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‘South Africa Sightings’

1956: The Drakensberg Photos

THINK ABOUTIT CE3 REPORT Date: July 17, 1956 Sighting Time: 4 p.m. Day/Night: Daytime Location: Rosetta/Natal, South Africa Urban or Rural: Rural No. of Entity(‘s): 1 Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: tall, white-haired spaceship-pilot. Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): disc Color of Object(s): metallic Number of Witnesses: 3 Source: Michael Hesemann Summary/Description: Dipl.-meteorologist Elizabeth Klarer caused an international controversy with her claim of a contact with Extraterrestrials. Her book “Beyond the Light Barrier”, written more in the style of a romantic novel, caused a rather sceptical response, since Klarer claimed she became pregnant after her encounter with… Read More

1963: Northcliff, South Africa

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1963  Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Northcliff, South Africa Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: DD Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: South Africa’s UFO Resource Summary/Description: The photo was taken in the Nothcliff area also called “Eagles Nest” near El Corro JHB, not far from the Cresta Shopping Center, Blackheath/Randburg, South Africa. The person was an estate agent in 1963 (now 80 yrs old) and took some photos of the houses she had for sale to be published in the news paper. It was a black and white small photo and she saw this mysterious “mark” on it… Read More

1965: South African constables observe’s object on highway

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: September 16, 1965 Sighting Time: after midnight Day/Night: Night Location: Pretoria, South Africa Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: ND Duration: seconds No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 30 feet in diameter Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): disc Color of Object(s): copper Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Associated Press, Johannesburg, S. Africa, Sept.17, 1965. Summary/Description: On the night of September 16 two Pretoria, S. Africa, constables came upon a disc-shaped object resting on the highway. The headlights of their police van illuminated the copper-colored object which appeared to be about 30 feet in diameter. On top of the UFO was a small dome. In seconds the UFO suddenly lifted off the road,… Read More

1985: Zimbabwe UFO

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1985 Sighting Time: Day/Night: sunset Location:  Zimbabwe Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: RV (Radar / Visual) Observation supplemented with radar. Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): round object topped with a cone Color of Object(s): shiny, reflecting the colors of the sunset. Number of Witnesses: dozens  Source: Summary/Description: Back in 1985, a round object topped with a cone was seen by dozens of people over the skies of Zimbabwe. With pilots, air traffic controllers, and civilians among the witnesses, that country turned to aeronautical experts for an explanation. Now, a year and a half later, Zimbabwe’s Air Commodore David Thorne sees no explanation in sight. “We have not… Read More

1994: Close Encounter at Ruwa, Zimbabwe

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: September 16, 1994 Sighting Time: 10:15 AM Day/Night: Day Location: Ruwa, Zimbabwe Urban or Rural: Urban Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: Small man (approx 1 meter in height) The little man was dressed in a tight-fitting black suit which was ‘shiny’ according to one observant girl (11 years of age). He had a long scrawny neck and huge eyes like rugby balls. He had a pale face with long black hair coming below his shoulders. Hynek Classification: CE3 Duration: No. of Object(s): 3 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): balls  Color of Object(s): silver  Number of Witnesses: School Source: Cynthia Hind in MUFON Journal # 320 Full Report On Friday 16th September, at approximately 10:15, 62 children… Read More

1995: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa UFO Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March, 31, 1995 Sighting Time: 2:00 am Day/Night: Nighttime Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa Urban or Rural: semi-city Hynek Classification: ND Duration: about 2 minutes No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): i guess relative size was about 5cm, i don’t know, but actual size, it was really very big. 500-700 m across i think. it was huge. Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): it was round, very, very big with in inner and outer rim of circles. the circles were light blue but didn’t hurt my eyes. the outer rim’s circles was almost twice the size of the inner rim. Color of Object(s): light blue Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Summary/Description: In march 1995… Read More

1995: UFO lands to repair hole in its hull

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March 30, 1995 Sighting Time: 8:30 a.m Day/Night: Day – Morning Location: Transvaal, South Africa Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: saw a black man shielding his face with his arm as though he wanted to ward off something Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: 3-4 minutes No. of Object(s):  1 Craft, 1 Humanoid Size of Object(s): 8-9 meters [24-36′] high Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): translucent and lustrous as though it had been fabricated from a type of stainless steel, red-violet-green-yellow glow emanated from somewhere and illuminated the hull. Number of Witnesses: Multiple Special Features/Characteristics: Landing, Vehicle Interference, Portholes/Windows, Physiological Effects, Physical Trace, Smell/Odor Source: Afrikaanse Sonntagszeitung Rapport (South Africa), Apr.… Read More

1997: South Africa UFO Encounter,

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: September 1997 Sighting Time: Day/Night: dusk  Location:  inland lake in South Africa Urban or Rural: -Rural Hynek Classification: ND Duration: five minutes No. of Object(s):   ten to fifteen disks Height & Speed: 1.8 km altitude – and a resulting “total tower height of approximately 5.2 km. – 10 km. These are of course estimates Size of Object(s):  estimated diameter of at least 1.7 km Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): disc Color of Object(s): Each disk was dimly glowing with a reddish evenly distributed light and its equatorial circumference contained several bright orange light sources, about six or seven of these visible on each disk. Number of Witnesses:  Multiple Source: Frank Valentyn Full Report This sighting took place in September 1997 while… Read More