NUFORC Sighting 43024

Occurred: 1944-04-02 11:00 Local - Approximate
Reported: 2005-03-17 07:46 Pacific
Duration: 1:30
No of observers: 3

Location: Clovis, NM, USA

Shape: Disk

Saw UFO in 1944 over an airbase in New Mexico, not very far from, Roswell.

As an aircraft engineering officer at CAAF three of us watched a bright object about 11 o'clock high. It did not seem to move. It glowed which over thhe years puzzled me. Then several years ago I read that they can emit light. The sun was out and it was a perfectly clear early summer day. I paid particular attention to the brightness. It closely matched the appearance of several new from the factory B-29's, uxcept for the planes showed the riveted parts, etc. I womdered how the sun could make it shine as the sun was a lot farther away. I am sure that many hundreds of our people on the base saw it, too. We speculated that it might be a Jap baloon as we knew some had come over the Pacific NW. That evening at mess in the Officer's Club we talked about it. Some said a P-63 had been sent up to investigate, but that it was just as far away at 30,000 ft. as from the ground?? Also, Jupiter was mentioned. If that was true, I have seen that planet only once in my life. This sighting has troubled me for 61 years now. I have a more detailed write-up in my records. I am a Registered Professional Engineer with over 40 years experience and perfect credentials. ((name deleted)). Kingwood, Texas 77339 Former ((rank deleted)) Air Corps.

Posted 2005-04-16

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