here is another from the mid 90's where I grew up.
Interesting no doubt
Your post is incomplete it appears..
But then I noticed your avatar and mood with location! It all makes sense..!!!
Lesson being: if you see a ufo, don't bother the air force for answers. Even if they know, they won't tell you.
As I was reading this. I called my dad whom use to be based at GPIA greater Pitt. With the 112 fighter wing. I remember he and a former Col. A very close family friend. Telling me of this event as a child. And that jets were scrambled.
At the same time, Cramer and Whinnery, in the police station, heard what they believed to be the voice of a pilot, over the radio. "I'm going down for a closer look. . . . It's about 45 feet across, and it's trailing something "
NEWS MEDIA COMPLICITY AND THE TRUTH EMBARGO, with Terry Hansen
A mesmerizing account of his investigation into whether some of America's most influential news organizations, many having maintained close ties to the U.S. intelligence community, have willingly suppressed full and accurate news coverage of extraterrestrial related phenomena for a variety of "national-security" reasons. Hansen reveals the remarkable and persistent difference in UFO-related news coverage exhibited by local and national news organizations and reviews the history of censorship and propaganda during the twentieth century and the evidence for media-government collusion over the course of the half-century-long UFO controversy.
The Missing Times
I might have to ask some of the long-time locals here if they ever witnessed it themselves that day.
If I recall, and you may have mentioned it already, it inspired the UFO chase scene in Close Encounters of the Third Kind (remember the toll booth scene with "Ohio").
"It went PSSSSSHHEW, straight up; and I mean when it went up, friend, it didn't play no games; it went straight up."
Police Officer Dale Spaur
According to this witness, nearby observers gasped as the object shot through the clouds at high velocity, leaving a clear blue hole in the cloud layer.
link - en.wikipedia.org...
Sure venus is "loud" and can appear to move when traveling twisting routes. But the details given by the participants are very consistent and absolutely seem to suggest a lower-flying anomaly with distinguishing characteristics. The humming noise especially of note imo.
I also see some intriguing similarities with Cash-Landrum.
Michigan at the Millennium: Crowds turn out to chase UFOs near Milan
After a few days of sighting reports by civilians, on March 17 two Washtenaw County Sheriff's deputies, Sgt. Neil Schneider and Deputy David Fitzpatrick, said they saw three or four red, white and green circular objects oscillating and glowing near Milan about 4 a.m.
They called Willow Run Run Airport officials but radar could not confirm the report.
Two more Washtenaw deputies, Buford Bushroe and John Foster, chased the same types of objects three days later. Livingston and Monroe County residents also reported seeing the objects.
The Detroit News carried the police chase story and a drawing of a quilted football-like UFO with lights, dome and antennae.
When Dexter Patrolman Robert Huniwell saw the object at 9:30 p.m. at Quigly and Brand, Washtenaw County Sheriff Douglas Harvey ordered all available deputies to the scene. Six patrol cars, two men in each, and three detectives converged on the area. They chased the flying object along Island Lake Road without catching it.
have to say the thing that always strikes me with this is the ridicule factor and how many people got put off even reporting their own sightings.
“Behind the scenes, high-ranking Air Force officers are soberly concerned about UFOs. But through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe that unknown flying objects are nonsense.”
Former CIA Director, Roscoe Hillenkoetter, public statement, 1960.
Hard to believe how these type of events can force men to have to change their lives.
The County Sheriff of Portage, PA, was even instructed to hide evidence including soil samples of the actual landing site from the officer, the public, and even Project Blue Book.
Condon, a scientist, was in charge of a UFO study conducted by the University of Colorado under the sponsorship of the Air Force. Springs, Colorado, as the site of the next grid point to be dealt with.
"Years later, I learned to my astonishment that he never turned over the case to his staff, and it gathered dust in his personal files," Hall said.
And so when the Air Force turned the Colorado report over to Congress, the Ohio-to-Conway incident wasn't mentioned.
The link I put up is an audio of the local police around the Youngstown area of Ohio. I was living in Charlotte at the time, and the wife and I happen to catch it on a tv program. It has become known as the Trumbull county incident.
Officers described the UFO as a huge, brightly luminescent object, with multicolored pulsating lights, and lit up the sky, and lit up the ground below it in an erie red light, as if it were daylight. According to officers and residents, the object made no noise, and was seen hovering above houses, and disturbingly low to the ground.
Karl 12, Thanks for the post. I am a big fan of this subject.
In the interest of accuracy please note at about 3 minutes into the video the US Air Force Officer is out of uniform.
His decorations are on the wrong side of his uniform.
"During Air Force Major Hector Quintanilla's tenure as Blue Book's director, the flag of the utter nonsense school was flying at its highest on the mast".
Dr J Allen Hynek, Chief Scientific Consultant for Air Force Investigations of UFOs from 1948 until 1969
The UFO Debunkery of Major Hector Quintanilla.