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SOCORRO, NM. / ZAMORA UFO INCIDENT - 1964

Zamora, Lonnie
   Lonnie Zamora worked as a sergeant at the Socorro Police Department. Friday 24 April 1964 he witnessed
the Socorro landing in New  Mexico. The investigation 
of the Socorro case was lead by Dr J. Allen Hynek with the FBI. The report on the case ended up in the
   Project Blue Book saying: "There is no doubt that Lonnie Zamora saw an object which left quite an impression on him. There is also   no question about Zamora's reliability. He is a serious officer, a pillar of his church, and a man well versed in recognising airborne   vehicles in his area. He is puzzled by what he saw, and frankly, so are we. This is the best documented case on record."

Subject: Lonnie Zamora - Gary Wilcox- Coincidence?!!!
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 01:21:57 -0500 (EST)
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Most people who have more than just a passing 
interest in UFOs are familiar with the Zamora 
incident which was alleged to have occurred just 
outside of Socorro, NM on April 24, 1964. It is a 
highly esteemed case except for/ to the most hardcore 
debunkers, mostly because of the credibilty of 
officer Zamora and the fact that indentations were 
found in the extremely hard ground and some bushes 
were burned. J. Allen Hynek remarked, " ...I 
personally am willing today to accept his testimony 
as genuine.."

Anyway, Zamora reported seeing two, small aliens 
standing beside a metallic, white, egg-shaped object 
minutes before it blasted off. Not too many people 
know, however, that earlier the same day, Gary T. 
Wilcox reported practically the same event on his 
farm near Tioga City, NY. He too claimed to have seen 
two small beings near a metallic, egg-shaped object 
in a field surrounded by woods. This case was given 
less credibilty at the time because of one key 
difference: Gary claimed to have talked to "his" two 
little aliens.

There is no way that the two men could have known 
about the other's report unless they knew each other 
and there is absolutely no evidence that they did. If 
we rule out collusion, however, with what are we 
left? An extremely unlikely coincidence whether 
either or both reports was (were) true! 

The experience of Lonnie Zamora on April 24, 1964 stands as one of the most profound ufo events in the modern history of the phenomena. To this day it remains a case in which all the facts involved support the witnesses claims and it is this kind of case that makes the ufo phenomenon such an enduring mystery.

Lonnie Zamora saw a highly unusual device of unknown origin, what can only be described as a "craft" of some kind, and he reported seeing what he believes were occupants. Despite the controversy which often surrounds the subject 
of UFOs, the incident at Socorro remains an example of what 
the UFO phenomenon is, in fact, all about.

Sergeant Lonnie Zamora of the Socorro Police Department
was the individual who witnessed the Socorro landing in 
New Mexico on Friday 24 April 1964.

The Project Blue Book investigation stated:
"There is no doubt that Lonnie Zamora saw an object which left quite an impression on him. There is also no question about Zamora's reliability. He is a serious officer, a pillar of
his church, and a man well versed in recognising airborne vehicles in his area. He is puzzled by what he saw,
and frankly , so are we. This is the best documented case
on record."

Lonnie Zamora's sketch of the UFO seen at Soccoro

4/24/64 - Patrolman Zamora, Socorro, NM,
5:50 PM
 

 

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