CASE HISTORY

The Tehran UFO and the Iranian Fighter Pilot Who Chased It

A historical perspective on the 1976 incident

Ryan Sprague
Point of Contact
Published in
23 min readSep 4, 2022

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It was September 18th, 1976. At approximately 10:30pm in the city of Tehran, Iran, a phone call came into Hussain Perouzi, a night shift supervisor at the air traffic control tower at the Mehrabad Airport. At the time, he was training a small…

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