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UFO. India

ID #1537277283
Added Tue, 18/09/2018
Author July N.

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August 10, 1944, captain Alva M. Reid piloted the B-29 bomber based in India (more precisely in Kharagpur), on a mission over Palembang (Sumatra), when his right gunner and co-pilot noticed a sphere "probably five or six feet in diameter, very bright and intense red or orange", which is constantly pulsed. She was about 12 500 feet on the right wing. The object followed the B-29, and then flew with a speed of 210 miles per hour. In eight minutes he made a sharp 90 degree turn, accelerated rapidly and disappeared in the cloudy sky.

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On August 10, 1944, Captain Alvah M. Reida was piloting a B-29 bomber based at Kharagpur  India, on a mission over Palembang, Sumatra, when his right gunner and co-pilot noticed a sphere ‘probably five or six feet in diameter, of a very bright and intense red or orange in color’ that constantly throbbed, about 12,500 ft off the starboard wing. It kept up with the B-29, then flying at 210 mph. Reida tried to shake it off his plane, but it stayed in the same relative position until , after eight minutes, it ‘made an abrupt 90 degree turn and accelerated rapidly, disappearing in the overcast


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