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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 5/30/1963 17:30 (Entered as : 5-30-1963 17:30)
Reported: 5/1/2011 1:48:38 PM 13:48
Posted: 5/2/2011
Location: Emporia, KS
Shape: Rectangle
Duration: 60 seconds
Characteristics: The object made a sound
I have witnessed many bizarre things in my life beginning at age 4.5, this is not the strangest. Try India.

After supper on the (approximate evening of 5-30) about 5:20pm when I was 12 yrs old, I went to get the newspaper in the front of our house (facing south). As I was bent over, I FELT something up and to the right of me. I then HEARD a faint whoosh as a satin black (not gloss or flat) craft flew over the middle of our field, traveling east to west at about 25 mph, and about 150 ft up. I was perhaps 150-200 ft away.

The sun had not yet set, so there was ample light. The rectangular craft was about 6-7 ft tall, 30 ft wide, 50 ft long without colors or markings. I was able to see good detail - there were no seams anywhere. There were no outside lights or FRONT windows. The front and back of the craft angled out 2-3 degrees at the base (pylon). There were no sharp corners, the edges were rounded and smooth. There were 3 round (portholes) windows approximately 2.5 ft in diameter evenly spaced on the side I could see.

Instead of racing to get a camera, I stayed to observe. Feeling scared, I looked into the windows which were emitting a dark yellow (not amber or orange) light from the far interior of the craft. I saw no people, aliens etc.

Relieved, I assumed it was military and headed to Fort Riley (Junction City, Ks). I would just like to know if anyone, anywhere has seen this same craft?


((initials of witness eliminated))

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))