- UFO REPORTS come in from Georgia, South Carolina, Ohio,
Missouri, Minnesota, Texas, Oregon, Washington, Canada, Mexico, Chili and
- UK WOMAN VIDEOTAPES GIANT UFO OUTSIDE HER HOME
- BONSALL -- The June 2, 2001, 'Straits Times' article
by Alfred Lee claims a British housewife captured amazing footage on her
camcorder of a gigantic UFO which hovered near her home for six minutes.
Mrs. Sharon Rowlands, 41, estimates that the UFO was an astonishing 4.8
km wide. The giant disc was pink and white in color, with yellow, orange
and blue lights. It had a dark center and beamed pulses of intense light.
It hovered about 3.2 km from her home in the tiny village of Bonsall,
Derbyshire, 224 km from London for two minutes, before blasting away into
the night sky at fantastic speed. Britain's Metereorological Office has
confirmed that there were no freak weather conditions in the area at the
time. Experts at NASA, the American space agency, have asked to see the
video footage as a matter of urgency. They will use top-secret imaging
equipment and computers to try to figure out what the UFO is. They believe
it is the same sort of image captured on one of their own cameras during
a space shuttle mission.
- Mrs. Rowlands said: "I was a complete and utter
disbeliever in flying saucers and UFOs, but what I saw has made me think
again. I looked outside and saw this huge disc hovering in the sky. I
rushed outside -- and started filming. 'Through the camera lens, it looked
like it was going to hit me. It looked like nothing I have ever seen before."
The video footage was purchased for 20,000 pounds from Mrs. Rowlands.
Mr. Paul Hannan, 37, who lives in the nearby village of Bakewell saw a
dome-shaped craft 'dancing in the sky'. Two weeks later, a man living in
Wirksworth, a 10-minute drive away, saw a similar object in the sky. Thanks
to Hans Bruin email@example.com
- SOUTH CAROLINA TEARDROP UFO
- FOLLY BEACH -- My wife and I were sitting on a porch
overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on June 18, 2001. It was about 10:30 PM
when we saw a lime green, teardrop shape ball of light fly across the lower
quarter of the sky soaring down, toward the water. It was only visible
for about a second or two. The thing gave off enough light so that while
it traveled under the clouds, it lit up a dime-sized area behind it as
it dropped. I have no idea whether or not this was a meteor. It made
no significant turns -- no change in speed, and was dropping in an arc.
After exclaiming surprise, my wife and I compared notes, and decided we'd
seen essentially the same thing. E-mail report.
- GEORGIA SIGHTINGS
- NORCROSS -- New MUFONGA member Tony Richard's of Atlanta
reports that on June 17, 2001, at about 7:35 PM, he, his wife, and mother,
were driving down Highway 141 north at Medlock Bridge Rd. just north of
Norcross proper (Gwinnett County). They observed an object that appeared
to be hovering over the tree tops off toward the horizon. The object appeared
to be silver or gray in color, round to acorn shaped and about thumbnail
size at arm's length. Estimated distance was about 3 miles. Tony stated
that due to the terrain, they were able to observe the object for about
35 seconds until trees obscured their view. Shortly thereafter, their
view of that area returned through a break in the trees and it was gone.
Tony indicated that he was sure it was not an airplane or helicopter,
but considered that it might be some sort of hot air balloon, but it disappeared
much too quickly for that type of slow moving craft. Jim Clifford, Deputy
Director for Georgia Investigations, will be! conducting a preliminary
assessment of this event.
- LAWERENCEVILLE -- MUFONGA received a WUFOD report regarding
a fast moving blue object/light over Lawrenceville on Sunday night, June
17. 2001, at about 10:30 PM. By luck, DDI Jim Clifford and his wife,
who also live in Lawrenceville, were out at that time and observed this
event. Jim indicated that it was definitely a large meteor. I exchanged
notes with Peter Davenport at NUFORC about this and he stated that NUFORC
had received some similar reports of a blue light for that time. Interestingly
enough, John Thompson, our retired SD, also noticed an unusual light in
La Grange at about 10:30 PM, a reddish light with white around it, appearing
to bounce a wee bit. John was thinking it might be an aircraft light,
but it disappeared before he could get a good fix on it.
- LA GRANGE -- John Thompson also reported a hoaxed event
on June 11th. Troup County authorities received reports of a possible
aircraft going down. A search located a large piece of flimsy plastic
with a light wooden frame at the bottom and signs of a heat source for
lift. This was 40 feet up in a tree. A local witness reported a "long
tube shaped object with smoke and flames going down behind some trees."
This is an easily made device, usually consisting of a dry cleaner's plastic
clothes bag (cover), balsa wood at the bottom, scotch tape, and small candles
along the balsa wood frame. The bags that are tinted light blue can look
pretty colorful when sent aloft. Since the invention of chemical light
sticks, some 'navigation' lights can now be added to these things! Beware!
Thanks to Tom Sheets GA State Director MUFONGA@webtv.net
- OHIO DISC SIGHTING IN 1933
- GIBSONBURG -- John Schuessler reports he received the
following report from a 78 year old. The witness states, in 1933, I was
ten years old and returning from school in one block from my home at 424
W. Stevenson Street. I heard a whining sound and looked up, passing from
south to north I saw two discs connected by a thin shaft moving slowly
through the air. I could not guess the height or size of the discs. At
the time I was deeply in the hobby of building model airplanes, the balsam
and tissue paper variety with rubber band motors. I ran home and told
my mother I had seen a different model airplane. She dismissed my story
as imagination. I have searched through libraries to see if I could see
a picture in books like the discs I had seen to no avail. I am now almost
78 years old and have never forgotten this. I am a retired FBI agent and
was not dreaming when I saw what I saw. Thanks to John Schuessler MUFON
- SOUTHINGTON -- I am writing to you to report a UFO sighting
for a friend of mine. His name is Bud Andres and he lives on Route 422.
As a hobby he skydived in his younger years and has aviation knowledge.
On Father's Day, June 17, 2001, he was outside his place at between 10:15
and 10:30 PM watching the sky. He saw two bright objects going down very
fast and at one point they crossed, then suddenly one went up in the air
following the path of the other bright object. At the point lowest to
the ground they formed a V. He said that when the two objects came together
their speed slowed. Mr. Andres said that at first he thought he was seeing
two meteorites and then they both shot up in the air. Thanks to Donna
- MINNESOTA VIDEO AND DIGITAL IMAGES OF UFOs
- MINNEAPOLIS -- MUFON Field Investigator Casey W. Holt
writes, there was another May 18, 2001, sighting of a glowing object emitting
from a second Object. This is the third UFO report for this date (see
previous Filer's Files). A man near the intersection of Highway 10 and
Interstate 35W videotaped a glowing object at 9:38 PM from the yard of
his home. This object was in view for at least three minutes and proceeded
west-northwest against the surface wind direction. At one point, a glowing
object appeared to fall from the main object, and then faded out. This
appearance and behavior is similar to that of a hoax hot air balloon powered
by candles. The object may have been too bright to be a dry-cleaning bag
- The video shows the object after it had past so you are
looking at the end view and the brightness will overexpose the CCD image
some creating the rounded effect. Both witnesses described the object
as like a large orange glowing brick shape with pulsating streams of orange
light flowing through the main rectangular section like liquid metal.
In the front were two round whiter areas similar to intake tubes. The
orange areas were set against a dark background structure and there was
a large whitish almost transparent dome something like a jellyfish. They
interpreted the size to be as big as a large airplane and perhaps 5,000
to 10,000 feet high. About 5 to 8 whitish lights came shooting out after
it had passed, and are seen on the video. The estimated distance was 1.5
to 3 miles and 4000 feet up when it was last seen on video going behind
tree branches and in a WNW compass direction of 298 degrees. Thanks to
Casey Holt, and Bill McNeff State Director firstname.lastname@example.org
- CHISHOLM -- ISUR reports the witness was out in her yard
at 7:00 PM on June 23, 2001, while her 15 year old son was testing our
new digital camera. He was shooting the sky, the river, our 40 acres of
land, etc. When we went to download the images to the computer today,
two UFO's showed up! He did NOT see them while testing camera. My husband
was near him, he did NOT see or hear anything.
- The photos show a disk shaped, metal object. One is
going toward the ground, as though crashing to the ground with FIRE out
the back end. It is about 80 feet above our yard. The next picture is
another UFO, two minutes earlier, hovering above our swamp, a foot above
the ground. They are identical objects, with metal. They were NOT airplanes;
they were very small, about the size of a small car. We went to the location,
we looked at the tree line in the photos, but cannot get to the spot, since
it is in the swamp. Thanks to Tom Sheets and ISUR
- Jeff Challender reports his friend Les Wille, had a UFO
sighting on Wednesday, June 13, 2001. He told Jeff, I went to the farm
this morning to check things over because of the bad storms all night.
I took my Sony Cybershot still camera along to take pictures of any storm
damage. I went to the north field and saw a gray thing flying real fast
back and forth up high over the distant field. I decided to use high resolution
and zoom in on it. I got a real UFO on this shot Jeff. Wille is in shock.
I felt as if it knew I was there. As soon as I took the picture, it sped
off at an incredible speed. This is a first for me and it is no bird or
plane. I'm still shaking. It's too bad it wasn't closer.
- Jeff says, he has been taping International Space Station
(ISS) passes over Sacramento for over a month now, as part of my activities
in Project P.R.O.V.E. Last Sunday, June 17, 2001, he recorded an ISS pass
at 62 degrees altitude, and caught three reddish strobing objects buzzing
past the station in succession. There were also several white flashes.
At one point, the ISS passed so close to Polaris, the North Star, that
for just a second they almost merged. It's all on 8 mm tape taken from
- Editor's Note: I encourage people to watch the passage
of the Shuttle and ISS overhead. Frequently UFOs can be seen following
them. Jeff is trying to get a collection of these photos and you can help.
Also, Jeff is having back surgery so lets send him our prayers and some
video to enjoy.
- MISSOURI FLYING TRIANGLE
- COLUMBIA -- Jim Hickman reports that a Flying Triangle
was sighted while heading home on June 7, 2001. The witness reports he
noticed lights in the northwest sky that initially looked like a plane.
It didn't look "quite right." It had two lights in front where
normally a plane on approach would have one. There were no flashing lights.
It circled and flew off to the southwest. The next night at 10:39 PM,
he saw the plane again. I stopped the truck and saw three whitish lights
on three tips and a red light in the center. THEN it hit me, It's a triangle!
I also saw a few additional lights on the body of the craft, which seem
to be recessed and bit yellowish. It took the same path as Thursday.
I am sure other people saw this craft but, as I did at first. Later I
realized that I had seen the same "headlights" as described by
the witnesses I interviewed in 1999 who reported seeing a triangular craft.
Thanks to Jim Hickman and The Hickman Report.
- MISSOURI SIGHTING THROUGH TELESCOPE
- ST. PETERS -- Marc Spess reports, "I just wanted
to tell about the sighting I had on June 22, 2001, looking through my telescope
at 3:31 PM." I had a hunch I might find a UFO because I had seen
footage of a UFO that went in and out of a cloud. I decided to put my
telescope up and watch the rim of clouds to see if maybe there was something
to see. After about ten minutes, I saw for about three seconds a ball
or sphere shaped object move between two clouds rather slowly. It reflected
the sun which was opposite to it in the sky. I am going to try and get
a camera mounted on the telescope to see if I can catch one again and snap
one in action. Also I was able to see about ten to fifteen swift moving
translucent "things" that one after the other shot past the view
of my telescope all in the same direction. I was able to track one briefly,
which was slow enough to follow. I have seen them in my binoculars, but
they were probably insects. The telescope was pointed east and f! ocused
at the altitude of the clouds. I have also witnessed these spheres in
the past low to the ground. I would like to mention that at very high
altitudes I have also observed birds. The telescope I use is a Mead 1000
mm f/11 Mirror-Lens D=90 mm. I recently found a picture that looks very
similar to what I saw "the translucent things" Some looked exactly
like this picture: http://www.manari.com/gal2pic2.htm. Thanks to Marc Spess
- TEXAS MUTILATION OF CATTLE LEAVES RANCHERS PUZZLED
- BRYAN, Texas (AP) Ranchers in Burleson County aren't
quite sure who or what is responsible for a string of mysterious cattle
deaths over much of the last decade, but they suspect it's some sort of
cult. In most of the cases, which happen about once or twice a year, the
bulls' abdomens have been sliced open and their genitals are missing.
Sometimes, the tongues and internal organs have been removed. Adding to
the ranchers' frustration, the valuable beef is always left to rot. Burleson
County authorities say they've been unable to link any of the deaths in
this rural county about 100 miles northeast of Houston." If we could
find any indication humans are involved, we would do more," Burleson
County Sheriff Gene Barber told the Bryan-College Station Eagle. "It
is a mystery to me." Barber said his investigators haven't found any
of the telltale signs of human involvement - tire tracks, shoe prints,
shell casings, or cigarette butts. So they list natural causes as the
reason for the deaths. However, rancher Johnny Lyon is convinced a cult
mutilated his prized Charolais bull just to take its blood and organs.
Ranchers are growing impatient and scared. "What if I had come out
to my ranch at the time people were there?" he said. "What would
they do to me? That tells me I need to carry a gun everywhere I go, shoot
first and ask questions later." Sunday Edition of Bryan-College Station
- OREGON STROBE LIGHT SIGHTING
- PORTLAND -- Brad Hoover and his wife have been watching
the skies as they travel around the area and have seen a lot of aircraft
taking off and landing at the Portland International Airport. Brad says,
"On the night of June 15, 2001, at 2200 hours, we were returning home
when we saw a strange light in the clear night sky." It was traveling
southeast, heading over the air space of the Portland Airport. It was
strange because it was strobing a bright white light (not a normally seen
flashing light as on other aircraft.) The strobe was intermittent. It
was kind of like an inch worm, but of course very much faster. It appeared
to be higher than an aircraft in the normal approach landing pattern, as
it was a fly over. The entire sighting lasted about 45 seconds. I was
in the 82nd Airborne and can recognize aircraft. I also took private pilots
training and have done some flying in this area. Thanks to Brad Hoover
- WASHINGTON COUPLE SEE BLACK UFO
- SEATTLE - Peter Davenport writes that a former U. S.
Navy officer and his wife saw a UFO at approximately 1115 hours on Sunday,
June 10, 2001, above the University of Washington campus. The officer
stated, "My wife and I had just left the Hub where we had attended
a graduation ceremony and I happened to look up to watch a craft coming
from the northeast on their approach toward Seatac. Planes have always
fascinated me since I was a Private Pilot for a number of years. I noticed
a stationary, apparently rectangular, black object in the sky directly
over the northeast end of campus, which was at an altitude considerably
above the approaching aircraft. I called to my wife, who immediately looked
up and observed the same object. At first we thought it might be a large
bird. We dismissed that idea since it wasn't moving, didn't have the shape
of a bird, and appeared to be way too large for its apparent distance from
us. After 15 to 20 seconds the object began to move very sm! oothly at
a very high rate of speed in a northeast direction directly opposite the
path of the approaching aircraft. The sighting lasted for thirty seconds
when it flew behind some trees. We discussed the sighting all the way home
and have concluded it did not fall into any of the usual bird/aircraft
sightings in our experience. Peter Davenport indicates the former military
officer is insistent that the object they witnessed was not any kind of
aircraft that he is familiar with. Thanks to NUFORC www.ufocenter.com
- CANADA FLYING TRIANGLE
- WEST VANCOUVER -- On June 21, 2001, a dark red flying
triangular shaped with a bright white rectangular shape in the middle of
underbelly was observed through a skylight. The witness stated, "I
saw a triangular shaped object fly overhead at 12:30 AM." I could
see the full outline of the object, which made no sound whatsoever. The
object appeared to be illumines of a dark red color. In the center of
the triangle there was a rectangular shaped object with rounded corners,
which shone a bright white. My skylight is four feet by two feet wide
facing east/west. The object flew in an east to west direction not far
above the skylight. The object flew very slowly; approximately 5 seconds
went by before it flew out of my sight. There were no flashing lights
(like an airplane). The size of the object was rather large and it was
flying lower than a jet airplane, but a little higher than say a Cessna.
With an outstretched arm, thumb and index finger touching each other,
it would have filled that space. Thanks to Peter Davenport NUFORC
- MEXICO UFOs NEAR VOLCANO
- Troy Allen called on June 25, 2001, to report he is regularly
observing UFOs over PopocatpÈtl near Mexico City from the volcano's
observation camera. He noticed that from 1:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern time there
are numerous UFOs sighted. Over sixty UFOs have been seen in recent weeks.
The volcano is active and often has cloud cover. The UFOs are comparatively
dark and can often be seen through clouds. They appear as dark specs but
move like a powered craft. Photos are available at: http://looknowings.homestead.com/camview.html
and http://www.communities.msn.com/spyman2002_whatsnew.msn or http://www.filersfiles.com.
Thanks to Troy Allen email@example.com.
- CHILI UFO VISITS CHILEAN SUPERMARKET
- PUENTE ALTO -- When security guard Victor Montero did
his rounds on May 27, 2001, at the Lider Supermarket he saw a strange luminous
object which sped toward him and then moved away, only to remain static
in the sky. Seized by fear, Montero ran toward the office where the rest
of the guards were stationed to warn them about the unusual apparition.
His colleague Lorena Castro shifted the store's safety cameras to record
what was going on in the heavens. "Without thinking if it was allowed
or not, I decided to record the object with the supermarket's security
cameras using the city's lights as a point of reference. At times it jumps
out of the recording, since it was very fast and moved suddenly,"
stated a shocked Lorena.
- "The first time we saw it was 5:00 AM, it was round
and had red and green lights. "It changed position and spectacularly
so. First it looked like a single sphere, a black circle appears in its
middle, and then it hangs like a jellyfish in the air," reported Gatica,
the object has appeared on a daily basis and remains for hours, even after
daybreak. "Even the executives who opened the supermarket got a chance
to see it." The employees have gotten used to this strange visitor,
since they haven't even bothered to tape it again. "A security guard
almost killed himself, when the luminous sphere headed for him at full
speed. When the man stepped back, thinking the object was about to pounce
on him, he fell," related the security chief. Thanks to: Las Ultimas
Noticias Newspaper, June 17, 2001, Translation (C) 2001. Scott Corrales,
Institute of Hispanic Ufology (IHU) and Rodrigo Cuadra,
- NEW NASA SHUTTLE VIDEO OF UFOs IN SPACE
- Jeff Challender has prepared a new tape of various UFOs
that were caught on recent Shuttle video footage. Jeff has over an hour
long tape of UFOs shot in space. Jeff spends hundreds of hours watching
the shuttle broadcasts from space and is now an expert on NASA missions
and even those onboard the shuttle are unlikely to see what Jeff does.
Using Jeff's directions you will be able to learn the difference between
space junk, ice crystals and real UFOs. I feel confident we could go into
a court of law and convince any jury that there are UFOs moving at high
speed around the Earth. Send $25 to: Jeff Challender 2768 Mendel Way -
Sacramento, California 95833-2011
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