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1950-00-00; Mexico, Mexico City

 

Category: UFO Crash

 

1950 - Mexico, Roy L. Dimmick, sales manager for the Apache Powder Company of Los Angeles, spoke with a man from Mexico and another from Ecuador who had seen a disc crash near Mexico City.

 

Source: http://www.chez.com/lesovnis/htm/mexicobef50.htm (bad link)

 

 


January

 

1950-01-00; USA, California, Mojave Desert

 

Category: UFO Crash

 

"On this land a flying disk has been found intact, with eighteen three-foot tall HUMAN-LIKE occupants, all dead in it but not burned."

 

-- FBI memo from New Orleans Branch to Director, FBI, March 31, 1950 about a disk found in the Mojave desert in January, 1950

 

Source: http://www.cseti.org/crashes/crash139.htm

 

 


April

 

1950-04-00; Argentina

 

Category: UFO Crash

 

April 1950 - Argentina, Mr. E.C. Bossa found a strange disc and four small dead pilots in a remote region of Argentina. He returned with a friend the next day and found only a pile of warm ashes. A cigar-shaped object was seen briefly as it flew overhead at a high altitude.

 

 

1950-04-00; Argentina, Bahia Blanca

 

Category: UFO Sighting

 

Dr. Bossa snapped two indistinct photographs with a 35mm camera of a non-symmetrical disc or spheroid shape together with a larger cigar shape in the sky.

 

Source: UFO II CD-ROM

 

 

1950-04-23; USA, Illinois, Red Bud

 

Category: UFO Photo

 

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At 4:00pm on April 23, 1950, Mr. Dean Morgan, a part-time photographer, making his way through the underbrush in a wooded area in broad daylight, getting some fresh air and looking for a good photographic subject, stumbled upon a UFO at low level, near the ground in a very secluded area. He was coming down the south side of a wooded hill not far from Red Bud, when the woods suddenly broke away into a clearing on a gentle slope crossed by utility lines on telephone poles that passed through there. Mr. Morgan was able to get one photograph of the object before it took off. Mr. Dean Margen, walking in the woods with his camera to shoot photos of nature subjects, came upon a silvery metallic looking domed disc hovering at treetop level above a clearing. He managed to get one picture before the object accelerated and flew away at incredible speed.

 

Source: UFO II CD-ROM

 

 

1950-04-27; USA, Indiana, Goshen

 

Category: UFO Sighting

 

The crew and passengers of a TWA DC-3 on the evening of 4/27/50. The DC-3 was at about 2000 ft, headed for Chicago, when, at about 8:25 p.m., Manning spotted a glowing red object aft of the starboard wing, well to their rear. "It was similar in appearance to a rising blood red moon, and appeared to be closing with us at a relatively slow rate of convergence. I watched its approach for about two minutes, trying to determine what it might be. Then I attracted Adickes' attention to the object asking what he thought it was. He rang for our hostess, Gloria Henshaw, and pointed it out to her. At that time the object was at a relative bearing of about 100 degrees and slightly lower than we were. It was seemingly holding its position relative to us, about one-half mile away."

 

"As we turned, the object seemed to veer away from us in a direction just west of north, toward the airport area of South Bend. It seemed to descend as it increased its velocity, and within a few minutes was lost to our sight..."

 

Newsletter Article: Why Don't Pilots See UFOs?

 

 


May

 

1950-05-10; Argentina, Bahia Blanca

 

Category: UFO Crash

 

1950 May 10. Remote Pampas Region, Bahia Blanca Province, Eastern Argentina

 

Dr. Enrico Botha came across a landed disc with three dead ET occupants. On returning the next day only landing traces were visible, and they observed three UFOs overhead.

 

Featured in MUFON Journal, December 1996

 

Source: http://www.cseti.org/crashes/023.htm

 

 

1950-05-11; USA, Oregon, McMinnville

 

Category: UFO Photo

 

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Thursday, May 11, 1950, shot by Paul Trent. This case "is one of the few UFO reports in which all factors investigated, geometric, psychological, and physical, appear to be consistent with the assertion that an extraordinary flying object, silvery, metallic, disc-shaped, tens of meters in diameter, and evidently artificial, flew within sight of two witnesses." -Conclusions for Case No. 46 in the U.S. Air Force/University of Colorado's Condon Report, 1969.

 

At 7:30pm, Mrs. Paul Trent was outside feeding her rabbits near a garage when she noticed an unusual flying object flying towards her from the Northwest.  Yelling for her husband to bring his camera, Mrs. Trent stood nearby as her husband shot two pictures of the incoming object.  Because of the object’s speed and quick acceleration, he was only able to take the two pictures.  The object seemed to travel west towards a neighbors farmhouse, then quickly vanished from their site.

 

Document: McMinnville, Oregon 1950

 

 


June

 

1950-06-00; USA, Alabama, Birmingham

 

Category: UFO Crash

 

Mid-1950s - Birmingham, Alabama

 

When a disc crashed near Birmingham, the area was cordoned off and humanoid bodies were flown to Maxwell AFB, according to a man who claims to have flown the helicopter with the bodies to a waiting aircraft.

 

Source: http://www.chez.com/lesovnis/htm/birmin50.htm (bad link)

 

 


September

 

1950-09-10: USA, New Mexico, Albuquerque

 

Category: UFO Crash

 

3 bodies recovered

 

Source: http://www.v-j-enterprises.com/ufocrash.html

 

 


October

 

1950-10-15; USA, Tennessee, Oak Ridge

 

Category: UFO Sighting

 

Oct. 15, 1950; Oak Ridge, Tennessee. 3:20 p.m. Atomic Energy Commission Trooper Rymer, J. Moneymaker, Capt. Zarzecki. Two shiny silver objects shaped like bullet or bladder. They dove with a smoke trail and one vanished. The other hovered at 5-6, altitude, 50' away, left and returned several times somewhat further away.

 

Hot Spot: Oak Ridge Tennessee

Source: Project Bluebook Unknowns

 

 


November

 

1950-11-05; USA, Tennessee, Oak Ridge

 

Category: UFO Sighting

 

Nov. 5, 1950, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. 11:55 a.m. Witness: Fairchild Aircraft illustrator Don Patrick. One translucent object, light grey with dark core, shaped like a pear or bean. Flew for 5-10 minutes with rapid, darting movements.

 

Hot Spot: Oak Ridge Tennessee

Source: Project Bluebook Unknowns

 

 


December

 

1950-12-06; USA, Texas, Del Rio

 

Category: UFO Crash

 

Del Rio, TX 12/50, Colonel Robert Willingham or Laredo, Texas - The concern escalated when a second crash occurred on 06/12/50 on the Mexican side of the Texas/Mexican border. The craft struck the earth at such a high speed that very little could be found. What was found was taken to a nearby Atomic Energy Commission facility for examination. It was determined that the pieces recovered belonged to a similar craft as that recovered at Roswell. It was decided that the alien technology must be kept out of foreign hands at all costs.

 

Source: http://www.cseti.org/crashes/024.htm

 

 



 

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