|Occurred : 6/1/1968 (Entered as : 1968)
Reported: 3/19/2012 5:12:54 PM 17:12
Location: Clovis, CA
|Spring 1968: 20+ cigar shaped flying objects over Air Force Base in Fresno, California heading north.
In the spring of 1968 my son ((name #1 deleted)) and I were returning home from a trip to the countryside, traveling west on Ashlan Avenue approximately two miles from our home in Clovis when suddenly we saw a formation of flying objects slowly heading north past the Fresno/Yosemite Airport.
At first we thought it was a formation of Canadian geese, but when we stopped the car and got out we were amazed that what we were witnessing was at least 20 or more unidentified flying objects. They were cigar shaped, no wings evident, no sound, the formation was also cigar shaped. Suddenly the formation reversed its course and disappeared, headed south.
When we arrived home I called my cousin ((name #2 deleted)) who worked for the USAF in the 144th fighter interceptor group, and I asked him to investigate what we had seen. ((name deleted)) called me back and here is the following information he had received: Longitude 135 degrees 15 min. 8 sec. North Latitude 26 degrees 21 min. 18 sec. South Radar Pickup 1345 to 1415 hours Coordinance 3.205 degrees SSE 326 degrees 1st sighting (pickup) 210 M. SE of Cooks Is. traveling NW of Hawaiin Is. Central coordinance 31-26. Lost contact 125 miles S. West of Hawaiin Islands.
2nd sighting: 425 miles SW of Hawaiin Is. traveling SW coordinance 32-45 central 2 Lost contact 410 miles SE of Cooks Is.
3rd sighting: 85 miles S. of Christmas Is. traveling NNE to 110 miles off the coast of Calif. approx. flight time: 1 - 4 1/2 min.
2 - 5 min.
3 - 3 1/2 min. end of coordinance.