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‘Ohio Sightings’

1947: Craft & Two Aliens at Wright Field Dayton, Ohio

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1947 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio Urban or Rural: -Military Base No. of Entity(‘s): 2 Entity Type: gray Entity Description:  two small creatures; gray, thin with large eyes but no eyelids 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): circular craft Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Many Source:  www.hbccufo.com Summary/Description: In 1957 my father took me to see a movie called Earth VS The Flying Saucers. On the way home he was unusually quiet. Finally he said, “They were too big.” He then told me that 10 years earlier he had… Read More

1948: Mantell Documents 1

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: January 8, 1948 Sighting Time: between 7:20 and 7:55 P.M. Day/Night: Location: Clinton County Army Air Field, Wilmington, Ohio Duration: 35 minutes Full Report IMMEDIATE RELEASE WILMINGTON, Ohio, Jan. 8– A sky phenomena, described by observers at the Clinton County air Base as having the appearance of a flaming red cone trailing a gaseous green mist, appeared in the southwest skies of Wilmington last night between 7:20 and 7:55 P.M. S/Sgt. Gale F. Walter and Cpl. James Hudson, control tower operators at the air field, first saw the phenomena at 7:20 P.M. and observed its maneuvers in the sky until 7:55 P.M. when it reported disappeared over the horizon. The sky phenomena hung suspended in… Read More

1948: Mantell Documents 2

Below is typed transcription of document. UNCLASSIFIED MCIA/ACL/amb JAN 14, 1947 Request for Report on Crashed P-51 National Guard Aircraft Commanding Officer 315th AAFBU (Reserve Training) Godman Field, Kentucky 1. It has been brought to the attention of this office that an official report has been made regarding the National Guard P-51 air- craft that crashed as a result of chasing an unidentified object on 7 January 1948. Information contained in this report may contribute greatly in the accomplishment of intelligence investigations of un- identified flying objects, or so-called “flying discs”. 2. It is requested, therefore, that a copy of this report be made available to this Command as soon as possible. FOR THE COMMANDING GENERAL: H. M. McCOY… Read More

1949: Norwood, Ohio Searchlight UFO Incident

The Norwood Searchlight Incident of 1949, as it has been called, is an outstanding series of 10 visual sightings of a strange aerial object that took place in or near the Norwood, Ohio area from August 19th of 1949 to March 10th of 1950.The alleged observation of a massive object by searchlight operator Donald R. Berger, and meticulously detailed in his logs, remain one of the more curious events in UFO history. This case is exceptional not only because of the dramatic event reported, but also because of the caliber of witnesses involved. The series of incidents were said to have been witnessed by civilians, by clergy, by scientists, by police officers and military officials. Photos were taken on… Read More

1952: Delaware Ohio UFO Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August 25 1952                                       BBU 1915 Sighting Time: 0540A Day/Night: Location: Delaware Ohio Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 75-foot long Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): football shaped Color of Object(s): metallic Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Paris Flammonde, UFOs Exist Summary/Description: One observer sees a huge metallic 75-foot long football shaped craft hovering low over the ground. It had several blue-lighted windows & several figures could be seen moving inside Related articles UFO Collision Course:… Read More

1952: Windham Ohio Encounter

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: Summer 1952 Sighting Time: 0015 AM Day/Night: Night Location: Windham Ohio Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 8 ft wide and 4 ft thick Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): egg shaped Color of Object(s): silvery, “cloud-like” Number of Witnesses: 1 Special Features: 3-foot being with light green complexion and silvery clothing emerged, landing Source: V. Tarlton for Mufon Summary/Description: The anonymous witness’s headlights illuminated a silvery, “cloud-like” egg shaped object about 8 ft wide and 4 ft thick, some 12 ft above the ground. It sank to the ground and a 3-foot being emerged,… Read More

1957: Madison, Ohio – Kuhn Frightened Dog Case

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: November 10, 1957 Sighting Time: 1:20 AM Day/Night: Nighttime Location: Madison, Ohio Urban or Rural: 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): 40 feet wide and 10 feet thick with a dome on top Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): glowing with a phosphorescent light Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: The UFO Evidence (1964), page 98, “Strange Effects From UFOs”, (NICAP, 1969), page 11. Summary/Description: Mrs. Leita Kuhn had been going back and forth between her house and… Read More

1965: Daytime Sighting in Blanchester, Ohio

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: June, 1965 Sighting Time: 2:00 PM Day/Night: Day Location: Blanchester, Ohio Urban or Rural: Urban Hynek Classification: DD (Daylight Disc) Metallic or whitish object seen in the day. Duration: 8 to 10 seconds No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Relative size, perhaps two inches. Actual size, maybe a Volkswagen or smaller. Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): glowing sphere Color of Object(s): Blue Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: Summary: One summer’s day I looked up into the sky and saw a blue sphere travel to the next block until the trees blocked my view. It was traveling in the direction of Dayton, Ohio. Full Report On a clear summer day in late June of… Read More

1966: Close encounters of the 3rd kind: Cincinnati Ohio

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: October 2 1966 Sighting Time: 2020 Day/Night: Night Location: Cincinnati Ohio Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: 5 “non-human, hairless heads” with oval, sunken eyes. “Instead of noses, there were slits, and they had no mouths. Hynek Classification: C? Duration: No. of Object(s): 2 Height & Speed: 100 ft up Size of Object(s): 75 ft in diameter Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): oval  Color of Object(s): 1 was red and other brilliantly coloured, with port-holes Number of Witnesses: multiple Source: Leonard Stringfield Summary/Description: Mrs Everett Steward was talking on the telephone when she smelled a foul odor in the room. She went to her bedroom, where she had a feeling of being watched. Looking out the window, she saw an oval… Read More

1966: Close-range sighting of disc-shaped object

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: April 22, 1966 Sighting Time: 12:15 a.m Day/Night: Night Location: Alliance, Ohio Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: ND Duration: No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 40 feet, Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: NICAP Summary: “When it was within an estimated 40 feet, over the open practice area of the golf course, the UFO stopped (cf. Damon, Texas). It appeared to be at telephone pole height and about 45 feet in diameter, and encircling the rim was a row of red lights like a “rotating neon sign.” The white light, much brighter than the red, was seen to be coming from a dome atop… Read More

1966: Large, bright, silver/white saucer-shaped craft passes over field

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: May, 1966 Sighting Time: Aprox 1 to 2 AM Day/Night: Night Location: Greenbush, Ohio, United States Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: ND Duration: 7 to 10 Seconds No. of Object(s): Single Size of Object(s): covered 25 acres Distance to Object(s): 100-150 feet Shape of Object(s): disk Color of Object(s): luminous silver/white Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: UFOEvidence.org Summary: Felt humming vibration that woke my brother and I up. We both looked out our bedroom window and saw a large bright silver/white saucer shaped craft pass very low over our south soy bean field. Object was as large as this 25 acre field. Full Report I was approximately 12 to 13 years old, living… Read More

1966: Portage County, Ohio UFO Chase

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: April 17, 1966 Location: Portage County, Ohio Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: 1:10 Shape of Object(s): ice cream cone-shaped, point downwards Number of Witnesses: Source: Richard Hall, NICAP website Source Summary: E of Akron Deputy Sheriff Dale F. Spaur and associate Wilbur Neff saw a 30-45 ft metallic object approach over the treetops from the woods, bathing the witnesses and the whole area in light while making a transformer-like hum, then headed E and they gave chase in the patrol car at speeds up to 105 mph for 85 miles. Officer Wayne Huston about 35 miles to the ESE saw the object he described as ice cream cone-shaped, point downwards, approach from the W and pass… Read More

1967: Mushroom Shaped Object spotted over Milford, Ohio

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:  February 11, 1967 Sighting Time:  Day/Night: Early Morning Location: Milford, Ohio Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: Entity Description: Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 30 feet in diameter Distance to Object(s): 100 feet Shape of Object(s): mushroom Color of Object(s): mirror reflection Number of Witnesses: Michael McKee and Sharon Hildebrand and several others Source: http://www.nicap.org/newlook/section_VI.htm Summary/Description: A Pennsylvania Railroad employee and his companion fled in fear from a glowing object hovering a few feet above a creek bed near Milford, Ohio, in the early morning of February 11, 1967. The sighting was investigated by Leonard H. Stringfield, NICAP Adviser… Read More