July 1997

Port Orford, Oregon

Date: 1997
Time: approx: 2:00 p.m.

Hi Brian,

I've held there is a type of UFO that is a RPV-whether ours or theirs ,I know not. Back in 1997, my wife and I were working out on our deck at our old place in Port Orford, Oregon. It was in July, and I can't find my old Diary to get an exact date but it was like the 12th or thereabouts.

I'd noticed a little twin turbo-prop with funny markrings: Parallel red stripes on the wings.Also _I couldn't Identify the type!!_ it was a combination of Cessna/Beechcraft/ Piper Turboprops. (I've flown or been around -all- of the common types.) Also, there was no discernible registration number I'd estimate the altitude to be no more than 2500 ft.agl. What was very curious, was the fact that it would fly over the coastline (ocean was 1/4 mile away and US 101 .

Now this little Twin Turboprop hung around for hours, it was at low altitude, hardly efficiently using fuel. It was at least 4 hours in the Air over Port Orford, flying back and forth over the area.

My wife looked up at the Little plane and said "what's THAT?" Here was a white "football" with a black stripe around the middle (about 2:00 pm) and it was moving north to south at about the same altitude as the Twin.

Abruptly the Twin turned and was gone over the Treeline south following the 'Football' the Football appeared to be about 1/4 the size of the Twin. They were quite close for a while about a wingspan (30-35 ft, ) apart. Then watching this ,high in the sky was a large cigar-shape heading west to east, no way to tell how high it was or how large. just well above this other show.I know it wasn't a large jet.-no wings or tail. my wife and I used our 8X50 binocs, on all of this, to no avial on detail just closer.

Thank you to the witness for the report.

Brian Vike, Director
HBCC UFO Research


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