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Thursday, January 22, 2015

DECLASSIFIED | UFO sighting in Ligao City, Albay among released U.S. Air Force files

LEGAZPI CITY--A record of UFO activity in Ligao City in Albay has been released online as part of the nearly 130,000 pages of declassified United States Air Force files on UFOs.
Photo of UFO in Ligao, Albay in the United States Air Force’s Blue Book Project
Photo via Project Blue Book Collection
Recorded on June 29, 1966, the file labelled 10,700 consists of six negatives and a photo.

Said record is the last UFO sighting in the Philippines in the collection of case files of the United States Air Force’s Blue Book Project, which was closed in 1969.

No information on sightings after that date is available, according to the National Archives.

UFO sighting in Ligao, Albay spotted in declassified U.S. Air Force files

At least 11 UFO sightings in the Philippines are in the database, including the ones in Sangley Point, Clark Air Base, and the Philippine Sea.

UFO sighting in Ligao, Albay spotted in declassified U.S. Air Force files

UFO sighting in Ligao, Albay spotted in declassified U.S. Air Force files

UFO sightings in the Philippines in the Project Blue Book Collection:
Clark Air Base – 5 September 1949
Philippines – 6 November 1957
Clark Air Base – 12 November 1957
Philippines – 4 October 1959
Philippine Sea – 8 February 1961
Luzon, Philippines – 23 February 1962
Pacific 1,000 Mi E of Philippines – 30 July 1963
Sangley Point, Philippines – 28 August 1963
Philippines – 19 February 1964
Philippines – 5-7 May 1965
Ligao, Philippines – 29 June 1966

A number of the records contain descriptions, such as the following:

“Round object, approximate size of a grape fruit, white light flickered on and off. At first sighting object appeared stationary then disappeared at a high rate of speed in an easterly direction climbing. Object appeared dull red when lights flickered off.”

“25 groups of from 2-6 objects observed over a period of one hour rising from horizon drifting on course of 00 deg to 040 deg. Tan orange in color, without defined formation.”

“Huge bright object like shooting star. Seemed to break into 2 pieces before burning up in atmosphere.”

The searchable database was compiled by UFO enthusiast John Greenwald.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM
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