Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:39:20 +0100 (BST)
From: daniel wilson <>
Subject: July 3, 1949; Longview, Wash. / Hot One
To: Fran Ridge <>

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 site are listed below:

1 PROJECT 10073 RECORD / 1840Z / 3 OBJECTS

2 Sighting details / 3 minutes

3 NARRATIVE SUMMARY / 150 people saw the objects

4 Continued

5 They were definitely were not balloons

6 3 additional objects sighted

7 Sketch

8 At 1040 sighted

9 Wind was at an angle to the line of flight

10 Maj Winfred H. Gallienne, Intelligence Staff Officer

11 Information taken from Info Doc No 10-368

12 District Intelligence Office, 13th Naval District

13 Page 2

14 Looked like a discus used in track events



July 3, 1949; Longview, Wash. (BBU)
Longview Airport
Time: (1) 1040 (2) 1049 (3) 1125
Observers: More than 150 people including:
Comdr. Moulton B. Taylor, USNR, Aeronautical engineer, and
manager of the airport at Longview, Washington. Taylor has
experience in pilotless aircraft and guided missiles.
Number of objects: Three
Shape: Disc
Color: Metallic
Size: Head of a pin at arm's length
Altitude: Estimated at 30,000 feet
Speed: 300 MPH
Direction of travel: (1) NW (2 & 3) west
Maneuvers: Constant altitude in large arc
Time in sight: 3 minutes
Comments: Objects had regular oscillation, timed at 40 per minute.
Comdr. Taylor stated, "They were not balloons, birds, common
aircraft, parachutes, stars, meteors, paper, clouds, or other
common objects."
Comdr. Taylor also stated. "A small group of people away from
the airport have reported to me that they later sighted three
additional objects later in the morning at different times."

Maxwell Blue Book documents begin here: