|Occurred : 8/1/1953 12:00 (Entered as : 08/01/1953 12:00)
Reported: 1/17/2004 10:34:32 PM 22:34
Location: Berkeley, MO
|Early 50's sighting in Berkley, Missouri
Hi, the date and time I listed is approximate. I was about 8 years old at time of sighting and some details (as time) are fuzzy. As I remember I was playing on street where we lived in Berkley, Missouri near Lambert Airport. I lived on Purefoy (maybe mispelled) its off Airport Road. We saw a bright object (orange) in the sky and as I remember we just watched it. As best I can recall we were looking north toward Florissant and the object was low in the sky but rising. I went inside and told my mom of what we saw and that was about it.
((FOLLOW-UP COMMUNICATION WITH WITNESS))
Hi Mr. Davenport.
Thanks for responding to our possible mutual sighting.
Concerning my sighting and possible date, I tried to time frame it as best as possible. We lived at the Berkley address for a short time from the summer of 53 to early winter of 54. I heard you mention your sighting on Art's show in the past and said it sounded like my experience, but your sighting in 54 was a little late for mine. If you believe summer of 53 is possible for yours, we may have seen the same occurence. As I remember there was no sound associated with what I saw. Just a bright object, believe it was orangish yellow.
Thanks again for responding, ((name deleted))
((NUFORC Note: Please see sighting for July 1954 over Lambert Airport, St. Louis, MO. PD))