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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 6/1/1963 02:00 (Entered as : 1963 02:00)
Reported: 6/23/2007 12:45:30 PM 12:45
Posted: 8/7/2007
Location: St. Louis County, MO
Shape: Cigar
Duration: 5 mins approx
Characteristics: There were lights on the object
Cigar shaped craft hovering over swimming pool, March 1963, 02:00-03:00, slits along edge of hull of craft

In March of 1963,at approximately 02:00-03:00, a glowing cigar shaped object, hovering 20' above swimming pool was observed. The craft could be described as cigar shaped, or a disk viewed edge on. There were "port holes," or narrow rectangular slits along the edge of the hull of the craft. These slits were darker than the rest of the craft. Object accelerated at incredible speed to the north. Gave the appearance of a streak that of a flashlight moved rapidly in the dark. It hovered no more than 5 minutes. Witness was initially asleep, but was awoken by the intense light. Witness said that the craft could have been hovering over pool for some time before being awoken.

((NUFORC Note: Witness indicates that the date of the sighting is approximate. PD))