Go Back Report # 234



On This Day: May 14


1961 - At around 11:00 o'clock in the morning, a 21-year-old man saw a golden disc-shaped object floating on the surface of the water while crossing the Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi. He got out of his car and watched it through binoculars. The water surface was disturbed as the object ascended, making a swishing sound. The sighting lasted about two minutes.

(Source: James A. Scarborough, MUFON field investigations database, case #900315).


Reference: ufoinfo.com: On This Day:




UFOCAT URN 127743 MUFON investigation files, James A. Scarborough, case #900315


North America United States, Mississippi, Warren

Mississippi River   Latitude 29-09-04 N, Longitude 089-15-12 W (D-M-S)

Vicksburg             Latitude 32-21-10 N, Longitude 090-52-40 W

Reference: http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=154:1:1765846258792399


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