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Occurred : 7/16/1959 18:00 (Entered as : 07/16/1959 18:00)
Reported: 5/17/2004 12:48:48 PM 12:48
Posted: 6/4/2004
Location: Worcester, MA
Shape: Other
Duration:3 minutes
strange object sighted over worcester,ma july 1959...and in long island.ny on same day

i am relating this story for my father,who is still alive but doesnt have a computer.during 1959, my father went to stay with relatives in worcester,ma. due to the 1959 U.S steel strike....and in about late july 1959.while on the back porch of the third floor apartment(of a triple decker) after dinner ,while smoke a winston cigarette,at about 6:00pm.he saw a flashing yellow light,very low approaching their building.......this caught his attention,it was unusual to see aircraft flying in this direction......this was on cambridge st,behind a gas station,and when looking from the back porch aircraft traveled from left to right to go to the worcester airport.....this was flying in the direction straight at the bulding.and it took 2 to 3 minutes to get to the building...it was VERY low about 110-150ft from the ground...it was silver had no markings,no letters,NO WINGS!!!...although it was a fusalage like craft...it did have a cockpit with a raised canopy about midway on top and it had a tail like rear section...with no elevator small wings. it did not make any noise,no airplane engine sound,no jet engine sound,no helicpter sound,it did make a sound...as it passed it sounded like air rushing by..a whooshing sound...it was fairly small about the size of a cadillac...which is shorter than a piper cub....it was rounded at the front,he was stunned!...he jumped up,ran into the apartment and yelled for evryone to come see this thing...he ran through the apartment to the front porch...the door was locked,but the key was in the door....he opened the door ,went on the front porch and watched this thing for about 10-15 seconds as it climbed away increasing its alttitude.by this time it was a dark shape with a yellow flashing light on top dissapearing into the distance.....the next day the worcester telegraph and gazette,,which is still in business,ran a story of a strange craft which was sighted in long island,ny the previous evening...at about 8:00pm....my father was in the navy at this time for 7! years and had seen many different aircraft....he had never seen anything like this before then or since....these facts can be checked..i guess we need to know when the steel strike was in 59 and check the newspaper stories for july 59...and compare the story with his sighting......