Saturday, 7 December 2013

UFO News Article:
“Planes Make Futile Chase Of Flying Disk”

19 September 1950 
(The Tuscaloosa News, Tuscaloosa-Northport, Alabama)

Hundreds of Poplar Bluff, South-Eastern Missouri residents sighted a UFO on the afternoon of 18 September 1950, The Tuscaloosa News informs:

Quote from the article:
“Police, airport and radio station personnel said ‘just about everyone in Poplar Bluff’ saw the mysterious object for five or six hours yesterday afternoon.

Civil Aeronautics Authority workers at Maiden, 28 miles southeast of here, plotted its southeasterly course from 4. p.m. until dark.

A National Guard sergeant at Memphis finally confirmed that the F-51’s climbed to 39,000 feet but could not make contact with the object. He did not say whether the pilots actually saw the object.”

“Poplar Bluff, Missouri” (

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