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‘Alaska Sightings’

1930: Alien captured on film in Alaska

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1930 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Day Location: Alaska Urban or Rural: -Rural No. of Entity(‘s): 1 Entity Type: Entity Description: Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: Number of Witnesses: Single Source: UFOCasebook.com (B.J. Booth, editor) Original Source Letter from ‘witness’ Summary/Description: The picture was taken in the early 1930s by the sender’s grandfather, who lived in Alaska. The entitiy was first seen when the grandfather was on his way to a lake. He chased the entity until he got close enough to take this one picture. It was some four months before the photograph was developed, being in in a remote, sparsely populated area. The sender received the picture from his grandfather only… Read More

1936: Sighting in Eklutna

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: October 1936 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Evening Location: Eklutna, AK Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): bright light Number of Witnesses: Two Source: Summary/Description: Two men hitchhiking to Anchorage witness a very bright light approaching their location at high speed.  The object hovers above them, causing them to dive into a snowbank to escape. Related articles 1638 or 1639: Charlton, Massachusetts Sighting 2014: Albany, Oregon Sighting 1952: Laredo AFB, Texas BBU 2202 2014: La Puente ( San Gabriel Valley), California Sighting 1978: Octagon over Watford City, North Dakota 1969?: 1970?:… Read More

1950: A major Air Force encounter with a UFO in Alaska

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: January 22/23, 1950                  BBU Sighting Time: 2:40 a.m. Day/Night: night  Location: near the Bering Sea at Kodiak, Alaska Urban or Rural: -Rural Hynek Classification: RV (Radar / Visual) Observation supplemented with radar. Duration: No. of Object(s): Multiple Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source:  “Unidentified phenomena in the vicinity of Kodiak, Alaska,” FBI Memo, 10 February 1950; Fawcett & Greenwood, Clear Intent, p. 165-166; Randles, The UFO Conspiracy, p. 30-32. Ruppelt, Report on Unidentified Flying Objects, p. 19, 99-100 Full Report On the night of January 22/23, 1950, near the Bering Sea at Kodiak, Alaska, Navy patrol pilot Lt. Smith made a routine… Read More

1952: Bat Shaped Object seen over Shemya Island

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: January 1952 Sighting Time: Day/Night: afternoon Location: Shemya Island, Aleutians, Alaska Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-I (Close Encounter I) Observation of an object in close proximity to the witness (i.e. within 500’) Duration: few seconds No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 30 feet across Distance to Object(s): 300 feet Shape of Object(s): bat-shaped Color of Object(s): gray Number of Witnesses: 1 Special Features/Characteristics: USO Source: Martin Caidin “Hydrospace” quoting letter to Nicap April 4 1966 Summary/Description: While employed as a rigger on this remote island, Eldon L. White was wandering around looking for Blue Fox Burrows on his day off, when a whirring whining sound caused him to look up. About 300… Read More

1958: Object tracked on multiple radar flying at 5,000+ MPH

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: January, 1958 Sighting Time: 3 am 7 am Day/Night: Night Location: Fairbanks, Alaska, United Statess Urban or Rural: country Hynek Classification: RV (Radar / Visual) Observation supplemented with radar. Duration: 4-5 hours No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 15-50 miles Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 20+ Source: UFOEvidence.org Summary: I was on duty as a radar ATC operator and observed on my radar an object flying at 5,000mph+ and making impossible 90 degree turns. I coordinated and confirmed sighting with at least 3 other radar sites. Full Report I was a US Air Force GCA radar air traffic controller working a midnite shift with 2 other people. This… Read More

1966: Anchorage, Alaska Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1966 Sighting Time: 3 am Day/Night: Nighttime Location: Anchorage, Alaska Urban or Rural: neighborhood Hynek Classification: Duration: two minutes No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 12 to 15 feet across and approximately 4 feet thick Distance to Object(s): 50 to 60 feet Shape of Object(s): upside down saucer with a cylindrical ‘turret’ on the top Color of Object(s): metallic Number of Witnesses: two Source: Summary/Description: This sighting took place approximately 40 years ago. I saw this as a child but did not start to remember it until my late 30’s to early 40’s. My memory has me standing in the middle of my street in the winter time. It must have been in… Read More

197?: Adak Island Military Man With Top Secret Clearance Spots UFO

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1972 or 1973 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Night Location: Adak Island, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: 5 seconds No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: Summary/Description: Okay let me get my papers together. I kept my Navy papers and I can prove I was stationed there. I was a radioman with a top secret clearance. I was stationed at the navfac unit with ocean system technicians, it either late Fall or early Spring maybe as late as May of 73. We knew the guys that operated the large microwave dish antennas and they told… Read More

1986: Japan Air Lines Flight 1628

Date: November 17, 1986 Sighting Time: 5:11 PM Day/Night: Night Location: Alaska Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: ND Duration: No. of Object(s): three Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Loy Lawhon, Source Summary: In November, 1986, a Japanese crew of a jumbo freighter aircraft witnessed three unidentified objects while flying over Alaska, USA. This sighting gained international attention when the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it was going to officially investigate this sighting because the Air Route Traffic Control Center in Anchorage, Alaska, had reported that the UFO had been detected on radar. The UFOs in this case were tracked on both ground and airborne radar,… Read More

1948: Unusual Sightings along Aleutian chain

SECRET Headquarters Alaskan Air Command APO 942 c/o Postmaster Seattle, Washington Declassified Authority 0017218 by KJ NARA Date 01/09/09                                 22 April 1948                                                              AAOIN-3 312 Subject: Unusual Sightings along Aleutian chain TO : Director of Intelligence         United States Air Forces         National Defense Building         Washington 25, D.  C. 1.  Beginning 8 March 1948 numerous sightings have been made in waters surrounding the Aleutian Islands by aircraft of this command.  The following report is a summary of all the unusual sightings made to this date.     1st sighting – 8 March 1948 During a routine flight from Davis Air Force Base to Shemya Air Force Base at 090050Z, the pilots of… Read More

198?: Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska UFO

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August 1988 or 1989 Sighting Time: 11:30pm -ish Day/Night: Night Location: Homer, Kenai Peninsula Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration:  4 to 5 minutes No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 8 miles or so Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): pure white Number of Witnesses: 30 approx. (all teen-agers or early 20’s) Source: Summary/Description: …Let’s see; teen-age beer party – had just started more or less (I had consumed one small cup of beer at that point). Someone jokingly said, “hey, look it’s a UFO!” everyone sorta laughed and most people looked out of curiosity. I looked up… and roughly 3,000 to 4,000 ft in the air, directly between… Read More

1995: Dramatic sighting in the outskirts of Cordova, AK

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March 28, 1995 Sighting Time: 00:36 Day/Night: Night Location: Cordova, Alaska Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: 15 min No. of Object(s): 2 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Special Features/Characteristics:   clump of fog Source: Summary: A public employee calls NUFORC to report a very dramatic sighting in the outskirts of Cordova, AK. The person was driving in the vicinity of the Cordova Airport, when the witness reports observing a “clump of fog” jumping across the roadway in front of the car. The witness’s attention is immediately drawn to the event, although… Read More

2004: Fairbanks, Alaska Circular Object

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: September 9, 2004 Sighting Time: 12:30 am-3:00 am Day/Night: Night Location: Fairbanks, Alaska Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: hour and a half No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 2 miles away Shape of Object(s): Circular Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: HBCC UFO Research Summary/Description: My Girlfriend and I went out to grab something to eat, a bite at Taco Bell. We got our food and drove North on University Avenue then East on College Road. As we drove I happened to notice and point out a light in the sky that emanated a glow somewhat like a flash light being shined through a crystal. Otherwise… Read More

2004: Kodiak Island, Alaska Object Over Coast Guard Base

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: September 8, 2004 Sighting Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. Day/Night: Afternoon Location: Kodiak Island, Alaska Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: 2 hours at least No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): dot Color of Object(s): silvery Number of Witnesses: Source: Summary/Description: I’m here on Kodiak island, Alaska. Yesterday we went river fishing for salmon nearby the Coast Guard base, COMSTA –Communications Station–and I lay on my back in the warm weather watching contrails from departing Anchorage jets flying SW towards Hawaii or the Philippines (?). Anyway, I noticed the SAME exact silvery dot maintaining a precise location in the sky while the contrails drifted and the lower clouds scurried… Read More