Location of Sighting: 8 to 10 Miles South of West Point Military Academy
Date of Sighting: 1951 or 1952
Time of Sighting: Daytime
Description: A man recalls as a 9 or 10 year old in 1951 or 1953 of seeing F86 Sabre jets chasing a large orange globe. The sighting occurred about 8 to 10 miles south of West Point Military Academy in New York. The sighting occurred in the daytime. The man thought that the jets were scrambled from Steward Air Force Base in New York. The witness recalls that when the jets would get close to the orange globe, it would zip away. The orange globe eventually vanished. The man’s grandmother also saw the jets and the object. Note to Commenters: If you are reporting a sighting, be sure to include the location (city, state, country), date and time of your sighting. Be detailed in your description. You may also use our report form to report your sighting. Comments will be published if they are in "good taste" and not inflammatory.