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Stalled Vehicles And Landed Spacecrafts: The 1957 Levelland UFO Encounter

One evening in the fall of 1957 in Levelland, Texas, multiple residents, including several on-duty police officers, witnessed a strange, otherworldly craft, not only in the skies overhead, but many claimed the craft had landed on a near the roadside. The incidents stretched over several hours, and is perhaps one of the most detailed and credible UFO cases, not only of the 1950s, but ever…

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
November 20, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
11 min read

High-Speed Chase At 30,000 Feet: The RB-47 UFO Encounter

A midair UFO encounter involving a military RB-47 aircraft carrying six crew members on a routine training exercise over the southern states of America in the summer of 1957 is arguably one of the most credible encounters on record. What’s more, as well as the visual sighting of the pilot and co-pilot, there was also confirmation on sophisticated equipment on the plane and radar at the control tower…

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
November 17, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
6 min read

“The Best Radar UFO Case On Record!”: The Sea Fury UFO Encounter

An incident that unfolded in the skies of New South Wales in southwestern Australia in the summer of 1954 remains an intriguing case today 70 years later, not least due to several radar confirmations of what they pilot himself was seeing. What is of further interest is that the encounter is just one of many such incidents that took place during this era, suggesting that whatever intelligence was behind these sightings, they were likely from the same source…

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
November 13, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
6 min read

Glowing Lights, Near Misses, And Motherships: Truly Bizarre UFO Encounters From Down Under

There have been many UFO and alien encounters to have unfolded in Australia over the years. Some, however, remain largely unknown about, especially outside of the UFO community. And while these encounters on their own are seemingly bizarre random events, when we examine just some of them together, we begin to see details that forces us to ask just what might be over the Australian skies...

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
November 3, 2023
Last Updated
October 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
10 min read

The Unsettling Humanoid UFO Encounter Of Lyndia Morel

When Lyndia Morel set off home from work one night in the fall of November 1973, she had no idea her journey would be one that changed how she would view the world. After noticing a strange light in the distance, this curious object suddenly got a lot closer. And by the time Lyndia could see a humanoid occupant through a window on the side of the curious vehicle, she realized she was caught up in the middle of something truly extraordinary…

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
October 21, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
8 min read

A Random UFO Encounter In A Quiet English Town

The UFO close encounter of a witness known as “PT” when he was a young boy during the day in an otherwise sleepy town is perhaps little-known but is one of the most interesting to enter the public arena in recent times. As well as the close contact sighting itself, there are elements of missing time and alien abduction…

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
October 11, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
6 min read
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A Discreetly, Intriguing Case: The 1994 Plauen UFO Sighting

In the late spring of 1994 in the quiet city of Plauen in Germany, multiple residents witnessed a strange object hovering over the apartment blocks. Many of these witnesses described the same craft, while many other residents of the city also reported the object to police. Just what was this strange object hovering over urban Germany, and for what reasons was it there..?

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
September 28, 2023
Last Updated
September 27, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
7 min read

The Seeds Of Wider Interest: American UFO And Alien Encounters From The Later Years Of The 1980s

During the later years of the 1980s UFO sightings in the United States would continue to increase. What’s more, many more people that perhaps only in the previous decade would report and speak of their encounters much more openly. Of even further interest, in various locations around America, several multi-witness sightings occurred, perhaps leading us to question if there the intelligence behind these highly advanced craft had unknown motives for such public displays…

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
September 2, 2023
Last Updated
September 4, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
25 min read

Lesser-Known UFO And Alien Encounters From Early-1980s America

There is little doubt that the 1980s was a huge decade for UFO and alien encounters, not least for the sheer variety of different accounts ranging from lights far off in the sky to much closer encounters, and even cases of alien abduction. Indeed, some of these accounts are some of most well-known UFO incidents of relatively recent times. There are, though, many more, that remain little-known, even in the wider UFO community…

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
August 26, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
27 min read

There’s Something In The Waters: USOs And Subaquatic Alien Bases!

Most of us imagine the deep reaches of space when we think of UFOs. Extraterrestrial entities visiting us from another world. However, the fact is, these alien creatures could very well be visiting us from the depths of our own oceans. More than half of UFO sightings occur over or near water. And many alien abductees recall being taken to subaquatic alien bases. Could it really be that there is an extraterrestrial presence on Earth, and could it reside deep below the water...?

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
June 6, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
9 min read

The Winchester UFO Landing Incidents – The Strange Encounters Of Joyce Bowles

What began as a UFO landing encounter reported by two neighbors in Winchester in southern England would quickly turn into an incident seemingly witnessed by multiple people around the area, as well as several sightings much further afield. What’s more, the main witness to the sighting would go on to experience several other sightings over the months that followed, all of which would result in her interacting with strange humanoid entities seemingly from another world…

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
April 29, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
19 min read

The UFO Encounter Of Pat Norris And Little-Known Encounters Of The American South

When Pat Norris made her way home one evening in 1983, her journey, and indeed her life, would be changed forever when she witnessed, at close range, a vehicle seemingly from another world. What’s more, hers was one of only several similar sightings throughout the states of the American South around the same time…

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
April 14, 2023
Estimated Reading Time
12 min read

Just What Landed Near The Blake Family’s Home? The Mellon UFO Incident

The UFO sighting of the Blake family from their secluded home in Mellen, Wisconsin was one that was later corroborated by multiple residents of the town who almost certainly saw the same craft, several of whom were on-duty police officers. Did a UFO land in Wisconsin? The state has a long history of UFO encounters which continue to happen to this day…

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
September 2, 2022
Estimated Reading Time
13 min read

The Invisible UFO Air Force Encounter And Mexico’s Persistent UFO Presence

When the crew of a Mexican Air Force jet out on a routine patrol mission witnessed multiple unknown objects on their radar equipment they were perplexed as none of them could see the anomalous objects with the naked eye. Even when they were completely surrounded by these seemingly otherworldly craft, the pilots could not make visual identification. The sighting is just one of many to have occurred in the skies over Mexico in recent decades…

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
July 7, 2022
Estimated Reading Time
13 min read

Multiple Witnesses, Triangular Vehicles, And The Many California UFO Incidents Of The Twenty-First Century

UFO sightings have been reported in California since the very start of the Modern UFO era, and even for decades prior to that. It should perhaps not surprise us, then, that these reports continue to flood into the UFO websites and organizations today two decades into the twenty-first century. What makes this part of the United States so special and of interest to these cosmic visitors from other worlds...?

By
Marcus Lowth
Published Date
May 23, 2022
Estimated Reading Time
23 min read
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