PARIS, ILLINOIS - 9 October 1951
On 9 October 1951, at approximately 1345 CST, a private pilot en route from Greencastle, Indiana, to Paris, Illinois, sighted a silver object just east of Paris, Illinois, at 5,000 ft. altitude. The object appeared to be stationary in as much as it did not increase or diminish in size with the approach of the aircraft. The object then started to travel in a north-easterly direction south of the Newport, Indiana, Atomic Energy Plant.
(See Appendix VIII for related incident.)
Clear, bright sun, no clouds or haze.
Status of investigation
Further investigation revealed no significant facts. It was impossible to determine whether or not there were any jet aircraft in the area due to the lapse of time since the sighting.