UFO sightings

When we talk about UFO, we often forget that UFO stands for Unidentified Flying Object, which not necessarily means that those objects have to be made by humans or aliens - they just are some sort of objects that travel through air, and we cannot name them. And that is all that there is about UFO - the alien abductions, meetings with aliens, flying saucers in Area 51 - they all are stories that derived from the unidentified flying objects.

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Battle of Los Angeles - UFO sightings

Battle of Los Angeles

In February 1942, just 2 months after Pearl Harbor attack, the west coast of United States was a point of high tension, especially when on February 23 Japanese submarine managed to shell the Ellwood oilfield near Santa Barbara. The damages were marginal, but the first attack on the continental part ...

Foo fighters - UFO sightings

Foo fighters

Since 1944 Allied pilots were reporting over Europe and Pacific sightings of unknown objects, usually in shape of a glowing ball, that were following their planes and even with high speed manuevers they were unable to shake them off. Of course the most logical conclusion was that they are some sort ...

Kenneth Arnold UFO sighting - UFO sightings

Kenneth Arnold UFO sighting

On June 24th 1947 private pilot Kenneth Arnold spotted a string of nine, shiny unidentified flying objects flying past Mount Rainier in Washington. Arnold’s description of the objects he saw was the first report that started the press to use the term "flying saucers" or "flying discs" to describe ...

Roswell crash - UFO sightings

Roswell crash

In summer 1947 William Brazel, a foreman working on the Foster family ranch (about 30 miles north of Roswell, New Mexico), found strange debris scattered over a large area. He described it as "bright wreckage made up of rubber strips, tinfoil, a rather tough paper and sticks". When he heard the rumo...

UFO over Washington D.C. - UFO sightings

UFO over Washington D.C.

On July 19th 1952 air traffic controller at Washington National Airport (now Ronald Reagan Airport), spotted seven objects on his radar. The objects were located 15 miles south-southwest of the city. No known traffic was reported there and the objects were not following the established flight paths....

Westall UFO incident - UFO sightings

Westall UFO incident

The incident took place on 6th April 1966 in Melbourne, Australia around 11.00 AM. For about 20 minutes unknown flying object was hovering couple feet over the grass field near the Westall High School. The object was observed by few of the students and described as being a grey saucer-shaped craft w...

Delphos UFO incident - UFO sightings

Delphos UFO incident

Delphos is a small town in Kansas that became famous in 1971 when, according to by that time 16-year-old Ron Johnson, a UFO was seen near the farms. Ron and his dog Snowball were alarmed by some strange noises, including what sounded like breaking of the tree branch, coming from the back of the hous...

Disappearance of Frederick Valentich - UFO sightings

Disappearance of Frederick Valentich

On 21 October 1978 young Australian pilot named Frederick Valentich was flying Cessna 182L light aircraft over Bass Strait in Australia. About 7:06 PM he contacted the control tower in Melbourne and said that he sees a large airplane flying around him. After 6 minutes of dialogue with the tower he s...

Val Johnson UFO incident - UFO sightings

Val Johnson UFO incident

On 27th August 1979 in Stephen, Minnesota Deputy Sheriff Val Johnson was patrolling the area in his squad car. Around 2 AM in secluded area he spotted a bright light source that seemed to be hanging over the road. When Johnson was getting closer the strange object moved towards him with high speed, ...

Rendlesham Forest UFO incident - UFO sightings

Rendlesham Forest UFO incident

The Rendlesham Forest incident took place in late December 1980 in US Air Force base RAF Woodbridge in Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk, England. Dozens of USAF personnel were eyewitnesses to various events over a 2 or 3 days involving strange lights and what seemed to be landings of unknown flying object...

JAL 1628 UFO incident - UFO sightings

JAL 1628 UFO incident

Japan Air Lines flight 1628 UFO incident took place on 17th November 1986 over Alaska. Cargo aircraft Boeing 747 was en route from Paris to Tokyo with a cargo of Beaujolais wine. While they were making a part of the route from Reykjavik, Iceland to Anchorage, Alaska about 5:11 PM Captain Kenju Terau...

Phoenix Lights - UFO sightings

Phoenix Lights

The Phoenix Lights was a series of sightings of unidentified flying object or objects observed over Arizona and Nevada in the United States and Sonora in Mexico on Thursday, March 13, 1997. That night thousands of people observed bright lights hanging in the air formed in line or slightly curved ...

Lebanon UFO incident - UFO sightings

Lebanon UFO incident

During night of 5 January 2000 the Lebanon, Illinois police officers were called over radio to investigate the strange object flying over one of the roads. Since the report came from a truck driver they assumed he must have been under influence or mistaken something else for the flying object. After...

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