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‘Pennsylvania Sightings’

1893: Fayette County, Pennsylvania Monster

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date:   July 31, 1893 Sighting Time:   Day/Night:   Location:  Fayette County, Pennsylvania  Urban or Rural:  Rural No. of Entity(‘s):  1 Entity Type:  Monster of Seltzer’s Hole Entity Description:  It looked to me to be the size of an Alderney cow, although its legs were very much shorter and its body was somewhat longer. Its back was ridged and humped in the centre, and from behind each shoulder protruded something which was neither a wing, fin, arm nor claw, though it resembled each of them. Its tail was long and thick and resembled that of a crocodile, except that the end was forked, resembling that of a monstrous fish. Its feet were webbed and resembled… Read More

1952: Litchfield, Pennsylvania Sighting?

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 15 1952 Sighting Time: 1:00 pm Day/Night: Location: Litchfield, Pennsylvania Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: DD (Daylight Disc) Metallic or whitish object seen in the day. Duration: No. of Object(s):  2 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): craft which resembled jets Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: NUFORC Summary/Description: The 8-year old witness and his brother had gone to a rocky field on top of a hill no more than an acre in length and there spotted two craft which resembled jets. They could see the pilots and they had on what appeared to be oxygen masks. They told their father who was out bailing hay and he… Read More

1952: Maxatawny Pennsylvania Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August 25 1952 Sighting Time: 7:35 pm Day/Night: Location: Near Maxatawny Pennsylvania Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: CE-III (Close Encounter III) Close observation with animate beings associated with the object. Duration: about 7 minutes No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 25 foot Distance to Object(s): 30 feet away. Shape of Object(s): dome shaped Color of Object(s): shiny Number of Witnesses: 1 Special Features/Characteristics: movement were seen through portholes. Source: Richard Hall Summary/Description: A 25 foot shiny dome shaped object surrounded by a ring of jet pipes was seen by Herbert Long hovering 15 ft above a field about 30 feet away. It stayed there for about 7 minutes, then rose 15 ft and… Read More

1959: Pennsylvania Abduction?

THINK ABOUTIT ABDUCTION REPORT Date:  Summer 1959 Sighting Time:  late evening Day/Night:   Location:  Pennsylvania, exact location not given Urban or Rural: –  No. of Entity(‘s):  2 Entity Type:  Humanoids Entity Description:  There were two men dressed in black there. They looked like identical twins. They were dark complexioned with Oriental eyes, but they were definitely not Orientals. 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):   Distance to Object(s):   Shape of Object(s):   Color/Description of Object(s):   Number of Witnesses:  1 Source:  Brad Steiger, “Alien Meetings“ Summary/Description:  The witness was sitting in his lounge chair, reading, dozing but was… Read More

1959: The Killian Case

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: February 23, 1959 Sighting Time: 8:20 P.M. (EST) Day/Night: clear night, with stars brightly visible and no moon Location: Williamsport, Pennsylvania Urban or Rural: -flying on a heading of 295 degrees at 8,500 feet. Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: forty-five minutes No. of Object(s):  three Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): fluctuated from yellow-orange to a brilliant blue-white at their brightest. Number of Witnesses: Multiple Special Features/Characteristics: Pilot/Aircrew, Witness Photo Source: Richard Hall, UFO Evidence, 1964 (NICAP) Summary/Description: The sighting of three glowing objects by several airline crews February 24, 1959 is one of the most thoroughly investigated (and,… Read More

1964: Farmers Valley, Pennsylvania

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August 1964 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Farmers Valley, Pennsylvania Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: Duration: 30 seconds No. of Object(s):  Height & Speed: Maybe 1000′ overhead very low to ground. Flying from West to East, it was moving slow, maybe 75 MPH. Size of Object(s): huge Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): round saucer Color of Object(s): reddish orange Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Full Report August 1964 : Farmers Valley, Pennsylvania The one I saw in Farmers Valley Pa. around Aug. because I remember the leaves falling. My parents came out of the house and watched it, I was 1000′ from them at the time..I never did figure out why they came out at the same time to see it,… Read More

1965: Kecksburg UFO Crash

THINK ABOUTIT CRASH REPORT Date: December 9, 1965 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Night Location: Kecksburg, Pennsylvania, United States 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): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Bell / acorn  Color of Object(s): metallic The device was large enough for a man to stand inside of it. The object was a bronze-gold color, and appeared to be one solid piece of metal, displaying no rivets or seams Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Stan Gordon Source Summary: An object landed in the tiny town… Read More

1965: New Kensington, Pennsylvania Possible Abduction

THINK ABOUTIT ABDUCTION REPORT Date:  June 15 1965 Sighting Time: 1900  Day/Night:   Location:  New Kensington, Pennsylvania Urban or Rural: –  No. of Entity(‘s):  two Entity Type:  Humanoid Entity Description:  two beings looking out the window at him. They appeared human. One was taller than the other. He could only see the silhouettes though. They appeared to be a dark gray in color, but seemed to be just like regular humans peering out at the witness. He could only see them from the waist up. Hynek Classification:  CE-IV (Close Encounter IV) Abduction of the witness or other direct contact Duration:  3 hours No. of Object(s):  1 Height & Speed:   Size of Object(s):  large Distance to Object(s):   Shape of… Read More

1965: Saucer-shaped UFO seen in Western Pennsylvania

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: October, 1965 Sighting Time: 7:00AM Day/Night: Dawn Location: Pennsylvania Urban or Rural: –I was going east on Route 70 getting ready to go onto the Pennsylvania Turnpike Entity Type: Entity Description: Hynek Classification: DD (Daylight Disc) Metallic or whitish object seen in the day. Duration: 1 or 2 seconds No. of Object(s):  Single Size of Object(s): 30 feet in diameter. Distance to Object(s): 500 to 800 feet Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): silver yellow Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: UFOEvidence.org Summary/Description: “I saw this saucer shaped disc with a dome on top about 500 to 800 feet up in the sky in front of me. It was silver yellow in color and about 30… Read More

1966: ET Incident that Baffled Witnesses and Police

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 31, 1966     BBU 10798 Sighting Time: 7:25-7:30 [8:25?] p.m. Day/Night: night Location: Erie,  Pennsylvania   Urban or Rural: Rural No. of Entity(‘s): 1 Entity Type: Bigfoot-looking creature Entity Description: 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): Distance to Object(s): few hundred feet Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Eight Source: Berliner; cf. Vallée Magonia 784 Summary/Description:  Douglas Tibbetts, 16, Betty Klem, 16, Anita Haifley [?], 22, and Gerald Labelle, 29, saw a square or hexagonal [or mushroom­ shaped?] object with edges lit or reflecting light, [sweeping the area with a light beam?], come  tumbling down erratically from right… Read More

1966: Pilot and passengers see UFO

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: May 21, 1966 Sighting Time: 3:15 p.m. Day/Night: Night Location: Willow Grove, Pennsylvania Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: DD Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): 30-40 feet Distance to Object(s): 100 yards Shape of Object(s): disc Color of Object(s): the base was bright red, and the dome was glistening white. Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: NICAP; McDonald, 1969, reprinted in Vaughan, 1995, pp. 104-5; Hall 2001, pp. 44-45; Keyhoe and Lore,1969b, p. 6 Summary/Description: An 18,000-hour pilot and his passenger made a clear daylight sighting of a disc-shaped UFO with a dome on top on the afternoon of May 21, 1966 near Willow Grove, Pa. “It was as clear as seeing a… Read More

1974: Allison Park Pennsylvania Alien Sighting

Date: 1974 Sighting Time: 01:00 PM Day/Night: Daytime Location:  Allison Park Pennsylvania Urban or Rural: Rural -The being was in a field at the edge of wooded strip where I sat. It was a series of fields attached to the Lawrence Estate in Allison Park PA. No. of Entity(‘s):  1 Entity Type:  Entity Description: A tall black hooded and caped figure with no face visible was staring at me. It was outside in full daylight. It moved in an instant from one location to another. The figure was very tall, 7 to 8ft. It was completely cloaked and hooded in black. No face was visible although I was aware of it staring at me. It’s presence was not hostile or friendly. It seemed a cross… Read More

1974: The Carbondale UFO Crash – Article

The Reality, the Hoaxes and the Legend M.J. Graeber THE WELL-PUBLICISED Kecksburg, Pennsylvania UFO crash of 1965 has been touted as “Pennsylvania‘s Roswell” and presented as a crash recovery story that has been shrouded in a veil of mystery and governmental conspiracy which is intended to keep the truth of the incident from the American people. But, Lackawanna County‘s city of Carbondale, Pennsylvania is also the location of a “downed saucer incident” that has caught the imagination and interests of ufologists and conspiracy enthusiasts throughout the nation. 9-11 November 2004 marked the 30th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s other Roswell incident. – the legendary Carbondale UFO crash or perhaps, I should call it “The Carbondale UFO Capers”. As one of the… Read More