The Best UFO Sightings, Videos & Encounters Of 2023

Marcus Lowth
Published Date
March 7, 2023
Last Updated
May 2, 2023
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UFOs, Sightings

We know that UFO sightings were more than steady throughout 2022, and 2023 looks set to see much more of the same. Make sure you check this page regularly, as each month we will examine some of the best UFO sightings and reports of the previous four weeks.

As always, we will report on sightings that have just happened, as well as encounters that might have happened in the months or even years previously, but have only recently come to light. We will update this page each month so make sure you keep checking back throughout the year.



April 2023 has proven to be another month with many varied UFO encounters that have been reported from right across the planet. And, as usual, these sightings are as varied as they are intriguing.

Before we examine some of the best sightings of April 2023, we will examine the claims from radio host and television presenter, Amanda Holden, who recently stated that she was mysteriously sent footage of an “extraordinary” UFO. [1] The presenter, perhaps best known for her role in the British television show Britain’s Got Talent as well as co-host of the Heart FM Breakfast show, claimed that she received the footage following a holiday with her family in America.

Not only did the 52-year-old announce this on the Heart FM show, but she also offered that she genuinely believes in the possibility of aliens existing, continuing that she had “a video of a spaceship” on her phone, a video that was sent to her by a friend. She continued on air that it was clear that it wasn’t a drone and that it was indeed extremely very mysterious before adding, in her opinion, it was “evidence of extraterrestrial activity”.

When listeners looked at the video for themselves, many were more than happy to voice their opinions as to what the mystery object was, with some offering that it was a “silver round helium balloon”. Others, however, believe that the footage could indeed show an extraterrestrial craft from another world.

You can see that picture below.

Strange Orb-Like Object Filmed From Lakeland, Florida, 1st April

On the evening of April 1st in Lakeland, Florida, a local resident witnessed a strange orb-like object while happening to look skyward. They would state in their report to MUFON that the bizarre object was “doing loop-the-loop in the sky” right in front of them.

They would further describe that the more they watched the strange object, it began moving in all directions, moving left to right, descending, and then “shooting up”. They, ultimately, described the entire event as “weird”.

You can see that video below and see if can explain what this strange orb might be.

UFO Filmed From Plane Over Colombia, 4th April

According to a social media post by Colombian model Valentina Rueda Velez, a strange object was over Colombia on the evening of April 4th. [2] Velez claimed in the post she had noticed something strange pass by her window while they were flying at an altitude of approximately 20,000 feet.

When she examined the skies for several moments, she noticed a diamond-shaped object moving across the sky. She immediately began to film the object before uploading the clip to social media. And the footage immediately stirred opinions from those who viewed – both inside and outside the UFO community.

While some offered that the object could be a military drone, others claimed it to be one of the best pieces of UFO footage ever captured. Other details were offered such as the object was likely to be saucer-shaped and that it was approximately the size of a car.

You can view that footage below.

Bizarre Cube-Like Object Witnessed In Coos Bay, Oregon, 5th April

Perhaps one of the most intriguing sightings from April 2023 occurred on April 5th in Coos Bay in Oregon when several hunters captured footage of a cube-shaped object. One of the witnesses would report the sighting to MUFON, claiming that he was with three other friends on their hunting trip in the woodlands when they happened to come to a clearing.

As soon as they did so, approximately 300 feet away from them, around 50 feet above the ground, was a cube-shaped object. What is particularly strange, as noted by the witnesses themselves, was that they only became aware of the object when they watched their footage back later on during their trip. Perhaps even stranger, it was clear from their footage that they had witnessed the craft, but instead of contemplating what they have seen, they simply turned and walked off.

You can see that video footage below.

Blue Glowing Disc Over The United Kingdom, 6th April

A particularly interesting picture was captured somewhere over the United Kingdom on the evening of April 6th appearing to show a disc-shaped object with bright blue light around its edge. [3]

Unfortunately, there is little information about the incident, but the pictures are indeed intriguing, and do indeed appear to show a solid craft with several light around the edges.

You can view that picture below.

Strange Object Witnessed From Cruise Ship Off The Coast Of Hawaii, 7th April

A particularly interesting sighting occurred at around 1 am on April 7th somewhere off the coast of Hawaii from a cruise ship. According to the witness’s report to MUFON, they were at the back of the cruise on an open section when they noticed around seven lights that appeared to be “floating above the horizon”.

They remained visible for around 10 minutes before they simply vanished. There is not other information on the sighting, but the picture that the witness managed to capture is certainly intriguing, and does indeed appear to show something out of the ordinary.

You can see a picture of that object below.

Black Triangular Object Filmed Over Jakarta, Indonesia, 13th April

During the late afternoon of April 13th over Jakarta in Indonesia, a triangular object – or possibly a tic-tac-shaped object – was witnessed and filmed by a local resident.

The MUFON report stated that the witness heard no sounds and did not recall seeing any flashing lights and that the object moved calmly and steadily across the sky. They would also recall that although they didn’t think it physically changed shape, at times the object appeared cigar-shaped or even “like a saucer”.

You can see that video below.

Strange Object Witnessed Somewhere In Texas, 15th April

Although there is little detailed information available, a sighting somewhere in Texas on April 15th is certainly worth including here. According to the report, made to MUFON, the witness was at home when they noticed something strange as they glanced outside of their window.

They would state in their report that the object captured his attention as it was “moving unnaturally”. The witness immediately grabbed their phone, realizing that whatever they were seeing it was something out of the ordinary. They spent considerable time examining the footage after they captured it, but were unable to explain exactly what it is they recorded.

You can see footage of that sighting below.

Sighting Of TR3B UFO Over United Kingdom, 19th April

Although the exact location is uncertain, a sighting of the alleged TR3B aircraft was captured at a little after 7:30 am on the morning of April 19th over the United Kingdom. [4]

There is, however, little other information regarding the sighting, but the footage is genuinely intriguing, if, of course, it is a genuine and authentic report.

What is interesting about this particular object is that it is many people’s belief that the TR3B is a top-secret United States military aircraft, one possibly of the Aurora program. And what’s more, some researchers even suggest that the vehicle has been developed using recovered alien technology.

You can view that picture below and make up your own mind.

Strange Object Spotted Over Kyiv, Ukraine, 19th April

According to UFO researcher, Scott Waring, later that day a piece of footage filmed at just before 10 pm in Kyiv, Ukraine, appeared to show a strange, unknown object “destroying” a Russian missile launched toward the city.

Waring asks whether the missile was carrying a nuclear payload (something which there is no evidence for) and if this is the reason these apparent extraterrestrials attacked it. While it is perhaps an outlandish claim, there are plenty of UFO sightings around nuclear facilities, as well as facilities that are said to store nuclear weapons. It is also known that UFO sightings do appear to increase during wartime.

While we should indeed treat the sighting with a pinch of salt, you can watch the footage below and make up your own minds.

Pilot Films UFO Over Colombia, 19th April

Another sighting of a strange object from the air over Colombia unfolded on the afternoon of April 19th when pilot Jorge Arteaga, along with members of his crew, witnessed a strange object while flying towards Medellin. [5] A short time after first noticing the bizarre aerial anomaly, Arteaga turned his plane around, noticing immediately that the object then began toward him.

During the approach, Arteaga managed to capture video footage of the craft. Although he considered that it might have been a balloon, when he considered the altitude they were flying at, not to mention how the object was seemingly unaffected by his plane when they passed each other (which if it had been a balloon it almost certainly would have been blown off-course) he dismissed the idea.

You can see a picture of that object below.

Woman Spots Strange Light Over Clitheroe, United Kingdom, 19th April

At a little after 11 pm on April 19th in the town of Clitheroe in England, a 72-year-old woman was sitting at the back of her house when she noticed a strange light in the sky. [6] As she watched, she could see the light was coming from a circular object that was moving with “great speed” across the sky.

Realizing she was witnessing something truly strange, she reached for her mobile phone and began to film the object. She would later state to a local media platform that the object was “moving all over the place” and that it was “not an aircraft or any sort of drone” due to the speed with which it moved.

The witness stated it was her belief that the object was something out of the ordinary and not a conventional aircraft, and also added that it wasn’t the first time she had witnessed a strange aerial object. In 2021, she claimed to have seen a “circle-shaped object” that was “moving at great speed” over the town.

You view a still frame from the video footage below.

Two Orbs Filmed Over Dallas, Texas, 20th April

The following night on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean in Dallas, Texas, according to a MUFON report, a witness on a commercial aircraft flying over Dallas during a thunderstorm witnessed several strange orb-like objects.

He would report that the aircraft was at an altitude of around 30,000 feet when he saw two “white circles” that appeared to be flying “above the thunderstorm” which then disappeared. Then, they came into view once, at which point the witness turned to see if the passengers next to him could see them also. When they moved toward the window to look out, they could indeed see them, assuring the witness that he was “not crazy”.

As all three of them watched, the two objects suddenly ascended directly upwards and out of sight. During the sighting, the witness managed to capture around 40 seconds of footage, which you can see below.


March 2023 brought with it a plethora of UFO sightings, and as usual, these sightings came from right around the planet, and feature a variety of strange objects and glowing lights. Perhaps of particular interest is that there have been several sightings throughout March that could very well offer further proof that the alleged TR-3B secret military aircraft is very real.

As we will see, the sightings that have been reported throughout March 2023 show that these strange objects – whatever they might be – continue to be spotted regularly around the world. And show no signs of slowing down.

Two Strange Objects Filmed Over Oregon, 1st March

At just before 7 pm on March 1st in Myrtle Creek in Oregon, a local woman noticed two strange glowing objects outside the home she shares with her husband. She immediately reached for her phone and managed to capture several minutes of film before going to get her husband from inside the house.

In total, the objects remained in sight for around an hour before eventually disappearing. Perhaps also of interest, while the objects were overhead, the witness recalled that she could hear the sounds of cattle in a nearby field that appeared to be disturbed or anxious.

You can see video of that sighting below.

Another Strange Object Over The Volcano In Popocatepetl, Mexico, 2nd March

Over the last few years we have mentioned that there have been several sightings over the volcano at Popocatepetl in Mexico. Veteran UFO researcher, Scott Waring, has discovered yet another sighting that occurred on March 2nd.

The footage from the Volcano-Cam appears to show an object approximately 300 feet across descending out of the sky and entering the mouth of the volcano. What is also interesting, as Waring notes, the tail from the object suddenly “becomes super thin” as it enters the mouth of the volcano, perhaps suggesting some kind of controlled propulsion system that was slowing the seemingly otherworldly object down.

You can see that video footage below and make up your own mind.

Strange Row Of Lights Over Montreal, Canada, 2nd March

On the same night that the footage over the volcano at Popocatepetl was captured, in the north of the North American continent in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, a strange object with strange lights seemingly around its underside was captured on video.

According to the report submitted to MUFON, on the night in question, the witness suddenly felt a vibration hit their room, a vibration that they could feel in their stomach. They immediately went to the window and witnessed an “absolutely massive object” passing directly past their home.

They immediately reached for their phone and began filming, getting several minutes’ worth of footage. During this time, a second object appeared, this one appearing to be a straight line as opposed to boomerang-shaped like the first one. Once more, a low rumbling sound accompanied the object as it did with the first one.

Whatever the object might have been remains unexplained. You can, though, see video footage of that sighting below.

Bizarre Object Lights Up The Sky Over Erith, UK, 4th March

On the evening of March 4th in Erith, a local resident managed to capture what they believed to be an intelligently guided craft lighting up the skies over Erith. [7] The witness was standing on his balcony when he first noticed the strange “repetitive moving lights in the sky”.

There is little information about the sighting, although when the video is viewed, the strange light does appear to be a circular shape, which would sit well with descriptions of other UFOs. What the glowing objects might be remains open to debate. You can view a still frame of the footage below.

Bizarre, Glowing Objects Over Menifee, California, 6th March

During the early evening of March 6th over Menifee in California, a local resident witnessed and managed to film several strange, glowing objects overhead. They would state in their report that the objects would appear and then disappear and moved quite slowly when in sight.

Unfortunately, there is little else known about the sighting. You can, though, see video footage of that sighting below.

Tic-Tac-Shaped UFO Filmed From Passenger Jet Over California, 11th March

According to a report made to MUFON, an airline passenger on a Southwest Airlines plane traveling from Sacramento to San Diego at just before 6 pm on March 11th witnessed and managed to film a distinctly tic-tac-shaped UFO from their window seat.

The witness stated they were approximately halfway through the flight when they happened to look out of the window and noticed the strange object. He would describe it as a “white cylinder craft with no wings, (no) windows, (no) markings, or discernible features”. Furthermore, the witness couldn’t see any exhaust plumes, or any other visible means of propulsion.

They would estimate that the object was several miles away from them and appeared to be moving at a constant rate of speed, eventually disappearing into the clouds. Before it did, though, the witness managed to capture just short of 20 seconds of footage. They estimated they were likely over Fresno when the footage was captured.

You can see footage of that video below.

Strange Object Spotted Over Burnley, UK, 18th March

According to an article that first appeared in the Lancashire Telegraph, a 71-year-old Burnley resident, Mario Meeks, managed to capture a photograph of a potentially otherworldly object over the city. [8]

According to the report, Meeks witnessed the bizarre lights over three straight nights before finally managing to capture it on film. To begin with, he believed the object might be a particularly bright star. However, he soon realized that there were no other stars in the sky, which made him discount the idea. He would state to the newspaper that the object was “flickering and had rings around it”, something you can see in the picture.

He would further state that he hadn’t been able to “find another explanation” for what the object might be, if it wasn’t some kind of technological craft. He admitted to already having an interest in UFOs, but stated that this was the first time he had witnessed anything like it.

You can see the picture that Meeks managed to capture below.

It is also worth mentioning that on the same night in Peterborough, also in the United Kingdom, a young couple reported seeing a strange, glowing object overhead. They did attempt to capture a photograph of the apparent craft. However, when they viewed it, it was nothing more than a blurred dot.

Black Cube-Shaped Object Filmed Over Texas, 21st March

Another MUFON report, this time from Texas, saw a witness manage to capture footage of a strange black cube-shaped object moving across the sky over their house. According to their report, the witness was outside their home when they noticed a F-111 fighter jet flying over his property, something he has not seen before. Then, a moment later, a bizarre “orb-like object” appeared in the same part of the sky where the jet had been only moments before.

The witness’s wife was outside with him, and urged him to film the aerial anomaly, which he duly did. When they examined the footage later and zoomed in on it, they could see that it looked like an “octagon-shaped ball”. Furthermore, the object appeared to move with great speed before coming to a sudden stop and then changing direction. It eventually disappeared from sight.

That video footage can be seen below.

White Object Spotted Near Commercial Aircraft Over Adelaide, Australia, 22nd March

At just before 11:20 am on March 22nd in Adelaide, Australia, a plane enthusiast was photographing a commercial airliner a short time after take-off when he unintentionally captured a white, glowing object behind it.

The witness stated that the object was only visible for around four or five seconds, but the fact that he captured it on film was proof that he hadn’t imagined it.

You can see a picture of that object below.

Two Glowing Objects Over Palm Springs, California, 23rd March

Another MUFON report is worthy of our attention here, although there is little detailed information of the sightings at this stage.

The witness happened to notice two strange glowing objects on the evening of March 23rd near Palm Springs in California, immediately reaching for their phone and hitting record. They would state in their report that two glowing objects were a yellow-orange color. They moved separately, to begin with, before they merged together to become one solid object. They then disappeared into the distance.

You can see footage of that video below.

Three Lights In Triangular Formation Captured Moving Over Florida, 23rd March

On the same night as the above sighting, on the other side of the country in Florida, a RING-cam managed to capture three lights in a triangular formation moving across the sky just before sunrise.

Much like the sighting of the three triangle lights over Halifax in the United Kingdom just over a week previously, there is considerable debate as to whether this object is also further evidence of the TR-3b craft.

You can see that footage below.

Strange Disc-Shaped Object Pictured Over Kingman, Arizona, 28th March

Without a doubt, one of the most intriguing UFO sightings from recent weeks occurred at around 1 pm on March 28th in Kingman, Arizona – a location already synonymous with claims of crashed discs from other worlds.

According to the report – made to MUFON – the person who took the picture of the disc-shaped object was not aware of it at the time, something which is the case more often than we might think. And there are two differing thoughts as to why this might be. Some people offer that the human eye is simply not quick enough to see the object, and the witness simply missed it. Others, though, suggest that some kind of cloaking technology prevents the object being seen with the naked eye, although they still show up on film.

Whatever might be true, the picture is certainly an intriguing one, not least due to the location it was captured in.

You can see that picture below and make up your own minds.

Group Of Oval-Shaped Objects Spotted Over Staten Island, New York, 31st March

Although there are no photographs or video footage of the incident, a sighting reported to the National UFO Reporting Center is worth a mention here. According to the report, at just before 2 pm on March 31st in Staten Island in New York, a local resident noticed a group of around 10 oval-shaped, dull off-white objects hovering over the region.

As they watched the scene, they noticed four of the objects break away from the main group and head off in different directions. Even more bizarre, the remaining six objects appeared to merge together – at first making three separate objects, before eventually becoming one single object. Once merged together, the object moved slowly before it eventually disappeared out of sight.


After the shooting down of unknown objects at the start of the month (which you can read about here) UFO sightings continued to be reported around the world throughout February. Whether this simply due to people being more alert in light of the shoot downs is open to debate. And, like most months, there have been a wide variety of strange objects reported.

There was also a sighting from the previous four weeks from a small town in Yorkshire, one that we managed to speak to the witnesses directly. And while you can read about that incident in full here, we will go over the basics here before we move on.

On the day in question, just before 11 pm on February 23rd, Andrea Neal was driving toward the small village of Hatfield when she noticed two strange, dark, grey objects moving across the sky. Even stranger, the two crafts would come to sudden stops before restarting again and did so several times. Andrea continued to follow them until trees at the roadside cut off her view. Just what the objects might have been remains unknown. The description, however, is remarkably similar to the famous Tic-Tac UFO commented on by the Pentagon.

Strange Lights Over Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, 1st Feb.

On the evening of February 1st in Glendale, Arizona, a local man witnessed several strange lights that appeared to be moving over nearby Luke Air Force Base. They would recall in their report that, to begin with, they noticed three lights which then “slowly fade” before five further lights appeared.

The witness watched while also managing to capture footage of the incident as the five lights then faded away as the first three had done.

As we know, Arizona is a hot spot for UFO sightings, with some of the most interesting and credible sightings having taken place in the state.

You can see that video below and see what you think.

Dark Object Witnessed Over Islamabad, Pakistan, Early Feb.

Although the exact date it is uncertain, in early February a particularly intriguing sighting was reported from Islamabad in Pakistan. [9] According to the report, the sighting unfolded in the middle of the day and was witnessed by several people.

The object itself was described as a “bulging triangle” and was visible for around two hours. The main witness, Arslan Warraich, watched the object for the entire two hours, even managing to capture around 12 minutes of video footage from various different angles, as well as taking several pictures.

He would state that “to the naked eye it seemed like a black, round rock”. However, when he zoomed in on the strange object, he could see that it was “roughly the shape of a triangle with a clear bulge on (the) top towards the back”. He would further state that the craft was “solid black” with “no sharp edges” and “wasn’t reflecting too much light”. He could also see no lights on the object itself.

He would share the footage online, with many people who viewed offering a variety of possibilities as to what the strange object might have been, with one viewer claiming they had seen an almost identical object recently over New York in the United States.

Although Warraich himself stopped short of stating the object was extraterrestrial in nature, he did state that “with the number of stars and planets in the known universe, it is statistically impossible that we are the only intelligent beings in this universe”.

On whether the object could have been some kind of military drone, Warraich offered that it “makes no sense for our military to be flying secret drones over a posh area of Islamabad where most of the army and government officers live”.

You can see a picture of that object below.

Two Strange Objects Over Filmed Over Scottsdale, Arizona, 5th Feb.

An extremely intriguing UFO encounter unfolded on the evening of February 5th in Scottsdale, Arizona, not least as the witness managed to capture 12 minutes’ worth of footage.

According to their report, the witness claimed that they had witnessed several objects in the days previously, and so on this evening, they decided to venture outside in an attempt to purposely capture the strange objects on video. They pressed record as they studied the skies, and almost immediately, they noticed a strange object moving north to south overhead.

They would describe the object as “brilliant and flickering” as well as “orb-like” that would produce a “flash of color” at random intervals.

Even stranger, when they viewed the video later that evening, they noticed a second craft that, at first, appeared orb-like but would “mutate into some kind of metallic craft” as it was moving through the sky.

You can watch that video below.

Diamond-Shaped Object Filmed Over Phoenix, Arizona, 8th Feb.

On the afternoon of February 8th, again in Arizona, this time just outside of Phoenix, a local resident who was riding their mountain bike suddenly noticed a strange, diamond-shaped object in the sky overhead. They would recall that at the time they witnessed the object, they could hear (and see) planes in the sky, but “could not identify this object”.

There is little other information about this sighting, and what it might have been remains a complete mystery. They managed to get several seconds of video footage of the strange craft, however, which you can see below.

Green Glow Over Essex, United Kingdom, 8th Feb.

At around 5:30 pm on February 8th near the village of Hockley in Essex in the south of England, 22-year-old Danielle Jaye was making her way to the shops when she decided to take a picture of the captivating sunset. [10] After taking the picture, she visited the shops and returned home. However, when she viewed the pictures later that evening, she was quite shocked to see several green lights that appear to belong to some kind of strange object.

She would state that whatever it was, it was “too big to be a drone”, and was certainly “something unusual and interesting”. Of course, just what the object might remains open to debate.

You can see that picture below.

Bizarre Glowing Object Over Wilcox, Pennsylvania, 10th Feb.

On the evening of February 10th in Wilcox, Pennsylvania, at around 6:30 pm, a mechanic had just finished working on a vehicle and was walking back to their shop when they saw a “strange light” in the sky. They immediately reached for their phone, thinking the light might be a drone, and went to film it. However, by the time they had opened the camera app and pointed the device skyward, the object had disappeared.

He would state that he waited where he was, studying the sky intently for around 10 minutes, hoping that the strange light would return. To his shock, it did, and this time he hit record on the phone straight away, capturing significant footage of it.

He would offer in his report that he had “never seen anything like this before” and that shortly after the object disappeared for good “fighter jets with full afterburners” appeared. Was this some kind of intercept mission?

You can see that video below.

Strange Object Photographed Over Lemington, United Kingdom, 13th Feb.

On the morning of 13th February, at around 7:40 am, Nikita Sim stepped outside of her front door in Lemington in the northeast of England and was amazed to see a strange object in the early morning sky. [11] Realizing she was seeing something out of the ordinary, she quickly took a picture of the object and rushed back inside the house to show it to her partner. By the time she had returned outside, however, the object had disappeared.

She would later state to a local media platform that the object was “a circle with a ring around it” which had “dark smoke coming from the bottom”. She further offered that what drew her attention to it more than anything was that it was “traveling upward rather than sideways”. Both Nikita and her partner believe that what was captured in the photograph was “unexplainable”, although they would stop short of claiming they had definitely captured a vehicle of extraterrestrial origin.

As we might imagine there are differing opinions as to what the object might be. According to Air Traffic Control at Newcastle Airport, the object is likely “an airliner traveling at high altitude”.

You can see that picture below and make up your own mind.

Red Spherical Object Spotted Over El Paso, Texas, 25th Feb

Although there is not a lot of information on it, a sighting from the evening of February 25th in El Paso in Texas is very worth our time here. The witness, who managed to film part of the 15-minute sighting, stated that the glowing, red, spherical object came into view from over the mountain. What’s more, it appeared to be “pulsating” as it moved.

After remaining in view for around a quarter of an hour, the object moved off into the distance. Whether it was an extraterrestrial vehicle or not is open to debate.

You can see video footage of that sighting below and make up your own mind.


The opening weeks of 2023 have been packed with reports of strange aerial objects. And what’s more, these have come from all around the world. From strange moving lights to disc or saucer-shaped objects, as well as reports from plane passengers, reports of UFOs have started as they appear to go on throughout the year.

Claims Of UFO Shot Down Over Rostov, Russia, 3rd Jan

According to reports, on the evening of 3rd January in the Rostov region of Russia, the Russian military opened fire and brought down an unknown object with anti-aircraft weapons. [12] According to the reports, the object was a “small-size object in the shape of a ball” and was spotted moving over the village of Sultan Saia, moving against the direction of the wind.

Not long after the object first appeared, Russian air defenses were ordered to open fire. Authorities would urge local populations to remain calm while the military continued their recovery operation. Although it was not stated that there was any belief the object was of alien origin, no explanation has been offered for just what the object might have been.

Strange Object Witnessed From A Plane Over Phoenix, Arizona, 6th Jan

According to a sighting reported to veteran UFO researcher, Scott Waring, a plane passenger witnessed a bizarre object while flying over Phoenix in Arizona.

The witness stated they were flying at an approximate altitude of around 41,000 feet when he happened to look out the window and “saw something flying in tandem with us”. They continued to watch the object, noticing that on occasion, it appeared to increase in brightness temporarily.

Just what the object might have been remains a mystery. According to Waring, the footage likely shows multiple objects that were likely following the aircraft. What’s more, further according to Waring, the objects appear to rotate so that a different one is closest to the aircraft, all while maintaining their speed with the aircraft.

You can see that video below and see what you think.

Saucer-Shaped Object Photographed Over Penza, Russia, 10th Jan

According to a report to come out of Russia, a distinctly saucer or disc-shaped object was witnessed moving over Penza in Russia during the daylight hours of 10th January. Furthermore, the object “circled over the village” for a considerable amount of time.

The object was seemingly witnessed by multiple residents of the village, with one of them managing to capture a photograph of it. While there is little other information about the sighting, the picture does indeed appear to show a typically saucer-shaped object, similar to many other reports of disc-like craft over the decades.

You can see that picture below.

Bizarre Object Witnessed Coming Out Of The Clouds Over Hoofddorp, Netherlands, 17th Jan

A truly bizarre object was spotted by a motorist during the day on 17th January in Hoofddorp in the Netherlands, an object that appeared to have some kind of attachment hanging downward.

According to the witness, he was driving when he noticed something out of the window. Not only had a bizarre-looking cloud appeared, but a “dark wisp” then emerged and remained visible for around 30 seconds.

There is little other information about the sighting, and while there could be a perfectly reasonable explanation, it is still worth including here.

You can see that video footage below.

Globe-Like Object Seen By Multiple People Over Glasgow, Scotland, 18th Jan

On the evening of 18th January in Glasgow, Scotland, several local residents reported seeing a “strange ball-shaped structure” in the dark skies overhead. [13] And according to one of the witnesses, who managed to film the object, there was no doubt in his mind that the object was a “spaceship”.

He would state to Glasgow Live that this was not the first such otherworldly object to have been spotted over Glasgow, elaborating that he had “personally witnessed in Scotland orbs changing into something like a jet, big white light in the middle, green on one side and red on the other. They are all over the world. I and many others have witnessed these balls of light shapeshifting.”

Ultimately, he believed the purpose behind the sighting was for these apparent alien creatures to show humanity that their technology is far superior to ours.

There were even reports that the Russian military had been tracking the object, and that they were looking to shoot it down. How credible these reports are, however, remains open to debate.

The footage quickly got uploaded to various social media platforms, including TikTok, and so resulting in many suggestions as to just what the object might be.

You can see a picture of that object below.

Strange Object Seen “Dancing” Over Plymouth, England, 18th Jan

On the same evening, south of the border in Plymouth, England, a local resident and businessman, Kevin Kelway, managed to capture a bizarre object “dancing” in the night sky on his webcam. [14] The footage was captured at precisely 6:43 am, and the witness, who has lived in the same property for almost 30 years, offered that he has never seen anything like it previously, adding they were “definitely unexplained” and “very mysterious”.

As we might expect, once the footage was released onto social media, there were several responses and suggestions as to what the lights might have been, with some offering that they could be nothing more than a bug flying close to the lens. Others suggested they could belong to a drone or even the result of a missile test.

Perhaps one of the most intriguing suggestions came from Elisabeth Phillips, who offered that there was a “road running up one of the hills in the distance, it’s not even in the sky… You can even see the darker land mass around the second one.”

You can see a picture of that object below and see what you think.

Plate-Shaped Object Witnessed In The South-West Of England, 19th January

A particularly intriguing encounter unfolded at around 11 pm on 19th January, somewhere in the south-west of England. [15] According to the witness, they were walking their dog in a field that was around five minutes from their home when they noticed a “bright white circular light” that appeared almost plate-shaped. As it moved, it remained completely motionless, meaning the witness could rule out that it was a helicopter.

They watched the object as it moved around in the sky overhead for several minutes, noting that at no point did they feel frightened or threatened by its presence. Then, after this time, they simply went on their way and made their way home.

Unfortunately, the witness wasn’t able to capture a picture or any video footage of the encounter. What it might have been remains unknown.

Strange Object Over Holyhead Mountain, Wales, 23rd Jan

At around 7 pm on 23rd January, local resident Justin Beilensohn filmed strange lights over Holyhead Mountain from, his bedroom window in Anglesey. [16] As he handed his son watched the lights, they suddenly went out, as if something had simply switched them off.

Perplexed, the witness uploaded his footage to social media, where many people viewed and shared it. However, no solid explanations have yet been offered.

He would later explain to North Wales Live that his bedroom overlooks the docks, and he first noticed the lights from his bedroom window as he was getting out of the shower. He would describe the lights as extremely bright, almost “diamond light”. It was at that point that he called to his son, asking him if he could see this bizarre glow.

As they watched, two further lights appeared alongside the first. He estimated that it was around two to three miles from their location, and was approximately 50 feet wide. He also offered that he couldn’t be certain if the lights were connected to one single aircraft or if they were each separate from each other.

He would continue that “”the two side lights seemed to fizzle out and I thought it was turning anti-clockwise, then the end lights appeared again as if I was looking at it from a different angle. Then the light vanished, then reappeared after about five seconds and it did this three to four times.”

What’s more, the witness claimed to be relatively familiar with the usual kinds of aircraft he would see in the area – ranging from civilian aircraft to helicopters and even RAF planes – and he was certain that these were “nothing like I have ever seen”, adding he was completely “baffled by it” but “open-minded to what it could be”.

You can see a still frame of the footage taken below.

Silver Saucer-Shaped Object Over Palmdale, California, 24th Jan

An intriguing piece of video footage was captured during the afternoon of 24th January in Palmdale, California, when a mother and her daughter witnessed a silver, saucer-shaped object overhead.

According to the mother, she and her daughter “saw it appear out of nowhere”, adding that it then appeared to “have gone transparent” right before their eyes. She continued that they could hear no sounds that would indicate some kind of engine, nor any other signs of propulsion.

They watched the object for around 10 minutes before it seemed to disappear, as if into thin air. The witness recalled that there were “zero buildings or trees” that it could have disappeared behind, it just “literally disappeared”.

You can see that video footage below.

Bizarre Object Spotted Over Leighton Buzzard, 27th Jan

According to a report on The Mirror’s media platform [17] a resident of Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire, 30-year-old Shane Draper, witnessed a bizarre object at just before 8 am on 27th January as he made his way to work.

The shocked witness pulled his car to the side of the road in order to get a better view of the aerial anomaly, at first thinking it was an airplane about to crash as it “looked like it was on fire”. Then, however, Draper looked on as the object made a “very sharp turn”, one that was unlike any plane he had witnessed.

Draper was quick-thinking enough to capture an image of the mysterious object and immediately put them on social media, asking if anyone might have any idea what the object could be. While some who viewed the footage agreed it was very strange and not something made on Earth, with some even adding that several other sightings had been made that morning, others claimed that what Draper had witnessed was nothing more than a terrestrial aircraft, albeit an advanced one.

Many who believed the object was a plane pointed to the water vapor that was visible behind the object, which showed that the craft operated on a “normal combustion engine”.

You can see that picture below and make up your own mind.

Pulsating Lights Witnessed Over Yakima, Washington, 31st Jan

On the evening of 31st January in Yakima in the state of Washington, a local resident managed to capture footage of several pulsating lights.

The witness would state that the lights were in a “strange pattern” that “changed color from red to white” and were in “close proximity to one another”. The objects remained visible for around a minute, the vast majority of which they managed to capture on video.

Some researchers have suggested the lights might have been some form of extraterrestrial communication, although, officially at least, the sighting remains unexplained.

You can see that video footage below.


1 Amanda Holden claims to have evidence of extraterrestrial activity after receiving ‘extraordinary’ UFO video, Simi Mundey The News, 18th April 2023
2 Model captures ‘best UFO footage ever’ from her private plane, Indy100
3 Flying Disk Emitting Electric Blue Propulsion System, UFO Footage UK
4 Triangle TR3B UFO Just Sent To Me Through Instagram DMs, UFO Footage UK
5 The most impressive UFO video ever: A pilot films a “strange” object while flying, Times of India
6 Woman convinced ‘darting light in sky’ is UFO, Yahoo Life
7 Watch as Erith sky is lit up by ‘UFO’, News Shopper
8 Stargazer ‘spots UFO’ is skies above this East Lancashire town, Yahoo! News
9 Mysterious ‘bulging triangle UFO’ filmed over city for two hours, New York Post
10 Mysterious Green Glowing ‘UFO’ Spotted Over England, Nisha Zahid, Greek Reporter
11 ‘It’s the type of thing you won’t believe until you see it’ – Lemington resident spots a UFO in the sky on Monday morning, Owen Younger, Chronicle Live
12 Russia Claims Shooting Down UFO; Not The 1st Time Extraterrestrial Activity Reported Over Rostov Oblast, Ashish Dangwai, Eurasian Times
13 “That’s son goku’s space ship”: ‘UFO ball’ figure spotted in Glasgow sky leaves TikTok in a frenzy, Jess Doshi, Sports Keeda
14 UFO filmed over Plymouth sparks range of theories after ‘unexplained’ sighting, Plymouth Live
15 UFO Sighting Reported Over South England, UFO Sightings UK
16 Mystery pulsating ‘diamond bright’ UFO over Holyhead Mountain which blinked out leaves witness baffled, Steve Bagnall, Daily Post
17 Man shares picture of ‘UFO’ but people are torn as some say it’s ‘one of ours’, John Bett, The Mirror

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  • Michael Amato says:

    The evidence just gets stronger & stronger that these UFOs are from other planets. At some point, everyone will have to accept it.

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