November 29, 2000
This office recently received your inquiry into the weather balloon crash outside of Roswell, New Mexico in 1947. As the enclosed fact sheets will indicate, the investigation of the crash was completed that same year, and all related documentation was eventually found to be bogus.
Notebook of Betty Osorio
Crash site fatalities and autopsy report
Official Report on Crash Fatalities - Roswell, New Mexico - 1947
In accordance with the Federal Information Act, these documents have been turned over to the National Archives and Records Service, and will hopefully be of help in response to any future inquiries on this subject.
Federal Bureau of Investigation