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Kenneth Arnold's sighting

Kenneth Arnold sighting reports in the Press:

The article below was published in the newspaper The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, on page 24, on August 6, 1947.


Flying Disc Story Originator Crashes

PENDLETON, Ore., Aug. 5 -- (UP) -- Kenneth Arnold, Boise businessman who started the national epidemic of flying saucer stories, last night escaped injury when his light plane crashed here as he was taking off for Boise.

The Civil Aeronautics Administration said the motor "conked out" after Arnold had climbed to 30 feet. The plane fell to the runway, bending the landing gear and breaking the main spar of the left wing.

To: Kenneth Arnold or Newspapers 1940-1949.

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