posted on Jul, 26 2006 @ 08:51 PM
Just over 58 years ago, a Kentucky National Guard pilot crashed his plane and died while pursuing a UFO.
It was a story that made headlines and one that's still talked about today. But the question remains, what was Captain Thomas Mantell chasing that
A 1956 documentary on UFO's detailed the Mantell case, which occurred in January of 1948. It happened just months after another celebrated incident
in Roswell, New Mexico, where a UFO had reportedly crashed in the summer of 1947.
Newswatch spoke with the man who was the commander of the Kentucky Air National Guard when the Mantell case occurred and a former Chief of Staff with
the Guard to get their takes on what happened. Newswatch also talked with a UFO researcher. And as you might guess, we got two different opinions.
Francis Ridge, UFO researcher, says, "It is a classic to this day." Read More
That was reported back in may now here are some links to the follow up..
July 14, 2006
July 26, 2006
Im about 17 miles from where this happen and I have never heard about this.. Crazy