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Nuclear Facilities (Nuclear Bases and Power Plants)

'Sinister-looking' black triangle craft with 4 lights over Kentucky

September, 30, 2005 - Paducah, Kentucky, United States

The witness was going home when he encountered "a sinister looking thick flat black triangle with rounded edges and four large white lights under it. [It was] flat across the bottom." The apparent size of the object was two feet across at arm's length. There was a "very low rumble that seemed to be behind and higher up than the [object]."  View full report

Source: UFOEvidence.org   ID: 586
Case Type: RawReport    Features:  Witness Sketch, Nuclear Facility

Triangular-shaped, silent object with lights seen in Kentucky

September, 4, 2005 - Murray, Kentucky, United States

"We saw a triangular shaped object traveling south-east. It was moving faster than an airplane. It was similar to an isosoleis triangle; the two longest sides were lined with atleast 6 lights each and the shortest side appered dark/transparent. It appeared to be as large as 2 1/2 moons. It was silently traveling low in the horizon."  View full report

Source: UFOEvidence.org   ID: 467
Case Type: RawReport    Features:  Witness Sketch, Nuclear Facility

Large triangular craft with three lights at each end Featured Case

July, 5, 2004 - Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

"There it is coming right over the house. This thing is massive!... 3 lights (brownish orange very dim ), one at each point of the triangle, not that it is pointed but at the ends. The ends are rounded off. It seems to be a blue black color but flat no shine, almost a rough finish, a circular dome dead center of the bottom in a hexagon type enclosure. "  View full report

Source: Brian Vike, HBCCUFO Research (www.hbccufo.org)   ID: 457
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Witness Sketch, Nuclear Facility

UFO hovers over Russian military base near nuclear test site of Kapustin Yar Featured Case

July, 28, 1989 - Kapustin Yar, Russian Federation

In 1989, at a military base near the nuclear test site of Kapustin Yar, members of two army units noticed a UFO which hovered for hours over the arsenal of the base. The KGB files contained the handwritten reports of the sighting. It flew over the stores of the unit and moved in the direction of the missile arsenal. When it hovered over the arsenal, a bright ray appeared on its underside.  View full report

Source: Michael Hesemann, 1998   ID: 663
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Military, Nuclear Facility, Light Beam, Witness Sketch

Space Case: The Night the Coast Guard Got Buzzed

March, 4, 1988 - Lake Erie, Ohio, United States

This incident involves a football shaped object, "larger than the Goodyear blimp," which released up to a half dozen triangular shaped lights and objects, some of them fyling towards the Perry nuclear power plant and Eastlake coal burning plant.  View full report

Source: UFOs at Close Sight (Patrick Gross)   ID: 8
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Multiple UFOs, Nuclear Facility

Close Encounter at Indian Point Nuclear Reactor, NY Featured Case

June, 14, 1984 - Buchahan, New York, United States

The object consisted of ten or more lights arranged in a boomerang pattern. It appeared to be hovering about a quarter of a mile from one of the gates to the complex, and at that distance, they could not make out any shape... He estimated the object was at least 300 feet from one end to the other.  View full report

Source: J. Allen Hynek, Philip J. Imbrogno, and Bob Pratt (excerpt from Night Siege: The Hudson Valley UFO Sightings)   ID: 1080
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Nuclear Facility, E-M Effects, Group Sighting

The Rendlesham Forest Incident Featured Case

December, 26, 1980 - Rendlesham Forest, United Kingdom

What is widely considered Britain’s most extraordinary encounter took place between 26 and 28 December 1980. It involved at least a dozen civilians from villages surrounding Rendlesham Forest, a large pine wood in south east Suffolk eight miles from the large town of Ipswich. However, it also gained a high profile because of its military witnesses, part of a huge USAF contingent at the twin bases of RAF Bentwaters and Woodbridge located beside the forest.  View full report

Source: Jenny Randles   ID: 279
Case Type: MajorCase    Features:  Physical Trace, Physiological Effects, Military, Nuclear Facility, Witness Photo, Witness Sketch

Kirtland Air Force Base 1980 UFO Landing

August, 9, 1980 - Kirtland AFB, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

On the morning of August 9, 1980, several security guards at the Manzano Weapons Storage Area, adjacent to Kirtland AFB, saw a bright light descend in (a) restricted area. A fourth guard observed a disk shaped light in the vicinity of a bunker used to store nuclear weapons. The incident resulted in a report being filed with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) at Kirtland.  View full report

Source: Francis Ridge, NICAP   ID: 218
Case Type: MajorCase    Features:  Military, Nuclear Facility

Black sphere hovers near U.S. Naval Comm. Station at North West Cape, Australia

October, 25, 1973 - North-West Cape, Australia

According to official reports, at 7.30 p.m. Lieutenant Commander M, of the US Navy, observed 'a large black, airborne object' in the airspace over the important US intelligence base at North-West Cape. US Navy Fire Captain L had also seen the object. The object was about 10 metres in diameter and was about 300 metres above the ground. It was completely stationary except for a halo around its centre, which appeared to be either revolving or pulsating.  View full report

Source: Bill Chalker (1996)   ID: 629
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Military, Nuclear Facility

The Malmstrom Air Force Base UFO/Missile Incident (Nuclear missiles shutdown during UFO encounter) Featured Case

March, 16, 1967 - Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, United States

From the witness Robert Salas: "I received a call from my security guard who was quite frightened as he reported that an unidentifiable flying object was hovering immediately above the front gate. The object was illuminated by a red glow.... many of our missiles became disabled... a similar incident had occurred at another site and they had all of their missiles disabled while UFOs were observed directly over the launch sites."  View full report

Source: Robert Salas, (MUFON)   ID: 1017
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Military, Silent, Nuclear Facility, Witness Photo

Squadron of Discs Over Atomic Test Site

October, 1951 - Nellis Air Force Base, Yucca Flat, Nevada, United States

Formation of 18 silvery, rotating, disc-shaped objects, each one with a dome, come down over a nuclear test site, hover for 10 to 15 minutes, and then depart, at an angle, vanishing out of sight in seconds."  View full report

Source: NICAP, Walter Webb   ID: 35
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Military, Nuclear Facility
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