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‘1947 Sightings’

1947: January UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: January 1947 Location: Boston, Massachusetts  Time:  Summary: An object was observed at close range by a male witness (Massinger). Source: UFOs Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980  ISBN:0-313-21337-2 Date: January 1947 Location: England        BBU Time: Midnight Summary: “Ghost Plane X362” makes its first appearance. RAF radar picked up track of something flying at 30,000 feet. It zoomed over the East Anglia coast at speed of 400 miles an hour heading west. The target was logged in as track “X362,” “X” being the RAF symbol for “unidentified”. This incident became quite mysterious when the object made repeat appearances of the same nature, Source: UFOs A History 1947 SN Jan-Jun 6 Date: January 7 1947 Location: Rural New Mexico Time: unknown Summary:… Read More

1947: February UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: February 3, 1947 Location:  Frankfurt, Germany Time: 12:00 Summary: Unusual objects were sighted, that had unconventional appearance and aerobatic performance. Three objects were observed by three female military witnesses for 30 minutes (Slack). Source: Aldrich, Jan L. Project 1947: A Preliminary Report on the 1947 UFO Sighting Wave UFO Research Coalition, Washington, 1997 Date: February 28, 1947 Location:   Lake Mead, Nevada Time: Summary:  Flying discs were observed. Several formations of objects were observed at a military facility. Source:  Dolan, Richard M. UFO’s and the National Security State: An Unclassified History Volume One: 1941-1973 Keyhole Publishing Company, Rochester, 2000 Date: February 28 1947 Location: 6 miles south of Lima, Peru Time: Time not given. Summary: While driving C.A.V. saw a sand-colored & very shiny disc-shaped object hovering… Read More

1947: March UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: March 1947 Location:  Los Angeles, California Time: Summary:  A daylight disc was observed by a female witness (Schwarzkopf). Source: M Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2 Date: March 1947 Location: Alamosa, Colorado  Time:  21:00 Summary:  An unidentified object was sighted, that had an unusual appearance or performance. One object was observed in clear weather by two male witnesses, typical age 16, for 12 seconds (Fingado). Source: CUFOS Date: March 9, 1947 Location: Lincolnshire, UK Time: Around 10:00  Summary:  A hovering object was observed. One object was observed by 150 witnesses (Ackermann). Source: UFO Nachrichten (Veit) Date: Mid March 1947 Location: Buffalo, New York Time: Daytime   Summary:  Two objects were observed by three witnesses briefly. Source: Newspaper  Date:… Read More

1947: April UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: April 1947 Location: Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada Time: 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… Read More

1947: May UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: May  1947 Location:  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Time: Summary:   A daytime disc was reported. Source: Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2 Date: May  1947 Location: Reseda, California Time: Summary: A daylight disc was observed by a male witness (Grant). Source: Eberhart, George M. A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies Greenwood Press, Westport, 1980 ISBN:0-313-21337-2 Date: May  1947 Location: Antelope, Saskatchewan, Canada Time:  05:30 Summary:   A cigar-shaped object was observed. One blue cigar-shaped object, about 300 feet across, was observed by one experienced male witness on a railroad for over one minute (Staysko). Source:  Aldrich, Jan L. Project 1947: A Preliminary Report on the 1947 UFO Sighting Wave UFO Research Coalition, Washington, 1997 Date: May  1947 Location: Pacific… Read More

1947: June UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Summer (June) 1947 Location: 20 miles south of Malta, Mediterranean Sea Time: Summary: Anglers were raising their nets with a catch of fish when they saw an object floating on the water’s surface that looked like a black submarine. The men were frightened at the object’s appearance, saying that it looked like a monster. They quickly started the boat’s engine. Suddenly a bright light from the “submarine” lit up the whole area and “little men” began running over the deck of the object. The men could make out that the little men carried some sort of apparatus around their waists. They were about the size of a 10-year old boy. After a few minutes the little men entered… Read More

1947: July UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: July 1947 Location: Zacatecas State, Mexico Time: unknown Summary: In the desert, a Mexican rancher came upon a landed metallic rocket-shaped object on some scrubland. Inside a cabin or cockpit, he was able to see two short man-like Dwarfin (Dwarfs) wearing silvery coveralls. He apparently left the area and did not see the object depart. Source: Date: early July 1947 Location: Near Nashville Tennessee Time: unknown Summary: A man wrote the Nashville Tennesseean that as he was driving along a highway, a flying saucer landed on a flying field, and two strange little men, “all heads and arms and legs, and glowing like fireflies,” emerged from it and exchanged greetings with him by sign language. The saucer finally took off… Read More

1947: August UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Sometime in August, 1947 Location: Danforth, IL Time: Summary: Labeled a hoax by Col. McCoy, this object found on Illinois farm was neither a crashed disc nor a portion of a Mogul balloon. Source: Date: 1947: Saranac Lake New York Date: 1947: Metal Found in ‘Disc’ Probe Reported On Plane – Article Date: Aug. 4,  1947 Location: NW of Bethel, Alaska       BBU Time: Sunset Summary: Pilot Capt. Jack Peck and copilot Vince Daly flying a DC-3 saw a smooth surfaced black object larger than a DC-3 with no visible means of propulsion cross their flight path at 500-1,000 ft height. They averted collision, then turned in pursuit at 170 mph but the object flew out of sight [to… Read More

1947: September UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Autumn 1947 Location: Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina Time: unknown Summary: A local Indian named Chuima reported seeing several oval shaped objects along with an object in the shape of a train hovering above and near a local lagoon. There was an uncanny silence in the air. He could see several short child-like figures walking near the object seemingly in the air. The entities seemed to be picking up round black “rocks” and passing them among each other. Source: Proyecto CATENT, Argentina Date: September 1947 Location: West Yaroslavl Province, Russia Time: evening Summary: 3 or 4 local peasant women were returning to their village from the lake with sacks of cranberries when suddenly they noticed a fire in the… Read More

1947: October UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: October 1947 Location: Paradise Valley, Arizona Time: unknown Summary: Another alleged crash retrieval took place in Paradise Valley. Selman E Graves, a former businessman and pilot, witnesses part of the recovery along with two friends during a hunting trip. Graves reported: “There were some mine shafts—what you might call an outcropping—and a small hill, and we went up there and the three of us could look back and see everything that was taking place.” There was a large aluminum colored dome shaped object, which was roughly the size of a house—it was measured to have been 36 feet in diameter. They could see pitched buildings—tents—and men moving about. Supposedly there were a couple of small humanoids—about 4 and… Read More

1947: November UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: November 1947 Location: Vancouver Island, Washington Time: unknown Summary: Angler George W Saggers encountered a strange serpent-like animal in Ucluelet Harbor, at a distance of 150 ft. Its head and neck were four feet above the water; it had “two jet black eyes about three inches across and protruding from the head…it appeared to have some sort of mane.” The color of the mane was dark brown and it appeared to have whiskers or hair on its face. Source: Jerome Clark, Unexplained! Date: November 1947 Location: La Tortiñosa, Caceres, Spain Time: late afternoon Summary: Farmer Teodosio Gomez reportedly encountered in a field a giant humanoid wearing dark clothing that moved and then stopped at the same time that… Read More

1947: December UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: December 8, 1947 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Time: Summary: Moving reddish UFO emitted flash of light, shot upwards out of sight. Source: Date: Dec. 30, 1947 Location: 1 mile W of Pilot Hill, Calif.     BBU Time: 7:25 p.m. (PST). Summary: Crew of McClellan Field C-47 saw a high speed low altitude object trailing red, green and other colored flames headed E over hills. At 7:58 the crew found a growing ground fire about 7 miles E of Pilot Hill, at 38°50′ N, 120°53′ W, another C-47 crew sent to investigate found a triangular fire area with 2 points emitting bright blue-green flames, going out at 9:55 p.m. Source: FOIA Date: Dec. 30, 1947 Location: Sawtooth Nat. Forest,… Read More

1947: Unknown Date UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: 1947 Location: Island of Muck Highland Region Scotland Time: unknown Summary: 80-year old Alexander Gunn, an angler saw a mermaid like creature right off the coast of the island. The being was a female humanoid in appearance, and sat on a floating wooden box and appeared to be coming her long blond hair. She plunged into the sea when she noticed the witness looking at her. No other information. Source:Janet & Colin Bord, Modern Mysteries of Britain Date: 1947 Location: Valle De Santiago Mexico Time: morning Summary: A young farmer was out plowing his field when he was suddenly confronted by a very tall gaunt looking individual, that resembled an albino and with distorted features. The stranger told… Read More