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‘Kansas Sightings’

1926: Several Circular Objects Surrounded Plane

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: January 1926 Sighting Time: 1:00 p.m. Day/Night: Day Location:  Nr. Wichita, Kansas Urban or Rural or : Air Hynek Classification: DD Duration:  two minutes No. of Object(s): 6 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): 3-4′ diameter Distance to Object(s): 10′ Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): shiny  Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Hall, 2000, p. 13 Summary/Description: Six “flying manhole covers” circled plane of stunt pilot. Size, according to Frank Edwards, was 3-4′ diameter, approached to with in 10′. Bert Acosta, a noted stunt flier, had a sighting of several circular objects that surrounded his plane, then sped away. This occurred while he was en route from Wichita, Kansas, to Colorado Springs, Colorado. Related articles A Missing Pentacle San… Read More

1952: ‘Figures’ seen in windows of oval-shaped object

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August 25, 1952                                       BBU 1972 Sighting Time: 5:30 a.m. Day/Night: Night Location: Pittsburg, Kansas Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: No. of Object(s):  Single Size of Object(s): 75 feet long, 45 feet wide and 25 feet high Distance to Object(s): hundred feet, Shape of Object(s): Oval Color of Object(s): dull aluminum Number of Witnesses: Single Source: NICAP (National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomenon) Summary/Description: Among those cases declared Unidentified by the Air Force which are reported to involve alleged occupants is a sighting by William Squyres. He described the object as resembling two turtle… Read More

1967: Capsule-shaped Object Photographed in Wichita, Kansas

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: June 27, 1967 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Night Location: Wichita, Kansas 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: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 1,500 and 2,000 feet Shape of Object(s): capsule Color of Object(s): silver-colored Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Devereux Summary: On June 27, 1967, during the 1967 UFO wave, Mr. Jefferson Villar of Union City succeeded in photographing the bright silver-colored, capsule-shaped object that passed over his head. It was brilliantly reflecting the sun’s rays like metal and was making a strange noise as it flew along. Full Report On June 27, 1967, during… Read More

1971: Delphos, Kansas Landing Ring

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: November 2, 1971 Location: Delphos, Kansas, United States Hynek Classification: CE2 Duration: Shape of Object(s): Mushroom Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Loy Lawhon, About.com Source;  Mike Dash, Borderlands Summary: 16 year old Ronald Johnson was tending the sheep, accompanies by his dog, when the sighting happened. What he suddenly saw was a mushroom shaped object, illuminated by multicolored lights over its entire surface and hovering 25 yards away. Johnson and his family went around the house to the site of the near landing and were surprised… to observe a glowing ring in the ground. This is considered as one of the very best physical trace cases involving a UFO landing. Full Report Witness Ronald Johnson.… Read More

1999: Triangular Craft Sighted in Kansas City

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: December 31st 1999 Sighting Time: 10:00 pm Day/Night: Nighttime Location: Kansas City, Kansas Urban or Rural: urban Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration:  2 minutes No. of Object(s):  Nine altogether, one leading and four trailing each side. Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 700 to 1000 feet Shape of Object(s): triangle Color of Object(s): black Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: Scarecrow http://www.colaw.net/scarecrow.html Summary/Description: Last Tuesday night, I was leaving a Kansas City tavern where I was playing pool in a pool league. Myself and a friend were in the alley behind the Quaff Buffet, near 10th and Broadway downtown. It was about 10:00 pm, Central Standard time.… Read More

2005: North Kansas, Kansas, United States

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July, 2005 Sighting Time: 1AM-ish Day/Night: Nighttime Location: North Kansas, Kansas Urban or Rural: small town, 50-60 foot treet about 90 feet north of me Hynek Classification: Duration: 6 seconds No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): If i held my arms out in front of me, my pointer fingers would be about 15 inches apart to represent how it looked in the sky. In actual size, all i could estimate is that it was big. Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s):  It resembled a diamond almost, but was more irregular and had curvy edges. There were no lights and no sounds. Color of Object(s): It stuck out in the sky because it was very very dark… Read More

2002?: Prairie Village, Kansas Hovering Triangle

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 2002 – 2003? Sighting Time: Day/Night: Evening Location: Prairie Village, Kansas Urban or Rural: Urban Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: No. of Object(s):  two Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): triangular Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Source: Summary/Description: I wanted to relate one more incident where I was much closer to the object and in a better viewing position. This was two or three years ago. I notified a national UFO group (it may have been MUFON) by phone right after I got home. They weren’t the least bit interested! And this was the closest I’ve ever come to seeing an airborne… Read More

2006: Barbell-shaped object near Wakeeney, Kansas

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: November 24, 2006 Sighting Time: 03:00A Day/Night: Night Location:  Wakeeney , Kansas Urban or Rural: -Rural Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: 6 seconds No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: estimating to be 35 feet AGL (above ground level) and about 35 to 50 feet horizontally from my vehicle. the craft to be crusing at around 100 mph Size of Object(s): about 20 feet or so in diameter, Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Barbell Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Single Source: NUFORC (National UFO Reporting Center), Peter Davenport, Director  Original Source Summary/Description: Witness, with electronics background, observed while driving, “an object which I can best describe as two spheres about 20 feet or so in diameter, connected to each other by some type of… Read More

1982: Ulysses Kansas Abduction

THINK ABOUTIT ABDUCTION REPORT Date:  1982 Sighting Time:   Day/Night:  night Location:  Ulysses Kansas Urban or Rural: –  No. of Entity(‘s):  Multiple Entity Type:  Multiple Entity Description:  He wore a blue gray jumpsuit and was about 5’10”, had black or dark brown short hair. He was of medium built, about 180 lb, very athletic looking, and wore black lace up combat boots that were bloused. They were extremely thin and tall, almost 6’6″ tall. Then two figures came through the direction of the bathroom. One was tall but the first one was about 5’4″ tall and was apparently the leader. The three tall humanoids had smooth gray skin. They wore tight fitting gray suits with hoods that covered the back of… Read More