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Michigan, 1966 – The “Swamp Gas” Incidents

First Published: September 8, 2018 - Last Updated: March 17, 2019 3 comments

The sightings of strange activity in the Ann Arbor region of Michigan in March 1966 is perhaps more famous for the rather outlandish, but official explanation issued for it – that the sightings were down to “swamp gas”. It was an explanation that the witnesses would reject outright. As would the vast majority of UFO researchers who examined the case over the decades since. It remains, then, one of the most controversial sightings on record…

The 2008 UFO Wave Of Bucks County, Pennsylvania

First Published: August 30, 2018 - Last Updated: February 27, 2019

For a prolonged period in 2008, the picturesque, affluent suburb of Bucks County, Pennsylvania played host to several UFO sightings. Two of these sightings were experienced a local resident who claims a “mothership” went over his house – so close he could see very detail. Several similar sightings would occur, many of which would be captured on video by concerned and excited residents…

The Isla De Lobos Lighthouse Incident

First Published: August 24, 2018 - Last Updated: July 21, 2019

The Uruguayan Navy would be responsible for the maintenance and wellbeing of the Isla De Lobos lighthouse. So, when a close encounter incident occurred in October 1972, it would be subject to a thorough and complex investigation, conducted by the military themselves, no less. While it is a case with only a single witness, it remains one of the most intriguing on record…

The Paraguay River Encounter – First UFO Sighting In 1846 Brazil?

First Published: August 22, 2018 - Last Updated: March 7, 2019

A bizarre incident over the Paraguay River in November 1846 us largely agreed to be the first recorded UFO incident in Brazilian history. However, when we examine reports from other countries’ UFO records of the pre-twentieth century, we find several that occurred in the 1840s from around the globe. These encounters are spread far and wide, however, might it be that these similarly timed sightings share a connection of some kind to each other…?

The Malvern Sighting, And The Late-1970s UK UFO Wave

First Published: August 16, 2018 - Last Updated: July 21, 2019 1 comment

UFO sightings throughout the 1970s were relatively consistent right through the decade. However, in the United Kingdom, the final two years of 1978 and 1979 would see a surge of sightings and encounters take place. From strange aerial displays over the plains of southern England to encounters with terrifying creatures in the industrial towns in the north, just what was going on in the United Kingdom during the last year of the decade…?

The Recently Persistent UFO Sightings Over Manchester, England

First Published: August 13, 2018 - Last Updated: February 14, 2019 1 comment

Dating back as far as the mid-1990s, at least, UFO sightings over the city of Manchester, England have quietly risen over the decades, with twenty-three sightings reported in the city alone in 2015. What’s more, several of these sightings have been captured on film or on photographs leading many UFO researchers and investigators to ask jut what is flying through the skies of one of the busiest cities in the United Kingdom…?

The Trancas Incident – UFO Encounter In The Argentine Countryside

First Published: August 10, 2018 - Last Updated: February 27, 2019 3 comments

The Trancas Incident of October 1963 is not only one of the most famous UFO encounters in Argentina’s long UFO history, but it would also go a long way to inspiring much of the storyline and scenery of the famous Hollywood blockbuster ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’ released a decade and a half later. Just what happened that evening in the quiet countryside of Argentina remains a mystery, but the encounter is arguably one of the most credible on record…

The Crestview Elementary School UFO Incident

First Published: August 6, 2018 - Last Updated: February 22, 2019 7 comments

The multiple witness UFO sighting over the Crestview Elementary School in southern Florida is another one that perhaps owes the rejuvenated interest in the case to the Internet, which would certainly play a role in witnesses seeking out each other, and consequently, putting together a fuller picture of what happened that afternoon, in full view of dozens of students and several teachers. And if it was perhaps part of a wider range of strange activity taking place in the south Florida region at the time…?

The Baker Family UFO Encounter Over Lake Erie

First Published: August 2, 2018 - Last Updated: February 27, 2019 1 comment

The Baker family were driving home past Lake Eire as usual one Friday evening in March 1988 when they would experience an incident that change all of their lives. Furthermore, the incident would eventually be witnessed by two members of the Ohio Coastal Guard. What’s more, the entire Lake Eire region is one of the biggest UFO hot-sports in the United States…

The Lakenheath UFO Chase Incident

First Published: July 26, 2018 - Last Updated: February 9, 2019 1 comment

In August 1956 military radar operators would pick up an anomalous object coming in from the sea on England’s east coast. When military jets were scrambled to the area they would confirm the sighting visually. A chase of sorts ensued, although the planes could not keep up with the breakneck speeds of the strange craft. It would also be an incident that the military and the UK government would deny for years after…

The Bexleyheath UFO Landing

First Published: July 25, 2018 - Last Updated: February 23, 2019

In the summer of 1955, in the middle of the afternoon on a busy road in Bexleyheath in London, England, a spinning disc-like object landed in full view of shocked onlookers. Following a fre brief moments it would then take off and venture out into the skies over the London. UFO investigators at the time expressed their opinion that the incident was not a hoax. Nor was it a prank. That an official investigation by the UK government didn’t take place was, in their view, baffling…

The Greifswald Lights Incident – A Last Sighting Of The Cold War?

First Published: July 19, 2018 - Last Updated: February 27, 2019

In August 1990, in the final days of East Germany before its official unification with the German west, a wave of sightings of strange lights would occur over Greifswald near the Baltic Sea. The light would move in ways not like any known aircraft. And what’s more, they were witnessed by multiple people. Interestingly or not, the Baltic Sea is a hot-spot for UFO activity…

The China Airport Sighting – Just One In China’s Long UFO History

First Published: July 16, 2018 - Last Updated: March 19, 2019 1 comment

Although there are most likely many records and accounts still hidden away from those outside of the countries officials, China has a long history of UFO sightings. And, as the twenty-first century marches on they would appear to be on the rise. An incident in July 2010, however, stands out from the rest. So intense was the activity, that Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport would be forced to temporarily shut down…

The UFO Crash At Megas Platanos, Greece

First Published: July 12, 2018 - Last Updated: March 7, 2019

In the quiet holiday resort of Megas Plantos, in the early hours of 2nd September 1990, several strange light appeared in the night sky. One of these would appear to “freefall” to the ground resulting several fires quickly spreading in the distance. However, despite obvious activity, the Greek military would seal off the area, and refuse to comment on just what had happened in the days and weeks that followed…

The Piedmont UFO Incident and The 37th Parallel Conspiracy

First Published: June 25, 2018 - Last Updated: February 27, 2019

For much of 1973 the United States experienced a surge of UFO activity. Just one of those sightings would feature half a high school basketball team, who after returning home following a close playoff defeat with members of their coaching staff, would witness a bizarre, brightly lit craft moving overhead and landing in a nearby field. Furthermore, the sighting would be corroborated by several other witnesses…