Hanford Nuclear Site UFO

Hanford Nuclear Site UFO

Date: Mid July - 1945

Location: Pasco, WA

Radar detected a fast moving object that was in a holding pattern directly above the Hanford plant.

It was extremely high and the pilots couldnít see it at first.

As they rapidly increased altitude the pilots all spotted it at about the same time and headed directly for its position. None of them could recognize it, but they could see it well from their vantage point.

It had a saucer like appearance, was bright, extremely fast, and very high.

The F6F Hellcat had an operating ceiling of 37,000', but on this day they exceeded that considerably and still couldnít get close enough.

It didnít make any overt moves, gave no signals, just hovered there as if observing, staying well enough out of reach.

When some of the engines began to fail, and fuel consumption got critical, the planes returned to base one by one, and the strange craft disappeared as quickly as it came.

The 6 F6F Hellcats made visual contact with the object described as the size of 3 aircraft carriers side by side, oval shaped, very streamlined like a stretched out egg, and pinkish in color.

The witness who filed this report said that some kind of vapor was being emitted around the outside edges from portholes or vents. The object was observed at noon in a clear sky at an estimated altitude of 65,000'.

After hovering in a fixed position above the Hanford Nuclear Reactor for an additional 20 minutes, the object disappeared going straight up as the Hellcats limped back to the Pasco Naval Air Station.

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