Think About It

Helping People "Think" is our passion.

1948: August UFO & Alien Sightings

Home » Sightings by Date » 1900 - 1949 Sightings » 1940 - 1944 Sightings » 1948 Sightings » 1948: August UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: August , 1948 
Location: Burlington, Wisconsin
Time:
Summary: One object was observed by one witness (Amoreaux, M).
Source: Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2


Date: August , 1948 
Location: Longview, Texas
Time:
Summary: An object was observed at close range by a female witness (Gregg, D).
Source:  Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2


Date: August , 1948 
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Time: 06:00
Summary: 12m long ovoid object lands near highway. Had 1m windows. Glowed and sparkled. Took off to the southeast toward Chicago. Was observed by two experienced male witnesses on a highway for over three minutes. Truck Drivers incident.
Source: Hatch, Larry 


Date: August , 1948 
Location:  Martigues, Provence-Alpes-Cote-d’Azur, France
Time:
Summary: Luminous cigar-shaped UFO with flashing lights along the sides. Stopped in flight, then shot rapidly to the southeast fast. Police investigation. Observed by numerous witnesses for five minutes.
Source:  Hatch, Larry 


Date: August , 1948 
Location: 
Time:
Summary:
Source:


Date: Aug. 1, 1948;
Location: South China Sea from Hong Kong to Saigon, Vietnam 
Time: Morning
Summary: Everyone on a Air France airliner flying over South China Sea saw a huge metallic cigar-shaped object flying south, and then make a 90-degree turn into the clouds. Later that day at Clark Field in the Philippines American military observers also sighted a wingless cigar-shaped object with a row of lights.
Source: Jacques Vallee, Anatomy of a Phenomenon, p. 54; Donald E. Keyhoe, Flying Saucers are Real, p. 72


Date: August 1, 1948 
Location:  Clark AFB, Philippines
Time: Daytime
Summary: A cigar-shaped object with row of lights was observed. One cigar-shaped object was observed by military witnesses at an airfield for five minutes.
Source: Michel, Aime The Truth About Flying Saucers Pyramid T1647, New York, 1967


Date: August 2, 1948  
Location:  Liberty, Indiana
Time:
Summary: Reported encounter with monstrous beings. A mysterious cattle mutilation was reported. Cattle mutilation.
Source: Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2


Date: Aug. 2, 1948   BBU
Location: Columbus, Ohio 
Time:
Summary:
Source: McDonald list; FUFOR Index


Date: August 3, 1948  
Location: Portland, Oregon
Time:
Summary: One object was observed by a male witness (Jensen).
Source: Doubt Magazine


Date: Aug. 3, 1948    BBU
Location: Moscow, USSR
Time: 8 a.m.
Summary: At 8 a.m. a long metallic cylinder with no wings flew at a very high altitude and was seen in the skies 25 kilometers northwest of Moscow in Russia. It moved silently and very fast towards the northeast. 
Source: Project Blue Book, August 1948; Larry Hatch, U computer database, case 1338, citing Loren E. Gross, UFOs: A History. 1948, p. 48


Date: Aug. 4, 1948   BBU
Location: North Powder, Oregon
Time:
Summary:
Source:


Date: Early August, 1948  
Location: Between Hong Kong and Saigon,Pacific Ocean
Time: Morning
Summary: Everyone on airliner saw huge, metallic cigar shaped object to the south, make 90 degree turn into clouds. One metallic cigar-shaped object, of huge size, was observed in cloudy weather by a male witness on the ocean for 30 seconds (Simon).
Source: Michel, Aime The Truth About Flying Saucers Pyramid T1647, New York, 1967


Date: August , 1948  
Location: N
Time:
Summary:
Source:


Date: August 11 or 17, 1948   BBU
Location: Hamel Minnesota
Time: 12:00 – 12:15
Summary: 2 Leuer boys playing outside saw a round, dull gray or silver object 2 ft diameter, 1 ft thick, like inverted plates approach from the NW drop down between the boys from a height of 12 ft and land 8 ft away from one of the boys like a balloon with a metallic clinking sound and a train whistle noise. It spun once, shot up 20 ft, made the whistle noise again, hovered, shot up to a height of 30 ft maneuvering to avoid phone lines and trees, flew away to the NE. CIC Special Agent Capt. Charles L. Victor, 113th CIC Det., found an area 2 ft in diameter where the ground showed signs of extreme pressure. Occupants of the craft were seen. Traces found.
Source: Magonia 66


Date: August 12, 1948  
Location: Barkarby Airfield, Sweden
Time: Around 1000
Summary: One object, about 40 feet across, was observed by one witness at an airfield (Wrangel).
Source: Rehn, Karl Gosta 


Date: August 15, 1948  
Location: Deer Lodge, Montana
Time: Daytime
Summary: One object was observed by three male witnesses (Thompson).
Source: Arnold, Kenneth Coming of the Saucers Authors, Amherst, 1952


Date: Aug. 15, 1948
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Time: Early afternoon. 13:00?
Summary: Many people witnessed four silver disc-shaped objects that flew fast from east to west, then flipped in sequence. Three of the objects were seen again later.  Four silver discs were observed by a male witness in a city for 11 minutes (Andrus, W).
Source: George Eberhart, A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies, p. 208,  citing MUFON; Larry Hatch, U computer database, case # 1341, citing Ronald D. Story, Encyclopedia of UFOs, p. 17


Date: August 15, 1948  
Location:  Muhlviertel, Austria
Time: Night
Summary: Flying discs were observed. Several discs were observed by numerous witnesses at a mountain for over one minute. Several discs rapidly to the south at very high speed, turn back rapidly to the north.
Source: Hatch, Larry


Date: August 18, 1948  
Location:  Racine, Wisconsin
Time:   03:15
Summary: One yellow-green round object was observed by one male witness in a residential area for six seconds (Tiede). southwest rapidly to the south, after about 5 seconds it disappeared between large group of cumulus clouds.
Source: Sullivan, Edward CSI/LA investigation files


Date: August 18 1948: Near Lazarevskoe, Sochi, Russia


Date: August 22, 1948  
Location: Deer Lodge, Montana
Time: 13:00
Summary: One object was observed by three male witnesses for two minutes (Mohan).
Source: Arnold, Kenneth Coming of the Saucers Authors, Amherst, 1952


Date: August 25, 1948  
Location: Hayden Lake, Idaho
Time: 16:00
Summary: Two objects were observed by one witness for 42 seconds (Roberts).
Source: NICAP 


Date: Aug. 29, 1948   BBU
Location: Maplewood, Ohio
Time: 5:03 a.m. 
Summary: Farmer Niswenger saw a large silvery sphere rise from a wooded area and hover above his farm, dropping a silvery substance that disintegrated before touching the ground. 
Source: Vallée Magonia 67; FUFOR Index


Date: August 31, 1948  
Location:  Mint Canyon, California
Time: 00:20
Summary: At 12:20 a.m. a large unknown object was sighted flying at 50,000 feet altitude over Mint Canyon, California . It trailed a column of flames. It was also reportedly seen at Muroc Field, now Edwards AFB. 
Source: Hatch, Larry 


Date: August 1948
Location:  
Time:  
Summary:  
Source:  

Tags:

POST A COMMENT

You must be logged in to post a comment.