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Date:  March  1961
Location:   Oddesundbroen Sydthy, Denmark
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Summary:   An unidentified object at close range was observed by one witness.
Source:  Wegner, Willy UFO-Landinger I Danmark FUFOS, Copenhagen, 1975


Date:  March  1961
Location:   Ust Maya, Russia
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Summary:   A flying disc was observed. One disc was observed by two experienced military witnesses on a river (Orlova).
Source:  Zigel, Felix


Date:  March  1961
Location:   Tadzhikistan, Tajikistan
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Summary:   More than one object was observed.
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis


Date:  March  1961
Location:   Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan
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Summary:  More than one object was observed. 
Source:  Schoenherr, Luis


Date:  March  1961
Location:   Koge, Denmark
Time:   15:00
Summary:   An object was observed. Occupants of the craft were seen. An unidentified object at close range and its occupants were observed by two witnesses.
Source:  Wegner, Willy UFO-Landinger I Danmark FUFOS, Copenhagen, 1975


Date:  Spring  1961
Location:   Millville, New Jersey
Time:   Night
Summary:   One object was observed by two witnesses for seven minutes (Zambone).
Source:  Hynek, J. Allen


Date: March 1,  1961 
Location: ortho thenie brazil
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Source: APRO


Date:  March 2 1961
Location:   Rowlands Castle, UK
Time:   21:15
Summary:   One object was observed by several witnesses.
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Date:  March 3 1961
Location:   Grace, Idaho
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Summary:   A daytime disc was reported.
Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2


Date:  March 3 1961
Location:   Bamford, UK
Time:   20:00
Summary:   One object was observed by one witness.
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Date: March 3, 1961 
Location: Ephrata, Wash. BBU 
Time: 9:48 p.m. local time
Summary: A T-33 aircraft on normal lookout at 33,000 feet flying 260 degrees observed a round bright white light the size of a pea at 2 o’clock position. The object was observed by air visual and air radar. Spokane Center was called and confirmed a target was in contact moving rapidly to the NW. Radar speed of object estimated at 1050 knots. The object disappeared instantaneously like a light being shut off. A Moon Dust Alert was involved. Length of observation was 7 minutes.
Source: Dan Wilson, Sparks, McDonald list


Date:  March 3 1961
Location:   Wolfsburg, Germany
Time:   21:00
Summary:   One object was observed by several witnesses (Meller).
Source:  UFO Nachrichten


Date:  March 4 1961
Location:   Meggen, Luzern, Switzerland
Time:   00:02
Summary:   A hovering flying disc was observed. Multiple independent witnesses. One disc was observed by one witness.
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Date:  March 4 1961
Location:   Kirchberg, Germany
Time:   06:15
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported (Raab).
Source:  UFO Nachrichten


Date:  March 4 1961
Location:   Weidenau, Germany
Time:   12:02
Summary:   One object, the size of the moon, was observed by two witnesses (Angerer; Guhr).
Source:   UFO Nachrichten


Date:  March 4 1961
Location:   Rosenheim, Germany
Time:   18:45
Summary:   One object, the size of a star, was observed by two witnesses (Egeler; Niedermeier).
Source:  UFO Nachrichten


Date:  March 4 1961
Location:   Salzburg, Austria
Time:   19:50
Summary:  One object was observed by a male witness. 
Source:  UFO Nachrichten


Date:  March 4 1961
Location:   Weidach, Austria
Time:   19:53
Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported (Lachermaier).
Source:  UFO Nachrichten


Date:  March 4 1961
Location:   Virginia 
Time:   Night
Summary:   An abduction of a witness was reported. Telepathic phenomena were said to have occurred. An abduction by alien entities was reported by one male witness (Monroe).
Source:  Monroe


Date:  March 5 1961
Location:   Throckley, UK
Time:   00:45
Summary:   Several objects were observed by one witness.
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Date:  March 6 1961
Location:   Kyushu, Japan
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Summary:   Objects were observed and photographed. More than one object was observed.
Source:  Flying Saucers Magazine


Date:  March 6 1961
Location:   Rotenburg, Germany
Time:   18:15
Summary:   An object was sighted that had an appearance and performance beyond the capability of known earthly aircraft. One object was observed by one witness in a forest (Warmuth).
Source:  UFO Nachrichten


Date:  March 7 1961
Location:   Nashville, Tennessee
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Summary:   Objects were observed and photographed. More than one object was observed.
Source:  Flying Saucers Magazine


Date:  March 7 1961
Location:   Hackensack, New Jersey
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Summary:   Nocturnal lights were reported.
Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2


Date:  March 8 1961
Location:   Kolding, Vejle, Denmark
Time:   16:05
Summary:   One object was observed by one witness.
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Date:  March 8 1961
Location:   Arhus, Denmark
Time:   21:40
Summary:   Two objects were observed by one witness
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Date: March 10, 1961 
Location: RAF Upper Heyford, England, UK BBU 
Time: 9 p.m. local time
Summary: A very bright white or yellowish circular object was observed in the sky at about a 45 degree angle and appeared to be stationary. All the observers indicate that the light/object was very bright. The object was also picked up on ground radar and the radar observer said the object was moving very slowly. The object was described as orange size to basketball size. The object was observed visually for approximately 10 minutes and observed on radar for approximately 20 minutes. There was no air traffic or known balloon release in the vicinity. Among the observers were two Air policemen and a Contol Tower Operator.
Source: Dan Wilson, Brad Sparks, McDonald list


Date: March 10 1961
Location: Bowna (Australia)
Time: 2045
Summary: . F. Reynolds and his son were camping near the water. They observed an object on the ground with four windows in it. There was a fire nearby, and four figures could be seen between it and the object. At 2130 it had disappeared. Witnesses in Wodonga, West Albury, Wangaratta and Tallangatta independently observed an unknown object in flight.
Source: Magonia 516


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PicHist18Date: March 11, 1961
Location: Japan
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Summary: Object was snapped by a young Japanese who happened to have his camera ready on March 11, 1961.
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Date: March 16, 1961
Location: Antarctica
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Summary:  Meteorologist observed a fireball-like object, multi-colored, below overcast
Source:. NICAP UFOE, VI


Date: Spring 1961 
Location: Kemah, Texas      BBU 7321
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Summary: Case missing.
Source: Berliner 


Date: March 23-29, 1961 
Location: Fort Pierce, Florida BBU 
Time: 9:45 p.m.
Summary:  Beechcraft pilot and passenger saw an intense bright light rise from 8,000 to 20,000 ft and accelerate.
Several witnesses over several days reported seeing a strange bright light in the sky, sometimes hovering, sometimes moving rapidly from the hours around 10:10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. local time. The light was seen to bob up and down at times. Length of observation varied from 5 minutes to 1 hour. Type of observations: Ground-Visual, Air-Visual, and Ground-Radar.  
Source: Dan Wilson; McDonald list; cf. Project 1947


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