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1947: Flying Disc Photographed By Youth

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 9, 1947 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Norfolk Virginia Urban or Rural: Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Oval Color of Object(s): “gray, almost black” Number of Witnesses: Source: Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch (Norfolk, Virginia), July 9th, 1947 Original Source Summary: The flying disc “was lots bigger than an automobile” and 13-year-old Bill Turrentine of 410 West fourteenth Street doesn’t understand why almost everybody in Norfolk didn’t see. He saw the large object, “rocking and spinning like a football” and coming from the southwest. Full Report By George Hebert Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch July 9th, 1947 The flying disc “was lots bigger then an automobile” and 13-year-old Bill Turrentine of 410… Read More