Thursday, 25 October 2012

UFO Case Report:
“White Sands UFO tracked by Theodolite pulling 20 G's”
(, U.S.A.) informs about a UFO incident that occurred 92 kilometres (57 miles) north-west of the White Sands Proving Ground base on the morning of 24 April 1949:

The incident was witnessed by a detachment of U.S. Navy men and a group of scientists.

The elliptical shaped UFO was about 105 feet in diameter. fact sheet: “White Sands Missile Range Fact Sheet”:

Map of White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico 
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Digital elevation map of New Mexico 
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UFO News Article:
“Navy Officer Asserts Flying 
Saucers Seen At White Sands”, 23 February 1950 
(The Palm Beach Post, West Palm Beach, Florida)

The Palm Beach Post presents an interview with Commander Robert B. McLaughlin, U.S. Navy:

UFOs were sighted (during guided missile tests) over White Sands Proving Ground, New Mexico in April, May and June 1949, according to McLaughlin.

Quote from the article:
“On one occasion, he said, two small saucers chased a Navy rocket.”

NOTE: The newspaper date is 23 February 1950.

Commander Robert B. McLaughlin, U.S. Navy
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