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‘Connecticut Sightings’

1957: Cigar-shaped UFO with Occupants Viewable

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: December 16, 1957 Sighting Time: between two and three Day/Night: Night Location: Old-Saybrook, Connecticut Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE3 Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 20 to 30 feet Distance to Object(s): ten feet Shape of Object(s): Cigar Color of Object(s): dull grayish-blue Number of Witnesses: Single Source: NICAP (National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomenon) Summary/Description: I saw that it was a cigar-shaped object, brightly lit and with square portholes, hovering just above my clothesline. I could see men inside. . .” The object was approximately 20 to 30 feet long and dark grey or black in color. It hovered motionless about five feet above the ground. Through its lighted… Read More

1976: Fourteen young hikers encounter saucer-shaped object

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 28, 1976 Sighting Time: 3:45 p.m Day/Night: Day Location: Winsted, Connecticut Urban or Rural: 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: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): “silvery, metallic” Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Winsted Citizen (Winsted, CT), Aug. 23, 1976 Summary: Fourteen young hikers of Camp Delaware, including a 24-year-old counselor, said they encountered a whining, saucer-shaped object during an afternoon hike on the 1,460-foot Blueberry Hill. The object was noticed following a high pitched screech,… Read More

1978: Long cigar-shape object, flying above treetops

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: March 1, 1978 Sighting Time: 12:00 A.M. Day/Night:  Location: Middlebury, Connecticut Urban or Rural: suburban Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: 2-3 minutes No. of Object(s):  Single Size of Object(s): 100 ft. long, 15 ft. high round cylindrical Distance to Object(s): 150 ft. or less Shape of Object(s): long cigar or hot dog shape Color of Object(s): Dark Grey?? Number of Witnesses: Single Source: UFOEvidence.org Summary: “I saw this long cigar shaped object just above the treetops, not more than 150 feet away. Probably even closer than that. It was right beside me flying parallel to me, but slightly faster… It was about 100 feet long, and 15 feet high. It had rounded ends on the… Read More

1987: Close Encounter on Interstate 84, Connecticut

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: May 26,1987 Sighting Time: Between 9:30 and 10:15 PM Day/Night: Night Location: Newtown and Southbury, Connecticut & Etting, State Police, Waterbury CT Urban or Rural: -Rural Hynek Classification: NL Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): length of a football field Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): semi circle or boomerang Color of Object(s): multi-colored lights Number of Witnesses: more than 200 people  Source: Philip J. Imbrogno – http://www.ufocasebook.com/bestufopictures4.html Full Report In the past, the state of Connecticut has always been an area of few UFO reports, however this is no longer true. Since 1985 the counties of Fairfield and Litchfield and Hartford has seen a dramatic rise in the number of UFO reports. This UFO is described as being a semi… Read More

1995: Large disc observed by two in Connecticut

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 15, 1995 Sighting Time: about 2-3 PM Day/Night: afternoon Location: Harwinton, Connecticut Urban or Rural: rural Hynek Classification:  CE1 Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: altitude of about 200 feet, traveling 65-70 mph. Size of Object(s): 500 feet in diameter Distance to Object(s): about a half mile. Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): silver-grey with a band of darker or black panels across the approximate vertical center of the upper half Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: MUFON Connecticut / Mark Cashman, TemporalDoorway.com Original Source Summary/Description: The witnesses (husband and wife) were driving back from fishing at a quarry in Harwinton when they observed a large metallic disk about 500 feet in diameter at an altitude of about 200 feet, from a distance of about a… Read More

2004: Three Disc-Shaped UFOs Photographed in Connecticut

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: October 10, 2004 Sighting Time: 6:57:39 PM Day/Night: Dusk/Evening Location: Litchfield, Connecticut Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: DD Duration: over a half hour No. of Object(s): Multiple Size of Object(s): unable to determine Distance to Object(s): 1 to 2 miles or less Shape of Object(s): disk-like Color of Object(s): metalic/ black/gray Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Summary: “I was on a trip with my family when we stopped on this step ridge/cliff to watch the sunset. One of my sons saw the 3 metallic objects in the distance. I took a picture of them as the moved to our right. The hovered in a organized formation and traveled at varying speeds (together) stopping now and… Read More

2005: Three UFOs Photographed in Connecticut Forest

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 20, 2005 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Night Location: Cockaponset State Forest, Connecticut Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: ND Duration: No. of Object(s):  3 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Summary: “They were dark oblong shapes with some lights. Nothing bright and we didn’t hear any noise. They didn’t move for several minutes so I was able to take a few pictures. When they left they just floated away slowly.” Full Report Last week, my friend and I were mountain biking in the Cockaponset State Forest. I think it’s in Middletown. We were riding for a couple of hours and were close… Read More

1973: Kent Connecticut Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:  September 12 1973 Sighting Time:  2230 Day/Night:  Night Location:  Kent (Litchfield) Connecticut Urban or Rural: – Rural No. of Entity(‘s):  15 to 20 “hikers” Entity Type:  Humanoid  Entity Description:  15 to 20 “hikers” came jogging down Schaghticoke Road from the same direction the young people had just driven (they had not seen anyone on the road). Each “hiker” had a lighted hat like a miner’s hat on his head and they all carried poles or “rods.” They were mumbling or “chanting” and approached in a double column. They did not answer the boy’s questions as they passed on either side of them, when asked where they’d come from. According to the young people, the… Read More

1983: Glastonbury, Connecticut CE3

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:  May 5 1983 Sighting Time:  2:00AM Day/Night:   Location:  Glastonbury, Connecticut Urban or Rural: –  No. of Entity(‘s):  Multiple Entity Type:  Grays Entity Description:  They were short like Grays are often described but they were all wearing uniforms of some sort. Where a shirt pocket might appear on a dress shirt, they each had three or four colored “buttons.” I say buttons because as a child I had no better description. The buttons looked like they could be pressed. Out of curiosity I reached out and poked one of the “Gogos” colorful buttons much to his/her dislike. Hynek Classification:  CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration:  … Read More

1984: Bethel Connecticut Abduction

THINK ABOUTIT ABDUCTION REPORT Date:  April 25 1984 Sighting Time:  0245 A Day/Night:  Early Morning Location:  Bethel Connecticut Urban or Rural: –  No. of Entity(‘s):  Multiple Entity Type:  humanoid, hybrid Entity Description:  about 5 ft tall, and white in color. He had a large head and round, black eyes. He was in a black skin-tight diving suit, and his arms were longer than someone his size. He had no ears and a very small mouth with very thin lips. The humanoid left as one of the tall men came over and greeted the witness. He spoke in English and had black hair and very round dark eyes. He was not quite human. He told the witness that he was a hybrid… Read More