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Vehicle Interference Cases

Photographs of close-range metallic object taken near Zdany, Poland Featured Case

January, 8, 2006 - Zdany, Poland

A series of photographs was taken during an encounter with a metallic object by multiple witnesses near Zdany, Poland, in January 2006. Two men were returning from a wedding party when they spotted an object flying across the road. A moment later their car engine stopped, as well as the engine of another car behind them. One of the witnesses took a series of photographs. The encounter lasted at least 8 minutes, after which the car engines started with no problems.  View full report

Source: Nautilus Foundation, Poland   ID: 926
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Photo, Vehicle Interference

Large triangular UFO photographed over Puerto Rico Featured Case

May, 15, 2005 - Carolina, Puerto Rico

"I saw an immense triangular object... I can tell you [and compare it] to the size of a ball park or two enormous ball parks. It was going very slowly and passed directly over me... It made no noise whatsoever and was going slowly, very slowly, and thats when the van's engine and lights went out completely... I managed to capture the craft and photograph it.  View full report

Source: Scott Corrales (INEXPLICATA - Journal of Hispanic Ufology)   ID: 564
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Photo, Vehicle Interference, E-M Effects, Physiological Effects, Animal Reaction

Large, Luminous UFO Stops Cars, Electronics In City

July, 15, 2002 - Campamento Vespucio, Argentina

An unidentified flying object (UFO) of large size and intense luminosity was seen in the town of Campamento Vespucio. The event caused a sensation in this community. The object was of the size and shape of a rugby ball. The phones stopped working and the electrical systems of several cars were left for dead.  View full report

Source: Scott Corrales - 'El Tribuno' de Salta - Argentina July 21, 2002 - Rense.com   ID: 30
Case Type: PressReport    Features:  E-M Effects, Vehicle Interference

UFO Encounter at Little Fox Lake, Yukon Featured Case

March, 30, 2000 - Little Fox Lake, Yukon Territory, Canada

Witnesses saw a 30 to 40ft diameter saucer, hovering about 200 ft off the ground! . It was a classic disc shape with a dome on top. The dome had two curved windows or lights from which a blue light was shining. The car headlights dimmed and their tape deck stopped playing. Their watches stopped functioning.  View full report

Source: Martin Jasek   ID: 115
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  E-M Effects, Vehicle Interference, Portholes/Windows, Witness Sketch, Witness Photo

Car-stop UFO encounter near Velje, Jutland (Denmark)

September, 29, 1995 - Vejle, Jutland, Denmark

A 24-year-old man was driving to visit his parents in Vejle in Jutland, Denmark, when he experienced a dramatic stopping of his car when a disc-shaped UFO with a powerful light hovered over his vehicle. The object was only 3-4 meters above the car, and he could see a number of circular lamps on the underside. After a short time the intensity of the light from the UFO diminished, and it slowly moved away and out of sight; he was able to start the car again normally.  View full report

Source: Kim Moller Hansen, in Evans and Stacey (1997)   ID: 733
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Vehicle Encounter, Vehicle Interference, Animal Reaction, E-M Effects

UFO lands to repair hole in its hull (Transvaal, South Africa) Featured Case

March, 30, 1995 - Transvaal, South Africa

When a local farmer from Groot Marico in the western Transvaal plains region first observed the saucer-shaped object on Thursday morning, he noticed that it had a distinctly visible hole in its hull. The farmer, Mr. Jan Pienaar (45), is of the opinion that this "vehicle" landed on a remote country road between Coligny and Brakspruit to have its damaged hull repaired. However, his arrival probably prompted the "vehicle's" hasty retreat and rapid ascent into the sky.  View full report

Source: Afrikaanse Sonntagzeitung Rapport (South Africa), Apr. 2, 1995   ID: 713
Case Type: PressReport    Features:  Landing, Vehicle Interference, Portholes/Windows, Physiological Effects, Physical Trace, Smell/Odor

Contact Case in Georgia (Eastern Europe)

July, 4, 1989 - Tbilisi, Georgia

From the witness: "...I saw a "flying saucer". It was standing to the left of me and has three legs. All around it were colored lights. At the bottom were stairs and illuminated windows. From the "Saucer" 15-20 meters away were standing four figures. They were 2.5 – 3 meters in height."  View full report

Source: Georgian Ufological Association (GUFOA),   ID: 998
Case Type: RawReport    Features:  Humanoid/Occupant, E-M Effects, Vehicle Interference, Humming, Communication, Contact

Knowles Family UFO Encounter in Mundrabilla, Australia Featured Case

January, 21, 1988 - Mundrabilla , Australia

The Mundrabilla incident of a few years ago received much media publicity. The Knowles described how the UFO shot over their car and lifted it off the road. Their voices changed in pitch, the family dog in the car went crazy, and the car started shaking. The news media described the incident as a 'UFO attack' and reported that the car was covered by strange dust.  View full report

Source: UFO Research Queensland (Australia)   ID: 1090
Case Type: MajorCase    Features:  Vehicle Encounter, Physiological Effects, Animal Reaction, Vehicle Interference, Physical Trace, Humming, Light Beam

Carlos Diaz Photo and Contact Case (Mexico) Featured Case

January, 1981 - Ajusco National Forest , Mexico

"The source of light revealed itself to be a large, orange, oval-shaped UFO, slowly hovering about 30 metres from his car... The whole car began to shake violently. Diaz got out of the vehicle and took two more photographs before the craft sped up vertically into the sky..." This encounter marked the beginning of what was to develop into a fascinating and long-running contactee case.  View full report

Source: The X Factor, Issue 89   ID: 1091
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Contact, Photo, Vehicle Interference

Sixty-foot craft lands with two occupants (Johnny Sands case)

January, 29, 1976 - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Johnny Sands, a country-western singer living in Las Vegas, saw a 60-foot craft at about 1000 feet altitude, shaped like the Goodyear blimp, with portholes around the circumference. The object appeared to land, and Sands then saw two figures approaching. Then, he "froze" -- he wanted to move, but he couldn't. The figures came near him, to about three feet away.  View full report

Source: APRO Bulletin, Vol. 24 No. 9 (Mar 1976)   ID: 314
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Physiological Effects, Vehicle Interference, Humanoid/Occupant, Polygraph Test, Portholes/Windows

UFO with two occupants hovers over man's car

1975 - San Antonio, Texas, United States

A 48-year-old San Antonio sheet metal worker claims he had a close encounter of the third kind with two occupants of a UFO. He was driving his pickup truck just south of San Antonio when he "was approached, spotlighted and, nearly buffeted off the road by an unidentified craft," investigators report.  View full report

Source: San Antonio Evening News (San Antonio, TX), Feb. 20, 1978   ID: 437
Case Type: PressReport    Features:  Humanoid/Occupant, Vehicle Interference, Witness Sketch, 'Dyad Scout Craft'

UFOs 'escort' Mexican aircraft Featured Case

May, 2, 1974 - En route from Guerrero state to Mexico City, Mexico

Carlos Antonio de los Santos Montiel was flying en route from Guerrero state to Mexico city in his Piper Aztec 24, he became aware of three objects positioned extremely close around the plane. He heard a noise from below, as if one of the objects had collided with his plane. He then noticed that the aircraft controls and landing gear were frozen.  View full report

Source: APRO Bulletin, Vol. 24 No. 2 (Aug 1975)   ID: 311
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Radar, Pilot/Aircrew, Vehicle Interference, Multiple UFOs, Witness Photo

Close encounter with saucer at Quakers Hill, Australia

1974 - Quakers Hill, Australia

"My sister and myself were driving... when the car suddenly shook violently then completely stopped, nothing worked, not even the radio... That's when I observed this massive circular disc shaped object, it didn't seem to be much higher than the power pole. It was surrounded completely by lights and had a dome in the middle on the top."  View full report

Source: UFO Research (NSW), Australia   ID: 620
Case Type: RawReport    Features:  Vehicle Interference, Witness Sketch

Object emits three discs, responds to light signals

August, 1972 - Minnesota, United States

A family of six was returning from their vacation in the U.S. at night when they observed a UFO, which zoomed straight toward them. They used a flashlight and flashed four times — short flashes — and immediately the object flashed back four times. Three smaller discs were seen leaving the large disc.  View full report

Source: APRO Bulletin, Vol. 25 No. 2 (Aug. 1976)   ID: 347
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  E-M Effects, Vehicle Interference, Interaction/Reaction, Multiple UFOs

Maureen Puddy's close encounter in Victoria, Australia, 1972

July, 5, 1972 - Frankston, Victoria, Australia

On 5 July 1972, 27-year-old Maureen Puddy saw a ufo on the Alooraduc Road near Frankston, in Victoria, Australia. The object was a huge blue disc, which hovered above, her car as she returned from visiting her son in hospital. Twenty days later, at almost the same spot, it returned. This time it seemed to drain power from the car, causing it to stop; indeed, the car appeared to steer itself to the roadside. A voice in her head told her, 'All your tests will be negative.' It then said: 'Tell media, do not panic. We mean no harm..'  View full report

Source: Judith Magee, VUFORS   ID: 814
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Vehicle Encounter, Vehicle Interference, Communication

Danish police officer has two close encounters (the Maarup sightings) Featured Case

August, 13, 1970 - Hadersley, Denmark

Danish police officer Evald Maarup was driving through the countryside near Hadersley, when he encountered a brilliantly lit UFO. Suddenly there was a fierce light beaming down on him, his car engine cut out, and the car lights and his radio stopped working. Above him, Maarup could make out a large circular object which he watched for about five minutes, before it moved away rapidly. Three years later, Maarup had another encounter with the same or a similar object at exactly the same place.  View full report

Source: UFOs at Close Sight - Ufologie.net   ID: 734
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Vehicle Encounter, Vehicle Interference, E-M Effects, Police, Light Beam, Witness Sketch, Witness Photo
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