One of the most recent
examples reported to NICAP occurred on the evening of
May 20, in Leroy Township, Ohio. At 7 p.m., a
silvery-white flying disc approximately the size of a
car came down over the home of Edward McDonald, on
As six members of the
McDonald family watched, open-mouthed, the disc
skimmed over the rooftop. It had a row of ports
about a foot in diameter, and they could hear a low
buzzing or purring sound from inside.
As the UFO passed over the
housetop, the McDonalds’ dog and their horse, staked
in a nearby field, both panicked.
“The dog ran, and the horse
reared up and started running around,” one of the
family reported. “His ears were back and his
eyes looked wild.”
According to Mr. McDonald,
the reaction of both animals was very strange.
“They are used to airplanes of all kinds flying over,”
he said, “since we are in the flight path of two
Lore, Gordon I. R., Jr., and Harold H. Deneault, Jr., 1968, Mysteries of the Skies, N.J., Prentice-Hall, Inc., p. 153. [This has less detail than U.F.O Investigator—jw]