On October 7, 1965, reports of a dozen flying objects over the Edwards Air Force Base sent a F-106A fighter jet scrambling in pursuit. Nothing turned up. According to a statement by on-duty pilot Darryl Clark — per records now hosted by the Nuclear Connection Project, an organization devoted to UFO research (take that as you will). Here’s how it went down:
“I grabbed the binoculars and got a better look. The UFO was about 10 miles northwest of my position at first sighting.