Category 3
Electromagnetic Effects
Red Bluff Incident
Red Bluff, California
August 13, 1960

Richard Hall:
Features: Police witnesses, vehicle encounter, light beam, E-M effects, extraordinary maneuvers, cat-and-mouse pursuit.

Aug. 13, 1960..Red Bluff, CA: California Highway Patrol Officers Charles A. Carson and Stanley Scott were on patrol when they sighted what they thought was an airliner about to crash. When the UFO had descended to about 100 or 200 feet  altitude it suddenly reversed direction and climbed to 500  ft. Description: round or oblong surrounded by a glow (color not mentioned) and having definite red lights at each end. They continued to watch the UFO  as  it performed "unbelievable"  aerial feats. The local  RADAR operator  confirmed  the UFO at this time but denied it the  next  day. Other  Tehema County Sheriffs' officers also saw this UFO and  another similar one that same night. (NICAP, 1964)

Other Sources:
"The Hynek UFO Report", by J. Allen Hynek (1977) pages 92-94.

The Red Bluff Case - Richard Hall
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