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Date: March, 1958: Enormous UFO seen during Algerian War

Date: March 2 [1?], 1958
Location:  Tampa, Florida    BBU
Time: 7:45 [8:45?] p.m. 
Summary: Francis saw a balloon-shaped object with bright light land on the airfield then take off slowly and hover at 750 ft altitude before disappearing.
Source: Vallée Magonia 461; FUFOR Index

Date: March 3, 1958
Location: Nr. Marshall, Texas
Summary: Family saw two bright, planet-like objects with 6 or 7 smaller lights moving around them.
Source: UFOE, II

Date: March 8, 1958
Location: Korea
Summary: Air Force radar tracked slowly descending UFO.
Source: UFOE, VIII

Date: March 9, 1958
Location: Panama Canal Zone
Time: around  2000 hours
An unidentified object was picked up on search radar approaching the Pacific side of the Isthmus of Panama. At 2045 hours two additional blips were observed. These returns were transferred to track radar. During the period of observation the radar lock was broken, the equipment immediately picked up the target and locked on again. A second radar tracking station also locked onto the return. The manner of flight of the objects was steady, slightly circular path over the vicinity of Fort Kobbe, Canal Zone. There was such rapid movement of the object that it broke the lock of the track radar. It was assumed that these were solid objects as track radar can only be locked on a solid object. At 2400 hours, radar advised that as soon as a searchlight was employed the object became evasive.
Source: 17 docs from PBB files secured by Dan Wilson

Date: March 14, 1958
Location: Healdsburg California  BBU 5716
Time: 0845
Summary: Two persons, in their backyard, saw a round object 1 m in diameter come from the west and land 15 m away. It took off toward the east, turned south, and was lost to sight.
Source: Magonia 462

Date: March 19, 1958
Location: Moscow USSR
Summary: Near Moscow, a large, disk-shaped object was seen on the ground. It rose in a spiral motion, then took off and was lost to sight.
Source: Magonia 463

Date: March 20, 1958
Location: Tampa Florida
Time: 1945
Summary: A civilian source was said to have observed a balloon-shaped object land on the airfield then take off slowly and hover at 250 m altitude before disappearing. It showed a bright light source.
Source: Magonia 461

Date: March 20, 1958
Location: Henrietta, Missouri
Summary: Saturn-like disc descended, hovered, moved away.
Source: UFOE, XII

Date: March 20, 21, 22, 1958
Location: Battle Creek, Michigan
Summary: In October 1958, sensationalist editor Ray Palmer published a story he fished in a Detroit saucerian bulletin. The story told that Mrs. Helen Jefferson, of Battle Creek, Michigan, told the police she was approached by a “little man not of this world” on three consecutive days, March 20, 21, 22. She was on her way home from the store in the afternoon of the 20th when the little man suddenly came up to her and asked if he could come into her house for a cup of coffee. The three-foot-tall being, was dressed in a tan leather coat with hood and leather pants, had a pinkish-yellow complexion and his hair was of the same color. It was told he carried an object that appeared to be a wheel in a light blue bag made of rubber-looking material, tucked under his arm. After the self-invitation for a cup of coffee, the little man, who spoke in “throaty” guttural sounds, one word at a time instead of sentences, finally communicated that he had an important message for her. However, Mrs. Jefferson became frightened and ran into the house. The next day she met the same little man again, but the longest interview took place on March 22, when he told her he was married, but had no children, and that his wife “was gone.” Asked where he came from, the little man said a word which sounded to her like “moose.” She asked him if he meant “Mars,” whereupon the creature began pointing upward and gesturing, though she never did figure out if he meant to confirm her supposition. According the Detroit UFO Group’s publication, a five-year-old neighbor girl also saw the little man and confirmed the woman’s story.

Date: March 31, 1958
Location: Walnut Ridge AFS, Arkansas
Time: 12:37 p.m. local time
Summary: An object was picked up on an FPS-6 radar at 64,000 feet traveling at 1300 knots. The object was seen on radar for 6 minutes at a bearing from 141 degrees to 132 degrees. The unit picking up this target was the 725th AC&W Squadron.
Source: Dan Wilson

Date:  March  1958

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