Sunday, 10 January 2016

UFO Case Directory:
“Category 2, Close Encounters –
Object Maneuvers In Parking Lot –
July 14, 1954 –
St. Louis, Missouri”


(NICAP.org)

The whole case report:
Brad Sparks:
July 14, 1954; St. Louis, Missouri (BBU)
7:50 a.m. (CDT). McDonnell Aircraft Propulsion Lab employees sighted 1.5-foot sheet-like object maneuvering in company parking lot from distances varying from 4 to 200 feet, first descending from the E at 30 ft altitude stopped on the ground, rose to 4 ft height, made right-angle turn to N, traveled 75 ft and climbed above 8-ft fence to disappear in the overcast sky, under light almost calm wind conditions. One observer followed at 5-ft distance. (Hynek UFO Rpt pp. 150-1)

Fran Ridge:
July 14, 1954; St. Louis, Missouri (BBU)
7:50 a.m. (CDT). Ten McDonnell Aircraft Propulsion Lab employees (5 reporting) sighted a 1.5-foot milky white rectangular object maneuvering in company parking lot at 3-8 mph from distances varying from 4 to 200 feet, first descending from the E at 30 ft altitude stopped on the ground, rose to 4 ft height, made right-angle turn to N, traveled 75 ft and climbed above 8-ft fence to disappear in the overcast sky, under light almost calm wind conditions. All observers had aeronautical experience. One observer followed at 4-ft distance. (Hynek UFO Rpt pp. 150-1)”

http://www.nicap.org/540714stlouis_dir.htm






















Satellite photo of St. Louis, Missouri (tageo.com)
(tageo.com photo)