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‘Tennessee Sightings’

1952: Encounter in Little Spring Creek, Tennessee

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: June 1952 Sighting Time: 2300 Day/Night: Night Location: Little Spring Creek, Tennessee Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: nearly an hour No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 75 yards Shape of Object(s): “2 saucers stuck together,” with a central dome around which rotated very brilliant multicolored lights Color of Object(s): shiny aluminum Number of Witnesses: 2 Special Features/Characteristics: four or five little men dancing and singing around a shiny aluminum like object with open door Source: Stanley Ingram Summary/Description: Walking home from a movie, Carl Haynes heard “weird music and singing,” which proved to come from “the brightest lights you ever saw” down on the far side of the creek bank.… Read More

1956: Cylinder-shaped UFO seen in Nashville

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1956 Sighting Time: noon Day/Night: Daytime Location: Nashville, Tennessee Urban or Rural: –behind a few businesses, near residential areas. Entity Type: Entity Description: Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: 3 to 4 minutes No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): twenty to twenty five feet in length Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Cylinder Color of Object(s): Dull light silver Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Summary/Description: Two eleven-year olds were playing when they heard a strange metallic sound. They looked around and saw a cylinder-shaped craft hovering very still a few feet above a tree. It was 20-25 feet in length. There was writing on the belly of the object, and a long silver tube which protruded… Read More

1969: Disc hovers over car along rural highway in Tennessee

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1969 Sighting Time: 9:00 pm Day/Night: Nighttime Location: Paris, Tennessee Urban or Rural: –It was a flat, isolated stretch of rural Tennessee highway. The area was primary soybean and cotton fields. There were no other cars in either direction. Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: 2-3 minutes No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: I estimate that the object was 150-200 feet in the air directly above me. Size of Object(s): If I framed the object between my left and right hands, my hands would be about 3 feet apart. Distance to Object(s): 150-200 feet Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): The object was round, silverish, and had slowly blinking green/blue lights around the perimeter. The bottom was relatively flat. the top sloped up to a… Read More

1976: Tennessee Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT UFO SIGHTING REPORT Date: 1976 Sighting Time: 11:00 Day/Night: Nighttime Location: Tennessee, United States Urban or Rural: Deserted Interstate highway I-65 with no cars passing in either direction Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: 1 hour No. of Object(s): Size of Object(s): The light was like a locomotive train light Distance to Object(s): About 50 yds following behind me Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Summary: Driving south on I-65 late at night on flat land just after the hills and just before entering Alabama, Extremely bright light followed me and kept its distance for a long time. Full Report WHY ME Somehow I feel this… Read More

1977: Police Encounter Triangle UFO, Memphis, Tennessee

PREFACE written by Bob Pratt A UFO that hovered over a golf course in Memphis, Tennessee was truly enormous, say two police officers who stood almost underneath it. “It was about as long as a football field and fifty to seventy-five yards wide,” said Patrolman Troy Todd. He and his partner, Patrolman Jerry Jeter, were definitely impressed. “It was three hundred to five hundred meters above us and we could see the whole belly of the craft,” Jeter said. The two were members of the police department’s Tactical Squad, men who are specially chosen for their coolness, intelligence and special skills with weapons. Three other members of the squad saw a similar object earlier in the evening but at… Read More

1989: Nashville, Tennessee Photographs

The photographs of these UFOs were provided by Commander Graham Bethune of the US Navy. He obtained these photographs of a FS-143 saucer from a close friend who claimed to have rendezvoused with another intelligence and requests anonymity. These photographs were allegedly taken on September 27, 1989, near Nashville,Tennessee and used to build a model for theatrical events. The photographs show strong circular columns of light shining down from the craft that suddenly stop in mid-air. Our spotlights do not function in this manner. THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S STORY An experienced photographer was driving in a remote area near Nashville, Tennessee on the night of July 14, 1989. He saw a light behind the trees on top of a mountain several… Read More

1989: Sullivan County Tennessee UFO Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 1989 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Sullivan County Tennessee Urban or Rural: – No. of Entity(‘s): Entity Type: Entity Description: Hynek Classification: Duration: at least one minute, possibly more. No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: The object passed them and moved off to the southeast continuing to drip fire and passed Holston mountain in the distance. The moment it was out of view, a deep intense rumble was heard from the direction of the object. The object was noted to have been moving very slowly Size of Object(s): alar, aspect of 8 X 1, (8 being width)  Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): alar Color of Object(s): The object was seen to be burning intensely and “dripping fire”, much like burning plastic.… Read More

2002: UFO seen floating on a Tennessee Lake

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: April 10, 2002 Sighting Time: 5:30 A.M. Day/Night: Location: Tennessee Urban or Rural: – Entity Type: Entity Description: Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: about a minute No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 20 feet across Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): octagon-shaped Color of Object(s): bronze Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: MUFON South Florid Summary/Description: At 5:30 A.M. the witness arose and went downstairs to the kitchen and opened the blinds to look for deer on the lake on her and her husband’s property, when she saw a bronze metallic octagon-shaped object about 20 feet across which seemed to float on the lake. She heard no sound but watched the object for about a… Read More

2004: Triangle Sighting and Close Encounter

THINK ABOUTIT UFO REPORT Date: October 2, 2004 Location: Bristol, Tennessee, United States Hynek Classification: CE1 Duration: Shape of Object(s): Triangle Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Kim Shaffer of MUFON Tennessee Summary: Witness began hearing a deep throbbing hum and a triangular craft emerged from the treeline moving directly toward him. He stood still as the craft, estimated to be some 300 feet in length, moved over him Full Report Artistic depiction of event based on witness description. (Credit: James Neff / MUFON Tennessee) Incident reported to me as having taken place on Saturday, October 2nd at 05:30 hours in Bristol, TN. Witness stated he was driving home that morning when he saw at a distance, what appeared to… Read More

2006: Knoxville, Tennessee Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: April, 24, 2006 Sighting Time: 5:45pm Day/Night: Daytime Reported: WBIR TV and WATE TV Location: Knoxville, Tennessee Urban or Rural: was directly above the interstate I-40/75 Hynek Classification: Duration: 2 MINUTES No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): 2-300 feet Distance to Object(s): 600 yards Shape of Object(s): Arc shaped with a hump in the middle on the bottom of it Color of Object(s): SHINY silver metallic color. Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: Summary/Description: It was not flying, it was more hovering silently about 5-600 yards above the interstate. This was about 5:45PM during Rush hour traffic. I watched it as it lights went on and off in various patterns, as i turned off… Read More