Police and UFOs
Pilots have had to avoid reporting UFO sightings from the earliest days of the phenomenon. Police also had to learn the lesson about staying quiet. The story of Dale Spaur shows why.
JUST BEFORE DAWN on Sunday, April 17, 1966, police officers pursued a UFO for nearly 90 minutes at speeds up to 100 m.p.h. It started just east of Akron, Ohio, and ended near Pittsburgh.
That incident inspired the chase scene in Steven Spielberg’s 1977 film “Close Encounters of the Third…