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1950: September UFO & Alien Sightings

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Date: September 1950
Location: Near Columbus, Ohio
Time: 0300A
Summary: Guards at the Ohio State Prison, including Roy Beck, watched a huge luminous disc-shaped craft glide silently just above the walls of the compound. The center of the object appeared to rotate and it appeared to have antennas on the top section. At one point the object became somewhat translucent and the guards were able to see several man-like figures moving inside the object. The terrified guards attempted to fire on the object but were prevented to by a superior.
Source: UFO Notebook # 12


Date: Sept. 1, 1950
Location: McKorryuk, Nunivak Island, Aleutians, Alaska (BBU)
Time: 7:30-7:35 p.m. 
Summary: Nunivak Island CAA Airways Observer Timothy J. Kenick, George Williams and others saw a strange deep red ball of fire near the horizon to the N towards Siberia “hundreds of feet” high which slowly faded out, followed by sudden appearance of another round red ball of fire above the first slowly fading out repeated another 2 times or so gradually becoming oval shaped and moving toward Siberia, finally disappearing behind clouds.
Source: Jan Aldrich


Date: September 2 1950
Location: Harmon Air Force Base, Newfoundland Canada
Time: evening
Summary: Military personnel observed the figure of a man between the beach area and the end of the runway, when the witness approached to investigate there was a flash of light and he felt a sharp burning pain on his left hand, he looked and the figure had vanished.
Source: John Brent Musgrave, UFO Occupants & Critters


Date: Sept. 3, 1950
Location: Spokane, Wash. (BBU 797)
Time: 2 p.m. 
Summary: Major R. J. Gardiner saw 3 metallic bronze discs, 20-30 ft long, 2-6 ft thick, moving independently and erratically; his wife and neighbor [Fortney?] saw 1 object. 5 min
Source: Berliner; FUFOR Index


Date: Sept. 8, 1950
Location: Germany (BBU)
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Source: McDonald list


Date: 1950: UFO Crash near Albuquerque


Date: Sept. 13, 1950
Location: 5 miles SW of Effingham, Illinois (BBU)
Time: 7:30 p.m. (CST). 
Summary: Private plane pilot Frye saw 3 dull red lights in triangle formation on collision course. 
Source: Project 1947; FUFOR Index


Date: Sept. 18, 1950
Location: Poplar [Poplar Bluff?], Montana (BBU)
Time: 4 p.m. 
Summary: Air National Guard pilot James and another flying F-51’s, CAA tower personnel and other ground witnesses saw a round object moving erratically at high speed then hover. 
Source: Project 1947; FUFOR Index


Date: Sept. 20 [19?], 1950
Location: Kit Carson [10 miles S of Akron?], Colo. (BBU 807)
Time: 10:49 [10:45? MST] a.m. 
Summary: USAF B-25 crew with 3416th Training Sq saw brilliant white star like object accelerate and decelerate, emitting sparks. Source [?] saw 2 large, round, glowing objects and 3 smaller, internally lit objects; 2 hovered for 1 min, moved, and 3 smaller objects came from behind or within the 2 larger objects, and all sped upward and away. 
Source: Berliner; cf. Project 1947


Date: Sept. 21, 1950
Location: Provincetown, Mass. (BBU 809)
Time: 9:53-9:55 a.m. (EST). 
Summary: MIT research associate and Air National Guard Maj. Myron Herbert Ligda and Joseph V. Connelly (plus another witness) tracked on SCR-615B radar an unidentified object heading N, during MIT Weather Radar Research Group tracking of USAF flight of 2 Otis AFB F-84 jet fighters which were heading 333° straight and level course at about 400 mph (IAS 250 knots) positioned at range 45 miles 105° azimuth initially, at 9:50 a.m. Object detected at 9:53 a.m. on a nearly intersecting straight line course heading about 358° [at about 500 mph?], F-84 pilots were warned by VHF-1 radio but could not see object due to poor visibility haze when ground radar showed object crossed about 3 miles [actually plotted about 1-1.5 miles ahead and blips “nearly merged”] in front of jets at 9:54:00 a.m. Object speed about 1,500 mph as it made a sharp right turn and loop of about 270° about 15 g’s centripetal acceleration back to the W.  2 mins
Source: Jan Aldrich; Hynek UFO Rpt pp. 139-141; etc.


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