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UFO Follows Car – Circa 1930

Orb Following Car - Circa 1930

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The UFO sighting account happened in the town of Waterloo, Ala., in Lauderdale County in late fall of 1930.

By Cheryl Costa
www.syracusenewtimes.com
8-14-17

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“Shortly after pulling up by the school, the occupants of the car saw a bright light that looked like a ball of fire,” Jesse said. “My grandmother was in the back driver’s side of the car, and she said that the light was approaching the car from the rear passenger’s side. They all assumed it was a flash light or car headlight of someone to come open up the door to the school. The light got brighter and it filled the car interior with light. It was so bright, my grandmother said it was as bright as daylight.”

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Alabama witness says UFO lights appeared in triangle shape

An Alabama witness at Pell City reported watching a hovering object with four lights that appeared to be a triangle shape, according to testimony in Case 63597 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

The witness was eastbound along I-20 between Birmingham and Atlanta when the object was first seen about 10:56 p.m. on January 25, 2015.

“I saw a triangular-shaped object with four lights off to my left.” the witness stated. “I continued driving about 65 or 70 mph while I observed the craft. It seemed to be hovering or moving so slowly that I couldn’t tell.”

The object first caught the witnesses’ attention when it projected a light like a searchlight.

“It was foggy, so the searchlight really stood out. At first I thought it was a helicopter shining a searchlight, but the triangular shape of the lights didn’t seem to be a helicopter. The searchlight turned off about 10 seconds after I noticed it.”

The object’s lighting seemed to suggest that it was triangle-shaped. Pictured: I-20 near Pell City, AL. (Credit: Google)

The object’s lighting seemed to suggest that it was triangle-shaped. Pictured: I-20 near Pell City, AL. (Credit: Google)

As the witness approached the object, he was unable to make out the shape of the craft.

“It definitely resembled a triangle instead of a helicopter, like I initially thought it was. The lights were white at first, and faded to red, then to a light green, then back to white. All of the lights changed color at once, and they did not blink.”

The object seemed to be hovering as the witness moved away from it.

“It seemed to hover in place for around a minute before I passed it and it was out of sight. I passed exit 156 on I-20 East a minute or two after I saw the object.”

Pell City is a city in St. Clair County, Alabama, population 9,565.

Alabama is currently a UFO Alert Level 5 – with 1.23 sightings per million population based on MUFON January 2015 statistics. Alabama received a total of six UFO reports in January.

Pell City, AL, is about 34 miles directly east of Birmingham. (Credit: Google)

Pell City, AL, is about 34 miles directly east of Birmingham. (Credit: Google)

The UFO Alert Rating System is based on five levels – 1 through 5 – where states with 4.01 or higher reports per million residents are rated an Alert 1; 3.01 – 4.0 reports are an Alert 2; 2.51 – 3.0 are an Alert 3; 2.01 – 2.5 are an Alert 4; and those states with 2.0 or lower are rated an Alert 5.

Please remember that most UFO sighting can be explained as something natural or man-made. The above quotes were edited for clarity. Please report UFO activity to MUFON.com.

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UFO Shuts Down Witness’s Car

UFO Shuts Down Witness’s Car

By Roger Marsh
OpenMinds.tv
12-10-14

      An Alabama witness recalls a UFO encounter near Scottsboro when “an intense white light” engulfed the vehicle he was driving and shut off the car, street lights and watches, according to December 10, 2014, testimony in Case 61905 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

The events occurred in April of 1981 when the witness accompanied his fiancée and her parents to visit the fiancée’s brother and family in Scottsboro. . . .

. . . “At around 11:30 p.m. we left her brother’s house and began the 5-7 mile trip to the in-law’s house. After about a quarter-mile the car began to knock and shut off. The radio stopped and shut off. At the same time, a bright white light appeared over the tree line just off the road to the right – approximately to the northeast.”

The sounds of Mother Nature disappeared.

“We had the windows cracked about two inches and noticed no crickets which we heard upon leaving the house and entering the car. The road is narrow at that point, with water on the left side and a house just prior to it. There is a street light at that point, which had also turned off when the bright light appeared.”

The witnesses did not understand what was happening to them.

“As the intense and blinding white light shone upon us through the windshield with us trying to peer up and find out what was going on, Anna asked if we should get out to see.

“I said, ‘No,’ also mentioning that we should stay buckled in and lock the doors, forgetting about the windows being partially down.”

They then noticed another anomaly.

“I looked at my new Seiko LCD watch and it had stopped, as the screen was blank and even the internal light would not work when I pressed the button. Anna’s battery powered analog watch even stopped. I don’t remember the exact time, though.” . . .

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UFO shuts down witness’s car in rural Alabama

An Alabama witness recalls a UFO encounter near Scottsboro when “an intense white light” engulfed the vehicle he was driving and shut off the car, street lights and watches, according to December 10, 2014, testimony in Case 61905 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

The events occurred in April of 1981 when the witness accompanied his fiancée and her parents to visit the fiancée’s brother and family in Scottsboro.

“I drove the entire distance in her father’s car, a late model Olds Cutlass coupe,” the witness stated. “We had been visiting and talking into the night and I had a beer or two. It began to get late and my fiancée (now wife, Anna, of over 33 years) and I were to go stay with her brother’s in-laws in town.”

The witness described the area.

“Her brother lived in a log home on a peninsula into the back waters and main channel of the Tennessee River at Roseberry Creek. It was populated with some street lights, but not many. The evening was clear with few clouds and a partial full moon.

As the white light engulfed the vehicle, the engine shut off. Pictured: Scottsboro, AL. (Credit: Google)

As the white light engulfed the vehicle, the engine shut off. Pictured: Scottsboro, AL. (Credit: Google)

“It should also be noted that just up the Tennessee River, in Stevenson, was, at that time, a nuclear reactor project which was in the process of being built in Hollywood, just to the north of the location of this incident, the Bellefont reactor project.

“I am not sure if there was any nuclear material at the site at that time, as the unit is still unfinished. Another site just north of the Bellefont unit, at Widow’s Creek, is coal fired and likely being shutdown.”

The witness describes the road trip.

“At around 11:30 p.m. we left her brother’s house and began the 5-7 mile trip to the in-law’s house. After about a quarter-mile the car began to knock and shut off. The radio stopped and shut off. At the same time, a bright white light appeared over the tree line just off the road to the right – approximately to the northeast.”

The sounds of Mother Nature disappeared.

“We had the windows cracked about two inches and noticed no crickets which we heard upon leaving the house and entering the car. The road is narrow at that point, with water on the left side and a house just prior to it. There is a street light at that point, which had also turned off when the bright light appeared.”

The witnesses did not understand what was happening to them.

“As the intense and blinding white light shone upon us through the windshield with us trying to peer up and find out what was going on, Anna asked if we should get out to see.

“I said, ‘No,’ also mentioning that we should stay buckled in and lock the doors, forgetting about the windows being partially down.”

They then noticed another anomaly.

“I looked at my new Seiko LCD watch and it had stopped, as the screen was blank and even the internal light would not work when I pressed the button. Anna’s battery powered analog watch even stopped. I don’t remember the exact time, though.”

The two witnesses also noticed that streets lights were shutting off and that their watches had stopped. Pictured: Scottsboro, AL. (Credit: Google)

The two witnesses also noticed that streets lights were shutting off and that their watches had stopped. Pictured: Scottsboro, AL. (Credit: Google)

Then the light vanished.

“After what seemed to be an eternity, the bright white light simply disappeared. No noise of any kind was heard until the radio came back on and the crickets began to chirp again. We looked at each other in shock at what had just occurred. I remember her watch having restarted, but was about 10 minutes ahead and thought that was very weird since the second hand had stopped when I looked at it while the light was present.”

The witness had to restart the car.

“I started the car after putting it in park. Apparently, I must have let the engine help slow us to a stop after the vacuum from the power brake booster was spent from my heavy braking. We continued on our journey to the in-laws and agreed to not speak a word of our experience as we thought people would think us crazy.”

They then learned that other family members had experienced something similar.

“Many years later, in 2007, while in Chicago visiting her youngest niece from Alabama who is now an ER doctor, we mentioned the above story to her from 26 years prior. She was not amazed as her grandparents whom we stayed with on that visit in 1981, had also experienced the exact same situation in the same location numerous times. They are both now deceased and cannot corroborate or tell their stories.”

The witness says they had information about UFOs prior to this incident.

“While I believed in UFOs before 1981, a now deceased uncle worked with the USAF’s FTD group at WPAFB here in Dayton and was elusively frank with me when describing Project Blue Book, using a non-denial denial phrase to let me know about this subject, I had never thought much about it for about 12 years. I don’t believe I was influenced by any unconscious belief in UFOs with this experience in April of 1981. However, since that time, both my wife and I are avid believers and do not push aside many stories of similar or more involved sightings. Sure, the government could be working on secret projects and the like, but that only begs the question: Where did they get the technology so quickly?”

Scottsboro is a city in Jackson County, Alabama, population 14,770. The above testimony was edited for clarity.

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Triangle UFO Hovers Over Alabama Bridge

Triangle UFO Hovers Over Alabama Bridge

By Roger Marsh
OpenMinds.tv
11-20-14

     An Alabama witness driving along I-459 at the Morgan Road exit near Hoover reported watching a black triangle UFO hovering over a bridge, according to testimony in Case 61566 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

The witness was driving toward Hoover at 5:55 p.m. on November 19, 2014, and had just passed the Morgan Road exit when the object was first seen.

“I see what looks like a small, two-seat airplane,” the witness stated. “I say that because it was low – tree tops – and was moving across the sky going to my right. It was not going too fast. The Bessemer airport is about 5-10 miles from where I was.”

But then the object made an unusual maneuver.

“All of a sudden this object turns upside down and goes back to the left. It stops and hovers. I was thinking – that sure don’t act or seem like a small airplane?”

The witness continued to move closer to the object.

“As I get close I see it’s a black triangle craft hovering right over a bridge along I-459. I could not believe it. Someone else had to see it. The interstate was busy – but so far no reports on the news.”

The witness drove under the object.

“As I drove up I-459 and went under the overpass/bridge, I was right under this thing. Like I said, it was a dark triangle craft hovering. It had 3-4 lights on each side. They were white, bright like a big flood light. They were blinking on and off. One side the lights would blink 1,2,3,4. Then go dark. Then the other side would blink 1,2,3,4.”

The witness could not stop.

“I tried to slow down and get a picture but traffic would not allow it. I saw this thing for about 30 seconds to one minute. Once I was under it – it was very, very low – tree top height.” . . .

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Triangle UFO hovers over Alabama I-459 bridge

An Alabama witness driving along I-459 at the Morgan Road exit near Hoover reported watching a black triangle UFO hovering over a bridge, according to testimony in Case 61566 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

The witness was driving toward Hoover at 5:55 p.m. on November 19, 2014, and had just passed the Morgan Road exit when the objet was first seen.

“I see what looks like a small, two-seat airplane,” the witness stated. “I say that because it was low – tree tops – and was moving across the sky going to my right. It was not going too fast. The Bessemer airport is about 5-10 miles from where I was.”

The witness had just passed the Morgan Road exit along I-459 when the hovering triangle UFO was first seen. (Credit: Google)

The witness had just passed the Morgan Road exit along I-459 when the hovering triangle UFO was first seen. (Credit: Google)

But then the object made an unusual maneuver.

“All of a sudden this object turns upside down and goes back to the left. It stops and hovers. I was thinking – that sure don’t act or seem like a small airplane?”

The witness continued to move closer to the object.

“As I get close I see it’s a black triangle craft hovering right over a bridge along I-459. I could not believe it. Someone else had to see it. The interstate was busy – but so far no reports on the news.”

The witness drove under the object.

“As I drove up I-459 and went under the overpass/bridge, I was right under this thing. Like I said, it was a dark triangle craft hovering. It had 3-4 lights on each side. They were white, bright like a big flood light. They were blinking on and off. One side the lights would blink 1,2,3,4. Then go dark. Then the other side would blink 1,2,3,4.”

The witness could not stop.

“I tried to slow down and get a picture but traffic would not allow it. I saw this thing for about 30 seconds to one minute. Once I was under it – it was very, very low – tree top height.”

The witness could not stop with the heavy traffic, but assumes many others had to have seen the hovering object. Pictured: I-459 near the Morgan Road exit. (Credit: Google)

The witness could not spot with the heavy traffic, but assumes many others had to have seen the hovering object. Pictured: I-459 near the Morgan Road exit. (Credit: Google)

The witness reported that a relative saw something odd close to the time of his own sighting.

“What is also strange is about 10 minutes before I saw this craft my aunt said something flew over her house and made a strange noise. She lives west of where I was – maybe about 5-10 minutes away. She said something was in the air coming over her house and made a strange noise. She did not see it, but heard something. Odd for sure.”

Hoover is a city in Jefferson and Shelby Counties in north central Alabama, population 84,126.

Alabama has a current UFO Alert Rating of 5 with a low number of recent reports nationally. Alabama had 2 UFO reports that occurred during October 2014 – calculated at 0.41 sightings per million population.

The UFO Alert Rating System is based on five levels – 1 through 5 – where states with 4.01 or higher reports per million residents are rated an Alert 1; 3.01 – 4.0 reports are an Alert 2; 2.51 – 3.0 are an Alert 3; 2.01 – 2.5 are an Alert 4; and those states with 2.0 or lower are rated an Alert 5.

Please remember that most UFO sighting can be explained as something natural or man-made. The above quotes were edited for clarity. Please report UFO activity to MUFON.com.

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Hovering Alabama disc UFO accelerates quickly

An Alabama witness at Huguley reported watching a disc-shaped UFO with “two bright, tubular-shaped lights” hovering over nearby treetops, according to testimony in Case 61372 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

The witness was eastbound along I-85 near Huguley about 3 a.m. on November 2, 2014, when the object was first seen.

“A disc-shaped craft with two bright, tubular-shaped lights descended slowly from the west into my view,” the witness stated. “It hovered over the treetops along the roadside for a few seconds. I was on a straight portion of the highway with no other traffic and I just stared at the craft. There were no distractions of my view.”

The witness described lights on the UFO that were side-by-side along the bottom of the craft and seemed to extend its entire length. Pictured: Huguley, Alabama.  (Credit: Google)

The witness described lights on the UFO that were side-by-side along the bottom of the craft and seemed to extend its entire length. Pictured: Huguley, Alabama. (Credit: Google)

The witness described the object.

“The white lights were very clear and bright and not blinking. They were side-by-side on the bottom of the craft and seemed to extend its entire length. I could barely see the craft outline as it hovered because it blended with the night sky. The weather at the time was cool and mild and only partly cloudy with the temperature in the 45 or 50-degree range.”

After hovering for a short period of time, the object moved quickly away.

“After hovering for maybe five seconds, it ascended into the southeast sky with incredible acceleration and disappeared quickly. Its departure was a very quick swoop upwards and
I could not tell if it changed direction.”

After hovering for about five seconds, the craft accelerated and moved quickly away. Pictured: Huguley, Alabama.  (Credit: Google)

After hovering for about five seconds, the craft accelerated and moved quickly away. Pictured: Huguley, Alabama. (Credit: Google)

Huguley is an unincorporated community in Chambers County, Alabama, population 2,540.

Alabama has a current UFO Alert Rating of 5 with a low number of recent reports nationally. Alabama had 2 UFO reports that occurred during October 2014 – calculated at .41 sightings per million population.

The UFO Alert Rating System is based on five levels – 1 through 5 – where states with 4.01 or higher reports per million residents are rated an Alert 1; 3.01 – 4.0 reports are an Alert 2; 2.51 – 3.0 are an Alert 3; 2.01 – 2.5 are an Alert 4; and those states with 2.0 or lower are rated an Alert 5.

Please remember that most UFO sighting can be explained as something natural or man-made. The above quotes were edited for clarity. Please report UFO activity to MUFON.com.

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Alabama witness says ‘massive-sized triangle’ UFO hovered overhead

An Alabama witness at Gulf Shores reported watching a “massive-sized triangle” that appeared to be a half-mile away over Highway 59 west, according to testimony in Case 59981 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

The witness and his family were vacating in the area when the object was first seen from a condo balcony about 9:30 p.m. on September 17, 2014.

“There had been a heavy cloud cover most of the day and was still present that night,” the witness stated. “The cloud cover was so thick I could observe no stars or planets. As I turned to my right, which would be a southwest direction, I saw three finger-tipped-sized yellow lights in a triangular pattern with a large expanse between them.”

The object appeared to hover, but slowly pivoted to change to a more southern direction. Pictured: Gulf Shores, Alabama. (Credit: Google)

The object appeared to hover, but slowly pivoted to change to a more southern direction. Pictured: Gulf Shores, Alabama. (Credit: Google)

The witness cleaned the binocular lens thinking it was dust or moisture and then continued to watch.

“As I watched the objects hovering just below the dense dark clouds, it became obvious it had a huge, dark, dense mass and triangular form. It appeared to be hovering perhaps a half-mile from my location with one light over Highway 59 west, one over water but close to the beach shore area and one light probably 300 to 400 feet out into the Gulf, but it was so dark with cloud coverage it was difficult to judge distance.”

The object remained in one spot, but seemed to move in place.

“It appeared to hover, but slowly pivoted to change to a more southern direction.”

The witness went inside momentarily and when he returned to the deck, the object was gone.

“The distance between lights and the dark density of the mass made me think of the Phoenix sighting several years ago. I have observed several UFOs over the years, but nothing this size before. I make an effort to eliminate other possibilities before stating an object is a UFO. I do not react with fear of them but just silently observe them when I have seen them. I will add that the object could not be seen at all with the naked eye but only with my binoculars, yet, no stars at all could be seen. I do not have video or photos of the sighting.”

The witness said the object reminded him of the 1997 Phoenix Lights sighting. Pictured: Gulf Shores, Alabama. (Credit: Google)

The witness said the object reminded him of the 1997 Phoenix Lights sighting. Pictured: Gulf Shores, Alabama. (Credit: Google)

Gulf Shores is a coastal city in Baldwin County, Alabama, population 9,741. Alabama MUFON is investigating. Alabama has a current UFO Alert Rating of 5 with a low number of recent reports nationally. Alabama had 11 UFO reports in August 2014 – the 18th highest reporting state – while California had 99 reports as the highest reporting state. The above quotes were edited for clarity. Please report UFO activity to MUFON.com.

The UFO Alert Rating System is based on five levels – 1 through 5 – where states with 150 or more reports for the month are rated an Alert 1; states with 100 or more reports are rated an Alert 2; 25 reports or more for the month are rated an Alert 3; 13 or more reports are rated an Alert 4; and those states with less than 13 reports for the month are an Alert 5.

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