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‘Alabama Sightings’

1948: The Chiles-Whitted Case

THINK ABOUTIT UFO SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 24, 1948    BBU Location: Montgomery, Alabama, United States Hynek Classification: DD Duration: Shape of Object(s): Disc Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Dr. James E. McDonald, U.S. House Hearings, 1968 Source Summary: Another one of the famous airline sightings of earlier years is the Chiles-Whitted Eastern Airlines case. An Eastern DC-3, en route from Houston to Atlanta, was flying at an altitude of about 5,000 ft.. near Montgomery. …The object was some kind of vehicle. They saw no wings or empennage, but both were struck by a pair of rows of windows or some apparent openings from which there came a bright glow “like burning magnesium.” Full Report Artist depiction of incident.… Read More

1973: The Alabama Tinfoil Alien

THINK ABOUTIT LANDING REPORT Date: October 17, 1973 Sighting Time: about 10:00 P.M. Day/Night: Night Location: Falkville, Alabama Urban or Rural: -rural No. of Entity(‘s): 1 Entity Type: alien-like creature Entity Description: “It looked like his head and neck were kind of made together… he was real bright, something like rubbing mercury on nickel, but just as smooth as glass-different angles give different lighting. I don’t believe it was aluminum foil.” The tinfoil alien’s movements were very “mechanical” like. An antenna was attached to his head. Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Webb in… Read More

1983: Encounter in Alabama

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: February 3, 1983 Sighting Time: 12:19 A.M. Day/Night: Night Location: Mobile, Alabama Urban or Rural: Urban Hynek Classification: CE-I (Close Encounter I) Observation of an object in close proximity to the witness (i.e. within 500’) Duration: 5 minutes No. of Object(s): Single Size of Object(s): 70 to 80 feet high and 210 feet wide Distance to Object(s): l/2 mile west Shape of Object(s): Huge Object Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: APRO Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 2 (May 1984) Summary: Huge object witnessed by Pat Norris of Mobile, Alabama. “As the craft appeared Mrs. Norris’ attention was drawn to a top deck with a long window which she estimates 53 feet and through… Read More

1996: Capsule-Shaped Object Photographed in Valley, Alabama

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: September 16, 1996 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Valley, Alabama 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): Capsule Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: Summary: “A local radio station and newspaper received six different photos from an anonymous source that show a capsule-shape UFO hovering over a farm pasture. In a letter accompanying the photos, the source claims to have taken the remarkable UFO photographs on the 16th of September, 1996, in Valley, Alabama, USA.” Full Report A local radio station and newspaper received six different photos from an anonymous source that show a capsule-shape UFO hovering over a farm… Read More

2005: Long Craft Spotted Over North West Alabama

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August 8, 2005 Sighting Time: 9:25 PM Day/Night: Night Location: Florence, Alabama Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: ND Duration: 2 minutes No. of Object(s):  Single Size of Object(s): 200′ – 300′ Distance to Object(s): overhead (approx 1200′) Shape of Object(s): Long Triangular Rectangle shape Color of Object(s): Red with Soft white glow Number of Witnesses: 5 Source: UFOEvidence.org Summary: “We then thought it was a blimp, until it was just north of us and noticed it’s size. Although we couldn’t see an exact outline we knew it was very long as we watched the stars disappear from the sky as it passed between the lights. The craft we estimate to be as long… Read More

2005: Rural Alabama Ex-coal mine Sighting

Date: June 2 2005 Sighting Time: 05:20 PM Day/Night: Daytime Location: Mount Olive Alabama Urban or Rural: -Rural area that was at one time striped mined for coal. Hynek Classification: DD (Daylight Disc) Metallic or whitish object seen in the day Duration: 1/2 hour  No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: 5 miles away at first until my aproach in a strait line,about 500′ a.g.l.(above ground level.) Size of Object(s): 1000 feet long at least. Distance to Object(s): 5 miles away at first until my aproach in a strait line,about 500′ a.g.l.(above ground level.) Shape of Object(s): this object was about 1000 feet in size or maybe more. Dark silver in color with a dark band hovering about 500′ (agl)above ground level. After observing this (ufo) for about 1/2… Read More

2011: Alabama ‘sub-car sized’ sphere hovered and moved away

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: September 20, 2011 Sighting Time: 12:30 AM. Day/Night: Night Location: Wetumpka, Alabama Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: No. of Object(s):  Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): sub-car sized Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: Full Report Roger Marsh UFO Examiner September 20, 2011 A Wetumpka, AL, witness reports a series of UFO encounters over the past few years including a recent sighting of a “sub-car-sized” sphere that moved close, hovered, lit up the ground, and moved away, according to September 20, 2011, testimony from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database. “It is orange in color and lit up… Read More

1970: Decatur, Alabama Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:  October 6, 1970 Sighting Time:  8:15 p.m Day/Night:  Night Location:  Decatur, Alabama Urban or Rural: –  No. of Entity(‘s):   Entity Type:   Entity Description:   Hynek Classification:  CE-II (Close Encounter II) Observation of an object in close proximity to the witness, where physical traces (impression, burn, medical effect, etc.) are left or (electrical effect, heat) are felt Duration:   20 to 30 minutes No. of Object(s):  2 Height & Speed:   Size of Object(s):  between 50 and 75 feet in diameter Distance to Object(s):  400 feet  Shape of Object(s):  Disc Color/Description of Object(s):    The underside of the object had a domelike protrusion which Billings said looked like translucent glass and light seemed to… Read More