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Government Records: Results of a Search for Records Concerning the 1947 Crash Near Roswell, New Mexico

NSIAD-95-187 Published: Jul 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1995.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the 1947 weather balloon crash at Roswell Army Air Field (RAAF), New Mexico, focusing on: (1) the requirements for reporting air accidents similar to the Roswell crash; and (2) any government records concerning the Roswell crash.

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