Couple Spot 'Fiery
Ball' on Lake
Creek Harbor resident and his wife said they saw what looked like a burning
airplane apparently crashing into Lake Ontario about 13 miles east of Sea
Breeze about 1:15 this morning.
Powell of East Lake Road, Ontario, said he saw "an orange-red fiery ball moving up and
down like a burning plane trying to land on the lake in front of his house."
was going at a tremendous speed," he said, "faster than any boat
could have gone."
Powell's call to State Police started a Coast Guard
search of the area. A Civil Air Patrol spokesman this morning said no missing
planes had been reported.
arrived at the Powell home about 2:15 a.m. and watched the ball of fire with
Powell and Mrs. Powell until it burned itself out about 3 a.m.
A 7 ½ hour
Coast Guard search of the area by boat was unsuccessful in locating any clue
as to the location or identification of the object. A Coast Guard spokesman
said the search would not be continued unless a plane was reported
This reference: Rochester, New York, Times-Union, 13 October 1958.
With thanks to Loren Gross for forwarding
this material to me.-CF
UFOCAT PRN – 76767
UFOCAT URN – 133031 UFOs: A History 1958 by Loren Gross,
p. 61, no date of publication
UFOCAT URN – 164897 *U* UFO Computer Database by Larry
Hatch, # XXXXXX, © 2002
UFOCAT PRN – 76776
UFOCAT URN – 076776 Invisible Residents by Ivan T.
Sanderson, p. 226, 1970
UFOCAT PRN – 106823
UFOCAT URN – 106823 The UFO Investigator (NICAP),
December 1958, p. 3
UFOCAT URN – NONE
Rochester, New York, Times-Union, October 13, 1958
UFOCAT URN – NONE
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, October 13, 1958
UFOCAT PRN – 150676
UFOCAT URN – 105676 A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies by
George Eberhart, #0877, © 1980
North America – United States, New York, Wayne
Creek Harbor Latitude 43-16-40 N,
Longitude 77-16-42 W (D-M-S)
Breeze Latitude 43-13-50
N, Longitude 77-32-32 W [Monroe County]
Ontario Latitude 43-13-15 N,
Longitude 77-16-59 W
Ontario Latitude 43-20-00 N, Longitude 77-19-59 W
UFO Location (UFOCAT) Latitude 43.33 N, Longitude 77.25