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UFO Sighting Report

Date:

1962

Location:

Pomona, California, United States

Summary:

Saw round object moving across sky quickly then stopped and hovered above our heads for approximately three to five minutes. Object then disappeared with speed of lightning over the mountains.

Date Reported:

9/29/2015 3:16:50 AM

Sighting Time: 

4:00 PM

Day/Night: 

Daytime

No. of Witnesses: 

4

Duration: 

About 7 min. total time

Appearance / Description of Object(s)

It was round like a ball with big panels all around it. There were huge hexagon objects also around it but those were in the center of the craft. Patty said later they were windows or ports. The bottom was spinning around but there was no noise. It was larger that a double car garage and it was a dark blue color.

Size of Object(s)

Relative size, about 4 -5 inches Actual size, about 40 x 40 feet round

Distance to Object(s) & Altitude

It was no more than 20 feet away from me and about 70 feet high up.

Description of Area / Surroundings

Urban residential neighborhood. We had a big backyard with a big pepper tree in the middle. We had a large play house in the north east corner of the yard and the clothesline was in the side yard next to our house. South East corner of the yard. The garage was connected to the house on the west side corner. We had an alley right behind our house. Our house was a corner lot. We had a view of Mt. Baldy behind our house looking North.

Full Description & Details

One afternoon, I was in the backyard of our Pomona home playing horses with my older sister Christina, (age 10) Patty, (age 8) and my younger brother Ronnie ( age 6). Christina and myself were the horses, while Patty and Ronnie were the farmers. We had a big play house back there and that was the farm house. Christina and myself were over by the garage drinking the water that was falling off the roof from the sprinklers in the front yard when I noticed a big blue ball flying towards us rather fast. I thought it was odd as it was flying in a very straight line. It's direction was from west to east and I saw it in the west sky. I turned and asked my sister Christina if that was a balloon that was coming towards us and before she could answer me, that thing was hovering in the sky right above our pepper tree, which was in the middle of the backyard. It wasn't moving but I remember the bottom part was spinning. It was around 70 feet off of the ground. I heard no noise at all. I remember just standing there looking up at it for a long time and being so amazed at it. I was totally fixated on the huge bolt heads it had around the center. They looked just like the heads of a hex head bolt to me, hexagon shaped I guess. There were also a few panels or sections around the entire thing. It was big, very big. Bigger that a two car garage would be and it was the color of the sky. Round like a ball and a dark blue. I saw my sister Patty come running around from the side of the play house and she also just stood there staring up at it. My Brother Ronnie came running over from behind the clothesline to see. Suddenly Christina screamed ," That's no Balloon, it's a Flying Saucer! " At that point I ran as fast as I could into the house to get our other older brothers and sisters and I didn't look back . I know Patty and Ronnie were right behind me, but Christina stayed there. When the rest of the kids ran out into the backyard to see, the flying saucer was gone and of course none of them believed us. Christina said when we started to run, it flew off faster than a bolt of lighting over Mt. Baldy.

Can sighting be explained as any conventional man-made or natural object?

No way. Not in a million years. There was nothing in the skies like that back in the sixties.

Witness Background

35 years Hardware Chain Department Manager. Worked at Angels Home center, Oles Home center, Builders Emporium, True Value Hardware, Lowes. I am now retired due to Arthritis. Married for thirty five years to my Store Manager but ended last year when he passed away from cancer.

Views on UFOs, before and after sighting

I had no views on UFOs at that time. I didn't know anything about them, hadn't heard anything about them, nor had I read anything about them. I was only 7 years old at that time.

Other Comments

All these years no one would ever believe us younger kids. The only ones we could talk about this to was to each other. Two of those witnesses have since passed away and there are only Patty and myself left. I am glad I saw that flying saucer and have been wishing ever since I could see it again. I would not be so scared of it if I did see it again. It was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen before in my life.

Reported Sighting? 

Yes

Reported To: 

Reported it to our parents and to our six older brothers and sisters

Name: 

Sandra L. Case

Your Location: 

Montclair ,Ca. United States of America

Age: 

60

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Pepper Tree in backyard with playhouse and flying saucer.

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