Sunday, 29 December 2019

U.S. Government UFO Document:
Subject: Unidentified Flying Object”

24 July 1952
(Project Blue Book, U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.)


Quote from the document (not written in U.S. Department of Defense document format):
“Unidentified object reported by M/Sgt Bruce H. McCormick and A/2C Bobby G. Moore on the 22 July 52, between the hours 1845 – 1950 MST. Observed for one minute from Cessna 140 aircraft. A/2C Bobby G. Moore was the witness interrogated and he verifies the statement made by M/Sgt Bruce H. McCormick. Detailed report of the observation is attached in Part II of this report.

Part II

1. Description: Very shiny or silver type object.

     a. Shape: Round

     b. Size: Size of a jet aircraft at a distance of 7 or 8 miles.

     c. Color: Silver

     d. Number: One

     e. No apparent aerodynamic features such as wings, tail or any
         means of control.

     f. Trail of exhaust: None apparent.

     g. Propulsion: None apparent.

     h. Exhaust: None apparent.

     i. Speed: Steady speed in jet magnitude.

     j. Sound: None

     k. Maneuvers: None

     l. Manner of disappearance: Disappeared into cloud bank.

     m. Other pertinent features: None.

2. a. Time sighted: 1845 – 1850 MST

     b. Length of time observed: One minute.

3. Manner of observation: Observed from Cessna 140, single engine, two-placed high wing aircraft. Aircraft flying at 1200′ true altitude. Air speed 95 MPH. No optical or electronic equipment used.

4. Location of observer during sighting: Approximately 12 miles east of Peterson Field [Colorado Springs, Colorado]. Object first observed in the two o’clock position relative to aircraft. Aircraft heading ENE. Object appeared as would a fighter plane at a distance of 7 or 8 miles. Unidentified flying object heading ESE. Object believed to be at 3000′ or 4000′ higher than observer.”

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“ADC Personnel In Cessna See Silver Object
July 22, 1952
Nr. Peterson Field, Colorado”


The whole UFO case report:
Brad Sparks:
July 22, 1952. 12 miles E of Peterson Field, Colo. 
[Colorado Springs] (BBU)
6:45 p.m. USAF ADC personnel in Cessna 140 and the pilot saw a round silver object disappear into clouds. (Project 1947) Unidentified object reported by M/Sgt Bruce. H. McCormick and A/2C Bobby G. Moore.” presents U.S. government (Project Blue Book, U.S. Air Force) documents that pertain to the UFO case.

Wikipedia article: “Peterson Air Force Base”:

Quote from the Wikipedia article:
“Peterson Air Force Base is a U.S. Air Force Base that shares an airfield with the adjacent Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, home to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the Air Force Space Command headquarters, and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) headquarters. Developed as a World War II air support base for Camp Carson, the facility conducted Army Air Forces training and supported Cold War air defense centers at the nearby Ent Air Force Base, Chidlaw Building, and Cheyenne Mountain Complex. The base has been the location of the Air Force Space Command headquarters since 1987 and has had NORAD/NORTHCOM command center operations since the 2006 Cheyenne Mountain Realignment placed the nearby Cheyenne Mountain Complex centers on standby.”

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