Replica of an alien body (a movie prop donated to the museum) in the International UFO Museum and Research Center, 114 N. Main St., in downtown Roswell, New Mexico. Museum visitors begin their tour with a short talk by Dennis Balthaser, a "certified MUFON UFO-ologist" (Mutual UFO Network). The Roswell incident started on 2 July 1947 when UFO sightings were reported during a thunderstorm. Next morning a rancher, Mac Brazel, discovered strange wreckage in a field. When the impact site was located, a UFO craft and alien bodies were allegedly found. On 8 July 1947, the Roswell Daily Record announced the capture of a flying saucer. (1997).
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