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‘Mississippi Sightings’

1967: Meridian, Mississippi Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 10, 1967  BBU 11869 Sighting Time: 5:50 p.m. Day/Night: Day Location: Meridian, Mississippi Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: DD (Daylight Disc) Metallic or whitish object seen in the day. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): size of house Distance to Object(s): 300 feet Shape of Object(s): like a cymbal Color of Object(s): dirty metallic gray Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Air Force unexplained case, Project Blue Book files, National Archives. Summary/Description: One of the very last cases reported to Bluebook that was labeled as unidentified occurred in Meridian, Mississippi. Philip Lanning was driving south of town, on the evening of July 10, 1967, when his car coasted to a stop and the… Read More

1973: The Pascagoula Incident

THINK ABOUTIT ABDUCTION REPORT Date: October 11, 1973 Sighting Time: 9:00 P.M. Day/Night: Night Location: Pascagoula, Mississippi Urban or Rural: -Rural No. of Entity(‘s): 3 Entity Type: Beings Entity Description: The Beings had legs but did not use them. They were about five feet tall, had bullet-shaped heads without necks, slits for mouths, and where their noses or ears would be, they had thin, conical objects sticking out, like carrots from a snowman’s head. They had no eyes, grey, wrinkled skin, round feet, and claw like hands Hynek Classification: CE-IV (Close Encounter IV) Abduction of the witness or other direct contact Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): ten-foot-wide, eight-foot-high Distance to Object(s): about 30 feet Shape of Object(s): Egg Shaped Color of Object(s): glowing egg-shaped object… Read More

1974: Three bright lights follow close by the side of the car

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: 1974 Location: Jackson, Mississippi No. of Object(s): Single Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: 10-15 minutes Shape of Object(s): Lights Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: UFO Evidence Source Summary: Far ahead, just above treetop level, there were three very bright lights that were positioned like landing lights on a commercial jet. The two outer lights were like the ones on a jet’s wings, and the center at a slightly higher position, like the nose landing light. Full Report Reading the recent reports of a triangle shaped object prompted me to write this. In the summer of 1974 around July 4th, I went with a college friend to visit his parents in… Read More

1977: Six witnesses see UFO in Jayess, MS

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: February 5, 1977 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Night Reported: Location: Jayess, Mississippi Urban or Rural: Rural Type of Report: 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):  Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 50 yards Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): grey Number of Witnesses: Multiple Special Features/Characteristics: Portholes/Windows Source: Tylertown Times (Tylertown, MS), Feb. 17, 1977 Summary: “The most dramatic sighting of an UFO to be reported in this part of Mississippi took place near Jayess Saturday, February 5, and was seen at close quarters by at least six adults. Another sighting was reported in Madison County Wednesday, February 3,… Read More

1977: UFO hovers over two policemen in patrol car

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: February 10, 1977 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Night Location: Flora, Mississippi 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: couple of minutes No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): 30 to 40 feet in diameter Distance to Object(s): about 200 yards Shape of Object(s): Round, disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Madison Co. Herald (Canton, MS), Feb. 17, 1977 Summary: Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy Kenneth Creel and Constable James Luke were on a routine patrol drive when they witnessed a 30 to 40 foot UFO which approached them at close range. “The thing came right over the car,”… Read More