Mysterious UFO sightings over Mount Rainier

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by Evening Magazine

KING5.com

Posted on June 24, 2010 at 8:30 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 24 at 3:36 PM

On this very day in 1947, pilot Kenneth Arnold reported spotting a series of saucer-like discs flying at an incredible rate of speed over Mount Rainier for about two minutes. Skeptics suggested he'd seen a reflection or a common cloud formation, but Arnold very publicly stuck to his story. The incident was never fully explained and term "flying saucer" was born - right here in the Northwest.

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