12 February 1953
(Greensboro Daily News, North Carolina)
Source: The UFO Chronicles
The glowing, disk-like object was sighted by four pilots stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, Havelock, North Carolina.
One of the pilots, Marine 1st Lieutenant Ed Balacco, saw the UFO near Edenton, North Carolina, while flying his F9F Panther jet.
Wikipedia article: “Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point”:
Satellite photo of Edenton, North Carolina(tageo.com)