(Last Updated On: June 27, 2016)

Date: April 1947
Location: Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
Summary:  Objects were observed. Animal reactions to the objects were reported. More than one metallic disc was observed by two witnesses for over one minute (Linton). Bright metallic discs fly rapidly to the east on edge. Chickens and ducks react.
Source:  Aldrich, Jan L. Project 1947: A Preliminary Report on the 1947 UFO Sighting Wave UFO Research Coalition, Washington, 1997

Date: April 1947
Location: Col De Serre, near Falgoux (Cantal), France
Time: 8:15 a.m. 
Summary: The second French case in April: “M. Maxime Orliange, in car, observed an object which appeared like lens-shaped disc with a cupola above him, flying on an ascending sloping path. blue light emanated from the place where the cupola joined the disc. The disc seemed to be 30 meters in diameter, and when it was about 400 meters away it disappeared on near vertical path.
Source: Guy Quincy Catalog, INTCAT #7; J. J. Vallee, Challenge to Science: The UFO Enigma, p.l 19; LDLN #249, P33).” (UFOs A History Jan-Jun 1947, NN 15

Date: April 1947
Location: Richmond, Virginia    BBU
Time: 11 a.m
Summary:  Meteorologist Minczewski saw a silvery disc through a theodolite while tracking a pibal weather balloon, traveling E to W at less than 15,000 ft, appeared larger than the balloon.
Source: McDonald 1968; FOIA; FUFOR Index

Date: April 1947
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma       BBU
Time: 8:30-9 p.m.
Summary: Field Engineer Savage saw a frosty white round and flat object, with diameter/thickness ratio 10:1, the size of a B-29 [?] (140 ft) traveling N at 350° heading at 10,000­18,000 ft and 3 times speed of a jet [1,800 mph] with a slight swishing sound. 30-mins.
Source: FOIA; FUFOR Index

Date: April 5, 1947
Location: Santaquin, Utah
Time: Night
Summary:  One object was observed by four witnesses briefly.
Source: Bloecher, Ted R. 

Date: April 11, 1947
Location: Bradshaw, West Virginia
Time:  15:00
Summary:  A flying disc was observed. One silver disc was observed by a female witness for two minutes.
Source:  Aldrich, Jan L. Project 1947: A Preliminary Report on the 1947 UFO Sighting Wave UFO Research Coalition, Washington, 1997

Date: April 12 1947
Location: Near Rome Italy
Summary: Ex-Catholic, Bruno Cornacchiola, and his three children reportedly encountered or had several visions in the grotto of Tre-Fontane of a female entity described as wearing a white dress, pink belt, and a green cloak, holding a small book in her hand. She was interpreted to have been the Virgin Mary.
Source: Erich Von Daniken, Miracle of the Gods

Date: April 26 1947
Location: Rothois, Picardie, France
Time: 21:30
Summary: Objects were sighted that had an appearance and performance beyond the capability of known earthly aircraft. Several balls were observed by three female witnesses on a road for ten minutes. .6m balls of light follow girls on curving road. Vanish when they approach home.
Source: Lumieres dans la Nuit

Date: April 29, 1947
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Time: 13:20
Summary: On this day two women, Mrs. Olavick and Mrs. Down of Tucson, Arizona watched nine white discs and another object behind a steamy cloud in a completely clear sky, arranged in a V-shaped formation. The ten objects moved up and down in an erratic manner, and in and out of the unnatural cloud for 5-6 minutes.
Source: Kocher, George UFO’s: What to Do? Rand Corp. Document, 1968

Date:  April  1947


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