oxidized aluminum
Speed: 250 - 300 MPH
Direction of travel: Southwest veering to south southwest
Maneuvers: Straight flight for approximately 2 minutes, objects then veered
                    left and appeared to accelerate, tilted.  
Comments: Interview indicated that Marvin Small considered truthful and
Page ID (PID)  NARA-PBB88-863
Collection  National Archives (NARA)
Roll Description  NARA Blue Book Roll 88
Document Code  T1206-88
Frames  863 - 874