Case Files

Persistence is Futile

An idealistic young NICAP investigator took on the Air Force’s Project Blue Book in 1966. This is what he learned.

Jeff Patterson
Nov 19 · 13 min read
File card for April 17, 1966 UFO sighting in Portage County, Ohio.
Project Blue Book FIle Card | CUFOS

EAR DAWN ON SUNDAY, April 17, 1966, police pursued a UFO from near Akron, Ohio, to just outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The chase lasted nearly 90 minutes and hit speeds in excess of 100…