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Events 1964

 


February

 

1964-02-00; UK, Penkridge

 

Category: UFO Crash

 

No information at this time.

 

 


April

 

1964-04-00; Earth Orbit Gemini 1

 

Category: UFO Sighting

 

April 1964 - Gemini I Flight Tailed By Four UFOs

 

Four UFOs joined an orbital test of the Gemini space capsule for one orbit, then they vanished.

 

During the first orbit of this unmanned spacecraft it was joined by four apparently controlled objects. The tracking station observed two objects take up station above Gemini I, with one behind and one below. These relative positions were maintained for one orbit after which they sped off into space.

 

Sources:

UFO II CD-ROM
http://www.20kweb.com/weird_stuff/ufo_sightings_by_astronauts.html

 

See: Gemini Space Missions - Gemini 1

 

 

1964-04-13; UK, England, London

 

Category: UFO Crash

 

On April 13, 1964 (at 8:43pm), "All hell broke loose," reported a witness aboard a bus in London, when a long, streamlined UFO plunged from the sky above the River Lea (in Walthamstow). It came down without regard to obstructions, smashed through telephone wires, ripped a huge gouge in a concrete bank, and walloped into a river that was only about seven foot deep. What no one could explain was how a craft much larger than seven feet could have disappeared within the river. Local authorities discounted what the drivers and passengers had seen, with the explanation that they really had watched a flight of ducks descending. But no one could explain how the ducks became silvery metallic, slashed telephone wires, and ripped up concrete. The police refused comment.

 

Source: "Mysteries of the Deep" - Frank Spaeth

 

 

1964-04-24; USA, New Mexico, Socorro

 

Category: UFO Landing

 

April 24, 1964; Socorro, New Mexico. 5:45 p.m. Witness: Socorro policeman Lonnie Zamora. Watched object with flame underneath descend toward the desert. Two small humanoids observed near vertical oval on ground. Later watched object take off with a roar, go silent and fly away. Burning and charred brush found at landing sight.

 

Document: More information

 

 


August

 

1964-08-00; USA, California, Morro Bay

 

Category: UFO Sighting

 

Occurred : 8/1/1964 21:00 (Entered as : 08/64 21:00)

Reported: 3/12/1999 03:47

Posted: 3/11/2003

Location: Morro Bay, CA

Shape: Triangle

Duration:

 

Around July or August of 1964, I was in Morro Bay for summer vacation ( I was a teenager at this time). At about 9PM, was out on the beach. Saw triangular shaped object, very large, out to the west of the coast, moving from north to south. This object was silent. A smaller object, which resembled an airplane, was "following" the triangular shaped object and was darting back and forth at the rear of the object (I think it was a military aircraft). My father is an aircraft mechanic and FAA inspector. I have grown up around airplanes and have a better than average knowledge of aircraft (both military and civilian) and have never seen anything like this object. A few days after viewing this object, I had the opportunity to speak with the gentlemen who manned the radar station at Cambria/San Simeon. I told him what I saw and asked if he had seen these objects on his radar screen that evening, but he said nothing at all had shown up on his radar screen that night.

 

Source: http://www.nuforc.org/webreports/005/S05899.html

 

 


November

 

1964-11-10; USA, Kansas, Ft. Riley

 

Category: UFO Crash

 

Conflicting date: 12-10-1964

 

On 10th December 1964, at Fort Riley army base, Kansas, a guard was on duty in the motor pool. He and 3 other men were ordered by a senior officer to make there way to a remote corner of the base.

 

When they arrived they noticed a large military chopper shining a large searchlight on a strange object which was resting on the ground. The object was already surrounded by several other military types.

 

The guard was then given 'shoot to kill' orders to stop any civilians who tried to get near it. He was also warned not to tell anyone about the incident.

 

He described the object as like a giant hamburger, 12m by 5m, with a dark line along its rim and a small tail-fin stabilizer. He also observed that the air near the craft was very warm despite being a bitterly cold night.

 

Some time later UFO researchers managed to obtain some collaboraty evidence. Another guard reported that on the morning following the alleged incident, he witnessed a large flatbed truck with a roundish object covered with canvas sheets being driven out under high security from the base.

 

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December

 

1964-12-10; USA, Kansas, Ft. Riley

 

Category: UFO Crash

 

Conflicting date: 11-10-1964

 

According to a witness known only as 'AK', who was a PFC in the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, a disk-shaped UFO, 35-48ft. (11-15m) in diameter and 12-18ft (3.5-5.5m) in height, crashed shortly before 2:00am in Camp Forsyte, a remote training area of the base complex. The craft had a fin-like protrusion, a smooth surface like aluminium, and a black band of squares jutting out about 10 inches (25cm) around its rim. 'AK' said he was unaware of any occupants. 'AK' was one of several soldiers guarding the UFO while a Huey helicopter scoured the area with a searchlight for over two hours. A Major General at the scene told 'AK' that he would have his '---- shot off' if he talked about the incident. Some aspects of the case were later confirmed by a witness known only as 'Ron'.

 

Source: UFO - the complete SIGHTINGS catalogue - Peter Brookesmith

 

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FALSE?

 

1964/12/10 FORT RILEY, KS: SOLDIER GUARDS DOWNED SCR:

HOAX by Aaron David Kabak aka Dave Aaron. /r189p201+/r249 p259. (Jerry Clark)

http://www.larryhatch.net/DISCRED.html

 

On 10th December 1964, at Fort Riley army base, Kansas, a guard was on duty in the motor pool. He and 3 other men were ordered by a senior officer to make there way to a remote corner of the base.

 

When they arrived they noticed a large military chopper shining a large searchlight on a strange object which was resting on the ground. The object was already surrounded by several other military types.

 

The guard was then given 'shoot to kill' orders to stop any civilians who tried to get near it. He was also warned not to tell anyone about the incident.

 

He described the object as like a giant inverted saucer shape, 12m by 5m, with a dark line along its rim and a small tail-fin stabilizer. He also observed that the air near the craft was very warm despite it being a bitterly cold night.

 

Some time later UFO researchers managed to obtain some collaboraty evidence. Another guard reported that on the morning following the alleged incident, he witnessed a large flatbed truck with a roundish object covered with canvas sheets being driven out under high security from the base.

 

 



 

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