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1947: Flying Disc Photographed By Youth

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: July 9, 1947 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Norfolk Virginia Urban or Rural: Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Oval Color of Object(s): “gray, almost black” Number of Witnesses: Source: Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch (Norfolk, Virginia), July 9th, 1947 Original Source Summary: The flying disc “was lots bigger than an automobile” and 13-year-old Bill Turrentine of 410 West fourteenth Street Continue Reading

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1949: These Flying Discs Are At It Again, Virginians Report – Newspaper

The Lynchburg Advance May 13th, 1949 Zounds! Here we go again! Interplanetary space-ship? Visitor from Mars? A new Russian rocket ship? Air Going submarine? Just take your choice, your guess is as good as the next one, according to reports of various sections of Virginia and Tennessee on last nights strange phenomenon. What it was , where it came from, and where it was going, no one knows, but Continue Reading

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1952: The Nash-Fortenberry Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: July 14, 1952 Location: 20-25 miles N of Norfolk, Va (BBU 1444) [CCL Item # 24] Hynek Classification: DD Duration: Shape of Object(s): Disc Number of Witnesses: Multiple Special Characteristics: Pilot/Aircrew, Witness Photo, Multiple UFOs Source: Tom Tulien, Sign Historical Group Source Summary: A Pan American World Airways DC-4 was on a routine flight from New York to Miami. The crew included Captain Koepke, Continue Reading

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1957: Fort Belvoir, Virginia Photo

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: September, 1957 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Fort Belvoir, Virginia Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: 5 minutes No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): ring-shaped Color of Object(s): black Number of Witnesses: multiple Source: Summary/Description: The Condon Report (p.168) devoted 11 pages to this case. One morning in September, 1957 an Arm private at Fort Belvoir, Va. Continue Reading

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1964: Immense cone-shaped object crosses low over highway

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: December 21, 1964             BBU Sighting Time: 5:00 p.m. Day/Night: Night Location: Near Staunton, Virginia Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: DD Duration: 60 to 90 seconds No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): 125 feet Distance to Object(s): 200 feet Shape of Object(s): cone Color of Object(s): dull, metallic finish Number of Witnesses: Single   Source: NICAP (National Investigations Committee on Continue Reading

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1965: Landing & Aliens at Brand’s Flats, Virginia

THINK ABOUTIT ALIEN ENCOUNTER REPORT Date: January 19, 1965 Sighting Time: 5:40 PM Day/Night: Location: Brand’s Flats, Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s):  two Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 12 yards Shape of Object(s): Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Special Characteristics: three beings of extraordinary appearance, each about three feet high. Source: http://www.nicap.org/newlook/section_VII.htm Summary/Description: William Blackburn, a resident of Waynesboro, Virginia, was working Continue Reading

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1966: Huge disk like object with dome top, gray metallic, with rainbow lights

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: 1966 Location: Lunenburg County, Virginia, United States Hynek Classification: ND Duration: 30 mins Shape of Object(s): Disc Number of Witnesses: 3 Source:UFO Evidence Source Summary: I observed a huge UFO in 1966. It was gray-silver metallic…disk shape with dome top. Had windows (portholes as I call them). I could see the turning of the bottom of it going in one direction as the top Continue Reading

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1966: Sheriff reveals UFO encounter and death of dog

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: August 9, 1966 Sighting Time: 10:30 pm Day/Night: Night Location: Richmond, Virginia Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: CE2 Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: about 200 feet  Size of Object(s): 30 feet in diameter Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): white Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch (Virginia), October, 1999 Summary/Description:  “I happened to look up and there was that UFO right above the cornfield, it Continue Reading

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1971: Landing and ‘giant’ occupant encountered by youth in Virginia

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: May, 1971 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Location: Fredericksburg, Virginia Urban or Rural: – No. of Entity(‘s): 1 Entity Type: Humanoid Entity Description: the creature was “powerfully huge,” had long arms and was shiny in appearance. In one hand it carried a “glowing box.” Hynek Classification: CE3 Duration: ten minutes No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Disc Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Continue Reading

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1972: Silver orb in sky

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTINGS REPORT Date: 1972 Location: Springfield, Virginia Hynek Classification: DD Duration: Couple of mins Shape of Object(s): Orb Number of Witnesses: Source:UFO Evidence Source Summary: My best guess is that I was about 7 years old when this happened, maybe younger. …When we got to the middle of the wet street, I looked up and saw something very strange. Hanging there, just ahead and above me to Continue Reading

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1987: UFO Encounters over Wytheville, Virginia

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: October 7, 1987 – December 1987 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Night Location: Wytheville, Virginia Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: No. of Object(s):  2 – 4 Size of Object(s): two football fields in length Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): domed, wingless Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Special Features/Characteristics:   MIB, approximately 1,500 reports had been Continue Reading

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1996 -1997: Portsmith, Virginia Sighting

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: Around 1996-1997 during I suppose…mid-fall. Sighting Time: 10:00-11:00 Day/Night: Night Location: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: Duration: about 1 minute or less No. of Object(s):  Size of Object(s): 100-200 ft wide by 30 ft Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): flat, circular object Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 1 Source: Summary: A odd object suddenly appeared in the sky Continue Reading

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1998: Culpeper, Virginia Sightings

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: May, 2, 1998 Sighting Time: 11:00 pm Day/Night: Nighttime Location: Culpeper, Virginia Urban or Rural: Rural Hynek Classification: NL (Nocturnal Light) Point or extended luminous source observed at night. Duration: Two minutes No. of Object(s):  1 Size of Object(s): length of a football field Distance to Object(s): 50 yards Shape of Object(s): rectangular Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: 2 Source: Summary/Description: On May 2nd, Continue Reading

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