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‘1962 Sightings’

1962: January UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: January 8 1962 Location: Catamarca Argentina Time: night Summary: ). A truck driver and two other men observed two powerful lights lost sight of them, but later saw a craft on the ground 150 m to the side of the road. It took off at high speed when illuminated by the headlights. Farther away, two objects maneuvered above the road leading to La Bajada. As the police were driving to the scene, they saw one of the craft on the ground near Loma Brava. Source: Magonia 527 Date: Jan. 12, 1962  Location: Winnemucca AFB, Nevada BBU  Time: Summary:  Source: McDonald List  Date: Jan. 22, 1962  Location: Kirksville, Missouri BBU  Time: 12:45 p.m. local time Summary: One object appeared on a FPS-6A height finder radar at 72,000 feet in altitude at a range… Read More

1962: February UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: February 9 1962 Location: Aston Clinton Great Britain Time: 0330 Summary: Mr. Wildam, of Luton, noticed that his car was gradually losing speed as he approached a bright, oval thing hovering 10 m above the road. The object was surrounded by a glow, and left at high speed very suddenly. Source: Magonia 528 Date: February  11, 1962  Location: Parque del Este, Caracas, Venezuela Time: Summary: Formations of UFOs, about 16 objects in all, were observed by many people. Sr. Carlos Pineda, at nearby Humboldt Planetarium, witnessed one of the UFOs, described as “a body giving off a brilliant light. . . moving at great altitude as if towards the moon.” Source: NICAP UFO Evidence, X Date: February 12, 1962 Location: Milan, Italy Time:… Read More

1962: March UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  March 1, 1962  Location: Salem, New York    BBU 7823 Time: 10:35 p.m.  Summary: Mrs. L. Doxsey, 66, saw a gold-colored box, 12-14 inches x 3-4 ft fly straight and level across the horizon. Source: Berliner Date: March 26, 1962  Location: Ramstein AFB, Germany  BBU 7840 Time: 1:35 p.m. local.  Summary: USAF Capt. J. M. Lowery, from an unspecified aircraft, saw a thin, cylindrical object, 1/3 snout, 2/3 tail fins, fly at an estimated Mach 2.7 (1,800 mph). At first sight the object appeared like a small delta wing fighter. When it reached the 3 o’clock position the object appeared less like a delta wing shape and more like a sidewinder missile. As the object traveled from the 3 o’clock position to the 5 o’clock position the pilot had the… Read More

1962: April UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: April, 1962: UFO photo taken by Air Force Captain Date: April 2, 1962  Location: Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada BBU  Time: 1:30 a.m. local time Summary:  One object was picked up on ground radar at approx. 47,000 feet on an easterly course at about 72 knots. This was observed by 10 witnesses on the ground radar. Two F-102 aircraft were scrambled and picked up the object on their radars and lock-on was obtained for three separate passes. Pilots stated that their overtake speeds indicated that the target was nearly stationary. Estimated winds at 40,000 to 47,000 feet were 240/90. Radar located at 641st AC&W Squadron, Melville Air Station, Labrador. Radars used were an FPS-20, FPS-6B, and an Airborne Fire Control Radar MG10. Length of observation was 1 hour and 54 minutes. Source: McDonald List  Date: April 3-4, 1962  Location: Wurtland, Kentucky    … Read More

1962: May UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: May 1962  Location: Argentina Time: Summary: At least twelve UFOs sighted in May. Official reports and newspaper chronology given NICAP by Argentine Embassy include four sightings by Argentine Navy pilots, two reported landing cases. Source: NICAP UFO Evidence, See Section XII; Argentine Chronology. Date: May 1962 Location: Jujuy Argentina Time: 0400 Summary: Approximate date. Four people whose car had run out of gas, were waiting in a drizzling rain when a bright light, first thought to be from a car, approached them. It turned out to be a low flying object that landed. It was round with a blinking light, and stayed there about one hour before taking off at high speed Source: Magonia 532 Date: May 12 1962 Location: Pampa Province… Read More

1962: June UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  June 7, 1962  Location: Hallett Station, Antarctica BBU  Time: Summary:Source: McDonald List  Date:  June 1962 Location: Time:   Summary: Source:   Date: June 16 1962 Location: Prince of Wales Island Australia Time: Summary:  Four persons from Thursday Island, among them E. Thorpe, were climbing a hill when they observed a silvery object on a nearby hillside, less than 2 km away. It could not be located again when they reached the other side of the hill. Source: Magonia 536 Date: June 21, 1962  Location: Indianapolis, Indiana         BBU 7957 Time: 4 a.m.  Summary: Lt. Col. H. King and tail gunner M/Sgt. Roberts, aboard a B-52 heavy jet bomber, saw 3 bright, star-like lights, first one then 10 secs later 2 more. Source: Berliner… Read More

1962: July UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: June 30-July 1, 1962 [?] Location: Richmond, Virginia      BBU 7968 Time: 9 a.m.  Summary: 13 year old Meadors [?] saw a red, circular object with some white observed 10 minutes. Went from 20 degree elevation, 169 degrees azimuth to 13-1/2 degree elevation, 132 degrees azimuth. Unidentified. Source: Air Force Project Blue Book 1962 Summary  Date: July 7, 1962  Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico BB Time: 9:05 p.m. MST. Summary:  A civilian observed a mushroom shaped object rising in the south and moving north. When the object reached apoint overhead it turned NE. At this point the object flashed and seven objects in an arrowhead formation emanated from the main object. These seven objects traveled east while the main object traveled to the NE. The first object had the apparent size… Read More

1962: August UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: August, 1962: UFO with three beings hovers over boat dock at Minnesota cabin (Lake Movil) Date: August 2, 1962 Location: Camba Punat Airport Argentina Time: Summary: Luis Harvey, airport manager, and his staff thought that an unannounced aircraft was about to land, as they saw a luminous object circling at high speed. It came down to hover about 1 m above the runway for some four min. It was spherical, spinning, and emitted flashes of blue, green and orange. When approached, it took off at very high speed. Source: Magonia 540 Date: Aug. 2, 1962  Location: Liberal, Kansas Time: Summary: Series of brightly lighted colored objects seen by airline pilot, airport personnel, and passengers at airport. Source: NICAP UFO Evidence, V Date: Aug. 7,… Read More

1962: September UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: September 1962 Location: Orland California Time: 2145 Summary: A. T. Gray, a dairy rancher, thought some lights in a field were those of a car. When coming nearer, he realized the object was oblong with blunt edges and hovered about 7 m above the ground, making no noise. When Gray was 50 m away, the object came toward him, rose, and took off toward the southwest. Source: Magonia 544 Date: September 5 1962 Location: Mount Manfre Italy Time: night Summary: Second observation by Mr. Siragusa, who saw two figures over 2.10 m tall. The light from their belts prevented him from seeing them in detail. A large, spinning object, 25 m wide, top-shaped, hovered nearby. “From the under part,… Read More

1962: October UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Oct. 3, 1962  Location: Chicago, IL Time: Summary: City of Chicago official watched circular UFO with dome move across lower half of moon Source: NICAP UFO Evidence, VII  Date: Oct. 18-29 1962 Location:  During the Cuban Missile Crisis; Palermo AFB, NY Time: Summary: A “hot bird” (an F-106) was scrambled when radar tracked an unknown on the East Coast. Source: Fran Ridge Date: Oct. 23, 1962  Location: Farmington, Utah    BBU 8182 Time: 3 p.m. Summary:  R. O. Christensen saw a grey and silver ball, trailing what looked like twine with two knots in it, swerve, and climb away at a 45° angle, making a sound like a flock of ducks (rushing air). (“Duck Hunter Case”) Source:  Berliner  Date: October 24 1962 Location: Horsetooth Reservoir Colorado Time: Summary:  Undocumented claim… Read More

1962: November UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: November 1962 Location: Var France Time: evening Summary:  A garage owner was driving through a rainstorm when he suddenly saw a group of figures 80 m away. He slowed down as they went away jerkily, and observed that they were bizarre, birdlike creatures. As they rushed toward the car, he drove past them in terror and saw them going back toward a luminous, blue object hovering in a field. They entered it as if “sucked into it,” and a dull sound was heard before the object flew off. Source: Magonia 551 Date: Nov. 10, 1962  Location: North Star Bay, Greenland Time: 2:15 a.m. local time Summary: A fast moving target was observed on ground radar on a magnetic bearing 280 inbound. A CIRVIS REPORT was… Read More

1962: December UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: December 9 1962 Location: Bologna Italy Time: 2200 Summary:  Antonio Candau saw a circular object land in Cadivilla, 9 m away from him. It was about 5.5 m m diameter, and two men emerged from it, approaching within 2 m, and spoke incomprehensible words. They wore yellow coveralls and a wide belt. Noting that the witness was afraid, one of them made a reassuring gesture with his hand, and the craft departed with a strange sound. Source: Magonia 552 Date:  December  1962 Location:   Time:   Summary:   Source:   Date: December 11 1962 Location: Chumbicha Argentina Time: dawn Summary: G. L. Colodrero and the director of the Cordoba Historical Museum were driving from Catamarca to Cordoba when,… Read More

1962: Unknown Date UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:1962 Location: Sheffield, England Time: Summary: UFOs taken by Alex Birch Source: Date:  1962 Location: Time:   Summary: Source:   Related articles Maine’s Underground Bases UFO Hunter Claims He Discovered Artificial Structures in Huge Cities On Venus UFO Agency In Argentina Shuts Down Mysterious UFO Flies Low Above Pennsylvanian Houses and Emits Orange Light In Several Homes 1973: April UFO & Alien Sighting 1972: March UFO & Alien Sightings 2016: January UFO & Alien Sightings