Form: 97BB
Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 13:30:14 +0100 (BST), updated 26 July 2006
From: daniel wilson <>
Subject: January 7, 1948, Kentucky / Initial Report of Unusual Incident Mentions State Police Report of Huge Object
Cat: 11
To: Francis Ridge <>

January 7, 1948, Kentucky

At approximately 1400E, 7 January 1948, Kentucky State Police reported to Ft. Knox Military Police they had sighted an unusual aircraft or object flying through the air, circular in appearance approximately 250-300 feet in diameter, moving westward at a "a pretty good clip." These documents (NARA-PBB2-853-855) directly below show another version of MAXW-PBB3-710.

 Page ID (PID)  NARA-PBB2-853
Collection  National Archives (NARA)
Roll Description  NARA Blue Book Roll 2
Document Code  T1206-2
Frames  853 - 855 




Unidentified object seen over Godman Field.
St. Louis Tower advising that a great ball of light passing directly over Field.
Lockbourne Tower and Clinton County Tower, Ohio, advising that a great ball of light was traveling SE across the sky.
clearer copy has been located at
Page ID (PID)  MAXW-PBB3-710
Collection  NARA-Maxwell
Roll Description  Maxwell Blue Book 3
Document Code  N/A
Frames  710 - 712



Clearer copy