MYS046: On June 24, 1947, pilot Kenneth Arnold saw something odd in the skies of Washington state. When he landed, he touched off the modern era of UFO sightings. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the theories of what he saw and eliminate them all, until only one remains.
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Links for this episode:
- Bruce Maccabee’s book Three Minutes in June: The UFO Sighting That Changed the World
- Picture of Arnold holding illustration of lead object
- Arnold’s diagram of other objects
- Wikipedia on Kenneth Arnold
- Wikipedia on the Sighting
- Kenneth Arnold’s book The Coming of the Saucers
- 1950 Arnold interview with Edward R. Murrow
- Article on mountain climbing hallucinations
- Wikipedia on Fata Morgana mirages
- Wikipedia on the Horten Ho 229
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