On This Day

 Encounters with Aliens on this Day

 September 24

1952 - The crew of a USAF B-29 bomber, flying near Charleston, West Virginia at 3:30 p.m. reported seeing a lot of bright, metallic particles or flashes, up to three feet in length, stream past their aircraft for 15 minutes. (Sources: Project Blue Book files counted in official statistics, case # 2124; Don Berliner, Project Bluebook UFO Unknowns).

1954 - At nine o'clock in the morning two women, Mrs. Geoffroy and Miss Gazelle Fin, independently witnessed a dark gray disc, six meters in diameter, in a clearing in Becar, near Diges, Yonne, France. A man of normal height was seen standing close to it. He wore dark clothes and some kind of cap. Miss Fin came within 30 meters of the craft and said that it looked like the man was repairing it. Traces were found on the grass. (Sources: Le Parisien, September 28, 1954; Jacques Vallee, Passport to Magonia, p. 211).

1954 - At 10 o'clock in the morning Cesar Cardoso and three others saw two individuals, 2.5 meters (8.3 feet) tall emerge from a landed craft in Almaseda, near Castelibranco, Portugal. They were dressed in shiny uniforms, and were gathering flowers, shrubs, and other vegetation and putting it in a shiny box. Before they took off they seemed to be inviting the witnesses aboard, but their language was not understood. (Sources: Harold Wilkins, Flying Saucers Uncensored, p. 55; Jacques Vallee, Passport to Magonia, p. 211).

1954 - At sometime before 3:00 p.m. in Bayonne, Pyrenees-Atlantique, France three metallic ovoid objects hovered in a triangular formation for over one minute, then flew away fast. At 3:00 p.m. a fast silent cigar-shaped object crossed the sky slowly over the Vichy stadium, Allier, France and was seen by many. These are two of the defining sightings of the Bayonne to Vichy (BAVIC) orthotenic line discovered by Aime Michel and confirmed by Dr. David R. Saunders.(Sources: Aime Michel, Flying Saucers and the Straight Line Mystery, p. 76; David R. Saunders, Is BAVIC Remarkable?, FSR, Vol. 17, No. 4, July-August 1971).

1954 - At dusk a fast, silent, luminous object landed for a few seconds in a field by a church in Lencouacq, Landes, France and was seen by a Miss Vignolles. (Source: Aime Michel, Flying Saucers and the Straight Line Mystery, p. 77).

1954 - At 9:30 p.m. a large 40-50 meter in diameter domed disc, which was bright red with an orange glow and a blue-violet colored dome, was sighted south-southwest of Civray, France. (Source: Jacques Coudert, Ouranos, vol. 24 (1978), p. 8).

1954 - Mr. Cisterne lived on the Farm Lachassagne, near Ussel, France. He was driving back to the barn at 11:00 p.m. with his tractor when he saw a luminous object fly very low over him. There were two other witnesses. (Sources: Aime Michel, Flying Saucers and the Straight Line Mystery, p. 76; Jacques Vallee, Passport to Magonia, p. 211).

1956 - Two 10 meter wide disc-shaped objects were observed at 300 meters altitude in Gibston, Tennessee at 5:30 a.m. One hovered while the other rocked back and forth. They both had a dark circle around their rims. They suddenly shot off to the east. (Source: Loren E. Gross, The Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse: UFOs: A History. 1956: September-October, p. 44).

1966 - At 9:20 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Burwood were driving between Tilshead and Shrewton on Highway A360 in Wiltshire County, England when  their car headlights and engine died. A red misty light descended and landed behind their car. It was 15 feet in diameter and only 30 feet away. When another car came around the corner it vanished. (Sources: T. Burwood, Flying Saucer Review, November-December 1966, p. 18; Mark Rodeghier, UFO Reports Involving Vehicle Interference, p. 30).

1968 - At 9:00 p.m. a 56-year-old woman in Cedeira, La Coruna, Spain saw a bright light coming from Ponteiro, and she later observed two tall men walking on the road toward her. There were “lights of changing color visible on their faces.” Frightened, she ran to her nearest neighbor's home. A sailor went out to investigate but found nothing. However, an investigator later found “a burned area, irregular but about two meters in diameter" at the supposed landing site. (Sources: Vicente-Juan Ballester Olmos, FSR, May-June 1973, p. 19; Catalogue of 200 Type-I UFO Events in Spain and Portugal, case 80; David F. Webb & Ted Bloecher, HUMCAT: Catalogue of Humanoid Reports, case 1968-69 (A0984), citing FSR Special Bulletin # 4, p. 54).

1969 - An architect named Breeus in Zellik, Belgium watched two silent, glowing delta-shaped objects stop in mid-flight at 8:10 p.m. A dog barked furiously during the five minute encounter. The flourescent UFOs hadedges lit by bluish-white light, red underparts, and created fiery exhaust trails. (Sources: FSR, January-February 1972, p. 27; Jacques Bonabot, Catalog of Belgian Cases, case 271).

1971 - In Caleta Buena, Chile a police car engine and its two-way radio failed when a luminous domed oval-shaped object approached the car. It came from over the ocean close to the beach. (Sources: Pablo Petrowitsch, APRO Bulletin, March-April 1972, p. 9; Geoffrey Falla, BUFORA Vehicle Interference Project, p. 57; Mark Rodeghier, UFO Reports Involving Vehicle Interference, p. 56; Richard H. Hall, The UFO Evidence, Volume II:  A Thirty-Year Report, p. 253).

1973 - On this evening two patrolmen in Fort Wayne, Indiana saw an unidentified light while checking on a UFO report from a woman from Churubosco. The object moved slowly. Authorities at Baier Field were notified, who reported that no aircraft were in the vicinity nor had any balloons been launched, but they also observed the object in the western sky. (Source: Skylook, issue 72, p. 15).

1974 - At 12:10 a.m. near Eggardon Hill between Newport and Bridport, England a motorist reported that the interior of his car became cold and there was a loss of power resulting in no acceleration, plus the lights dimmed for four seconds. He witnessed a bluish circular tube with blurred edges that zigzagged as it rose, and was gone from view in 15 seconds. (Source: Mark Rodeghier, UFO Reports Involving Vehicle Interference, p. 63, citing BUFORA).

1974 - Two men at Rock Lake, south of Wheatland, Wyoming saw 35 silver disc-shaped objects approach making a droning noise as they flew to the north at 4:40 p.m. The objects stopped and hovered over the lake. One object tilted, circled, and then ascended. The entire event lasted 35 minutes. (Source: APRO Bulletin, December 1975, p. 6).

1978 - At the army barracks near Biela Lake, Carpathia, Romania the witness of a humanoid encounter the previous night was out with a friend checking an animal trap when they ran into another soldier who suddenly cried out, pointing to a tall dark figure on a nearby hill. The being was standing next to an oil tank. The three men retreated to their barracks, then came back out, noticing that the being was still there. One of them walked towards the figure holding a club in his hand, and attempted to strike at it, but was somehow unable to hit it. That soldier suddenly fell over backwards. The being then bent down and examined him for a few moments. The other two heard a strange sound coming form the being and saw something flash in its hand. They wanted to assist their friend but were unable to move. When the being finally disappeared and they were able to move they went to check on their friend. He was unconscious and half of his body appeared softer than the other half. His face and hands were red. That night other soldiers saw weird dancing egg-shaped lights on top of the hill, and strange marks were found on the barrack window blinds the next day. (Source: Albert S. Rosales, Humanoid Contact Database 1978, case # 1784, citing Boczor Iosif, Fate, September 1994).

1982 - At 6:00 p.m. three witnesses in a rescue boat in Braviken Bay, Ostergotland, Sweden had their navigational radar go crazy when their boat was caught in the wake of a very large object that dove into the ocean from the sky. (Source: Andre Liljegren, AFU Sweden, issue # 25).

1987 - A 16-year-old farm boy and high school student, Tirn Kendall, was driving at 35 mph down a road in Corydon, Indiana when he noticed a bright blue light behind him. Within seconds the Saturn-shaped UFO proceeded to pass him and moved in front, then tilted right to avoid hitting a house, powerlines and trees. The object went straight ahead, and then shot straight up, paused and finally accelerated out of sight. When the UFO passed the car there was a slight stall to the engine, and the headlights and dashboard lights dimmed for a few seconds. The UFO was about the size of a car, had a greenish-yellow glow, antennae, and multicolored (red, orange, blue and green) lights on the rim. There was a bright blue light in the center of the bottom dome and antennae on both the top and bottom domes. The close encounter lasted 15 seconds. (Sources: Francis L. Ridge, Regional Encounters, citing MUFON case # 871104, Field Investigator Delehanty; Dan Wright, MUFON UFO Journal, May 1989, p. 14).

1988 - At 8:00 p.m. a 400 meter long fiery cylinder flew at low altitude over the tundra near Bruderovskiy-Raspadok in the Asiatic region of Vladivostok, Russia. It left behind a white vapor trail. (Source: Timothy Good, The UFO Report 1990, p. 126).

1989 - At 10:30 a.m. a Mr. Kugatov in Voronezh, Russia witnessed an airship-like elliptical object that flew rapidly toward the east, then reversed direction. (Sources: Richard H. Hall, The UFO Evidence, Volume II:  A Thirty-Year Report, p. 155; Jacques Vallee, UFO Chronicles of the Soviet Union: A Cosmic Samizdat, p. 46).

1992 - At around six o'clock in the evening several villagers in Pedrera, Sevilla, Spain, including a woman named Paca and two local boys, were walking up a hill when Paca suddenly felt chills and felt compelled to go to a nearby olive grove. The others followed her. When she entered the olive grove she suddenly felt as if her feet were fixed to the ground and she was unable to move from the spot. Moments later a luminous figure appeared, hovering about 10 meters away in front of an olive tree and suspended on a bright glowing "cloud" 25 cm above the ground. The figure was described as a female wearing a blue dress with a white blouse and an intense sky blue scarf on its head, which is classically similar to descriptions of apparitions of the Virgin Mary. She saw what appeared to be 12 small lights hovering over the figure's head. Another witness, standing directly beside Paca, was not able to see anything. According to Paca the figure had extremely beautiful facial features, but was somewhat pallid. The hair was light brown in color and its eyes were "caramel" colored. She suddenly became able to move again, but when she attempted to approach the glowing figure it seem to vanish, but when she stepped back it would reappear again. This disappearance-reappearance of the apparition was repeated several times. During the encounter the area suddenly became cold. Paca again became paralyzed and was unable to speak, and one of the other witnesses, a young woman, fell to the ground and went into a trance. The young woman began speaking in a slow deliberate manner, repeating the words, "Pray for peace in the world." A strong rose-like fragrance then permeated the area. The apparition moved in slow motion, and it never moved its arms or legs or made any facial gestures. Its body was described as thin and child-like, and was only about one meter in height. It never once spoke to any of the witnesses present. The two local children, Cristina and Sergio, who were present at this time, were to have another encounter two weeks later. Around the same time and in the same area, witnesses observed what they called a "procession of monks" walking in single file in a field. They wore black smocks and cowls that covered their faces completely. Others saw a tall heavy set man, described as wearing a brown monk's outfit, with sandals and walking with a large cane. He had a long dark beard, never spoke to anyone and seemed to be in a trance. Three days before these encounters a local power failure had occurred and a huge white light traversed the area, leaving behind a luminous wake. (Source: Albert S. Rosales, Humanoid Contact Database 1992, citing Edenex Spain, La Virgen del Cuarton).

1992 - A woman abductee from Springfield, Missouri recalled being onboard a craft in the early morning hours, and apparently witnessed a live cattle mutilation in progress being performed by several short, gray-skinned humanoids. She was made to assist with the tissue removal around the jaw of the cow. (Source: Albert S. Rosales, Humanoid Contact Database 1992, case # 1354, citing Linda Moulton Howe, Glimpses of Other Realities Volume I).

1995 - In the early hours after midnight Edson Roberto Marcelo, age 29, was driving along a road near his city of Santa Barbara D'Oeste, Sao Paulo State, Brazil when he noticed a very bright light by the side of the road. A beam of light suddenly illuminated his car, and Edson felt a wave of heat and quickly blacked out. When he came to he found himself several kilometers from where he had seen the light, and 40 minutes of missing time had transpired. Very shaken and with irritated eyes, he next drove to the home of a friend. The next day he found several unexplained marks on his wrists and his ears were buzzing. Upon inspecting his vehicle he noticed that parts of the steering wheel had apparently been melted. Later, he vaguely remembered being inside a room with smooth walls and of lying on top of a table. There he remembers being given a telepathic order instructing him to forget the whole episode. (Sources: Larry Hatch, U computer database, citing Boletim CEPEX; Albert S. Rosales, Humanoid Contact Database 1995, citing CEPEX, UFO Genesis Brazil).

1995 - At 8:25 p.m. a woman called to report seeing a large black triangular mass with no lights hovering and moving slowly near Boise, Idaho. Her son saw the same thing from a different location. It made no sound at all. (Sources: Curt Sutherly, UFO Mysteries: A Reporter Seeks the Truth, p. 195, citing Idaho Statesman, February 25, 1996; Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle).

1996 - At one o'clock in the afternoon two 9-year-old children, a girl and a boy, spotted a four-foot-tall sky-blue figure marching through a cornfield near their school not far from Georgeville, Pennsylvania. The creature was reportedly striding across the clearing, swinging its arms back and forth like a soldier. It had long arms that ended in three fingers. It also had a tube-like appendage coming from the top of its head and dangling down its back. Its skin color was light blue and it had a black "thing" that appeared to be an eye but lower than normal, where a nose should have been. They watched the entity for about nine minutes. (Sources: Joseph Trainor, UFO Roundup website, volume 1, number 31; Albert S. Rosales, Humanoid Contact Database 1996, case # 2486, citing UFO Roundup).

2002 - Two males were driving in Morphett Vale, a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia at 8:30 p.m. when they encountered an intense purple flash of light for 4-5 seconds. They pulled the car over and the driver felt ill. Two minutes later there was another flash of light, accompanied by a strange loss of surrounding noises. (Source: Keith Basterfield, Australian UFO Research Network, case 02092).

2002 - At 5:30 p.m. in Dublin, Ireland four black saucer-shaped and shiny UFOs flew in a straight line formation from the southeast to the northwest. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, September 2002 webpage).

2003 - Pottsdam, New York. A triangular object with red, white, blue and orange lights danced through the sky at 3:00 a.m. It also flew vertically and gave off a partial beam of red light. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, September 2003 webpage).

2006 - A circular disc-shaped object hovered near the ground in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England at 6:00 p.m. It had a black tinted curved perimeter with lights around it. Close to the pavement it let off a green beam of light.(Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, September 2006 webpage, case posted October 30, 2006).

2006 - A witness in North Surrey, British Columbia, Canada observed a hockey stick-shaped object with flames shooting out the back at 4:00 a.m. (Source: Geoff Dittman, 2006 Canadian UFO Survey, case 630).

2007 - A small triangular craft with bright red, blue and yellow lights, 4-5 per side, was observed moving slowing at a few thousand feet altitude over Shanghai, China at 10:00 p.m. (Source: Peter Davenport, National UFO Reporting Center, Seattle, September 2007 webpage, report uploaded October 8, 2007).

Written by Donald A. Johnson, Ph.D. (Revised 25 September 2009).

Compiled from the UFOCAT computer database.

Themes: abduction, animal reaction: dog barking, black triangular craft, BVM apparition, cigar-shaped or cylindrical UFOs, collection of botanical specimens, disc-shaped UFOs, domed discs, gray UFOs, Grey humanoids, human-looking humanoids, luminous UFOs, missing time, multicolored triangular UFOs, nautical UFO seen entering ocean, oval or ovoid UFOs, radio interference, rocking motion, sensations of cold, sensation of heat, translocation, unintelligible language, vehicle EM electrical system interference, very tall humanoids, zigzag maneuvers.

© Donald A. Johnson