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‘1976 Sightings’

1976: January UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: early January 1976 Location:  Between Pelkosenniemi and Kemijarvi, Finland Time: 1500 Summary: A traveling salesman was driving his car on the Saukkoaava Road towards Vuostimo when he was near the outskirts of Kemijarvi close to the Niskala farm he spotted a large disc-shaped bright object descend gently towards the ground, flying over his car. As this happened his vehicle engine ceased to run and he had no choice but to stop the car. The bright object landed on the road some 100 meters away. The witness estimated the object to be about four 4 meters in diameter and one and a half in height. It was shining brightly. A few minutes’ later two small humanoids appeared besides the object. In the darkness… Read More

1976: February UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: February 1976: Landing of UFO witnessed in Kettering, Tasmania Date:   February  1976 Location:  Woodlawn, OH Time:   Summary:  Humanoid report. Source:  SR,89 Date: February 1976 Location:  Wiseman’s Ferry, NSW, Australia Time: 0300A Summary: A car with six men had stopped by the roadside when they reported seeing a humanoid figure emerge from the bush. It was described as having white/gray skin, very thin, no hair and movements like those of an insect. It had large red eyes. The body appeared to glow. It came running at the six men, who got in the car and left at high speed. Source:Australasian Ufologist Vol. 9 # 1 2005 Date:   February  1976 Location:  Between Athens & Thessaloniki Greece Time:  1420 Summary:  H K, then a… Read More

1976: March UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: March 1976 Location: Ridgefield, Connecticut Time: 0200A Summary: The witness and his now ex-wife were sleeping in their apartment at the Casagmo Apartment complex with the large sliding window partly open. A loud buzzing sound woke the witness. He covered his head with a pillow but soon realized that the buzzing seemed to be coming from inside his head. He went to the window and saw what he thought were 3 electrical company employees at the far side of the parking lot (about 100 feet from the witness). He thought they were electrical linesmen because they had their backs to him and appeared to be wearing very shiny hard hats that looked like chrome. Each was dressed oddly, appearing to be wearing… Read More

1976: April UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   April 1976 Location:  San Martin, Andes Orientales, Peru Time:  unknown Summary:  In an isolated area Peruvian explorer Carlos Torrealba reported being lost in the jungle and coming in contact with a community of “giants from the stone age.” He reported that the men had tanned olive skin, large feet, naked and walked hunched over. Their height was about 1.9 meters to 2 meters tall; their hair was reddish and some work animal skins as covering. There is no other information (that I could find) in reference to this enigmatic find. Source:   Diaro Las Americas 1976, Also Los Enigmas.com Date:   April 1976 Location:  Handsworth Sheffield England Time:  0100A Summary:  The witness, a seven-year old boy woke… Read More

1976: May UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   May  1976 Location:  Suscon, Pennsylvania Time:  daytime Summary:  A family driving around a lake during the day when they saw four hairy erect walking figures varying from 8’ to 10’ tall. The creatures had long arms, large heads, no necks, and thick black hair. They waddled from side to side as if they were stiff legged. No other information. Source:  Paul Johnson/Stan Gordon Date:   May  1976 Location:  Poissy Yvelines France Time:  afternoon Summary:  Four children from the Sablons School, out with their class near a pond, observe at some distance a figure approximately 6-foot tall. He was covered with gray black hair, had a small, round head, wrinkled and violet colored, and he held his arms… Read More

1976: June UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: Lincoln County Tennessee Location: June 1976 Time: unknown Summary: A deputy sheriff sighted two large hairy biped type creatures by a wooded area as a large domed disc shaped craft hovered overhead. Indicating an explicit connection. Source:Don Worley, UFO Annual, Tri-County Study Group Date:  June 1976 Location:  Ipoh Malaysia Time: night Summary: Factory workers reportedly saw a ten-foot tall headless humanoid in a wooded area. This entity was apparently interpreted as being a ghost. Source: Janet & Colin Bord, Unexplained Mysteries Of the 20th Century Date:   June   1976 Location:   Time:   Summary:   Source:   Time: June 3, 1976; Troy, MI  9:55 p.m. Two people saw a disc-shaped object the color of silver or chrome moving nearby in the sky. They followed it in their car… Read More

1976: July UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:   July   1976 Location:  Oakenholt Clwyd Wales Time:   mid-afternoon Summary:  A young boy was walking down a quiet deserted lane when he saw a glint of silver at a nearby field; he then went to take a closer look. On the field rested a silvery oblong shaped object on four tall metallic legs. It had a large round dome on top apparently made out of dozens of tiny square windows. There appeared to be some black writing on a silver rim. Six or five wires came out of the object and seemed to stick into the ground. Then six men walked around the object clumsily and somehow appeared to be in an angry mood. (?) They… Read More

1976: August UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: August 1976 Location: Petaluma, California Time: Summary: Witness states: “I was shooting Ektachrome film on a warm summer evening north of Petaluma, CA, in August 1976. I shot several exposures in a 5 minute period when I was able to capture this shot. Everything is silhouetted as the sun had already gone done but this was easily seen. There are four blue dots on the flat side of the object and the edge would tend to show it was moving very quickly.” A copy was sent in the early 1980s to Walt Andrus who was with MUFON then. Having this on film and going through some strange events made me a believer. Source: ‘Zirp Twirp’ Date:  August  1976… Read More

1976: September UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: September 1976 Location:  Childs Arizona Time:  unknown Summary:  Two witnesses watched a huge cigar shaped object with gleaming lights inside descend slowly over the river. A hatch opened and a small disc shaped object emerged and landed by the river. Several figures were seen to emerge from the object and began to collect rocks and other items from the river. They moved like androids or robots.  Source:   National Enquirer UFO Report Date: September 1976 Location:  Tyuntyugur Region, near Kustanai, Kazakhstan Time:  unknown Summary:  Reliable witnesses, including an x-KGB and a Soviet Air Force man confirmed the crash of an 11-13 in diameter disc-shaped craft. The craft was apparently damaged from inside with the outer hull almost intact… Read More

1976: October UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: October 1976 Location: Near Springfield Missouri Time: unknown Summary: The witness remembers being abducted along with his wife and year old daughter by several tall humanoids with large domed heads and huge black oval shaped eyes. The beings apparently were able to control the witness thoughts and seemed to extract all information from his mind. Source: Linda Moulton Howe Glimpses of Other Realities Vol. I Date:  October, 1976: Silvery, UFOs seen over Ramapo mountain range Date: October  1976 Location:  Buenos Aires, Argentina Time:  0830A Summary:  Following an inexplicable urge the witness was taking a walk outside (something he rarely did in the morning) and was on Billinghurst street between Cangallo and Diaz Velez when he noticed a woman walking… Read More

1976: November UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: November 1976 Location: Taunton Somerset England Time: unknown Summary: A human like entity of normal stature and wearing a white uniform was seen. No other information Source: Date: November 1976 Location:  Llandyrnog Moors, Wales Time:  0200A Summary:  A couple traveling on a road near Aberystwyth spotted two tall human like silhouettes standing on the side of the road. The men were wearing white jumpsuits and large dark boots. The couple stared at the strange pair for a few minutes and then continued on their journey. Source:  NUFON # 157, Denys Breysse Project Becassine Date: November 1976: Rota, Spain Date: November 1976 Location:  Houston Texas Time:  0330A Summary:  Night security guard on rooftop of building was rendered defenseless by several humanoids.… Read More

1976: December UFO & Alien Sightings

Date:  December 1976 Location:  Ossining New York Time:  unknown Summary:  Psychic Greta Woodrew claimed she was contacted by aliens, and told that they are waiting to help Earth cope with future catastrophes. She said she met beings from a planet called Ogatta, many light years away, during experiments at the laboratories of parapsychologist Dr. Andrijah Puharich. Mrs. Woodrew was placed into a deep hypnotic trance. She claimed she found herself in a long shadowy tunnel being guarded by a man-like creature called Hshames and two bird-like entities. Hshames stood just over five feet tall, and his skin was covered with minute feathers. He had large gold-flecked, luminous, lashless eyes, and his upper lip resembled a beak. They conversed by… Read More

1976 Unknown Date UFO & Alien Sightings

Date: 1976   Location:   Valdres in Norway Time:    Summary:    Source:    Date: 1976 Location: Amazon Area, Brazil Time: Summary: Source: Date: 1976 Location: Near Elliott Northern Territory Australia Time: Summary: A large bright object landed near the elderly witness and several beings (undescribed) emerged and took him aboard the craft. He was asked several questions concerning life on earth. He was then returned unharmed to the same spot where he had been picked up. Source: Keith Basterfield, Vladimir Godic & Pony Godic Date: 1976   Location:   El Pedroso, Sevilla, Spain Time:   0100A Summary:   Four friends, three local police officers and a professor had gone out on a hunting trip and as they drove near the town in the vicinity… Read More