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Roswell UFO Incident (Crash and Recovery) Featured Case

July, 3, 1947 - Roswell, New Mexico, United States

In early July 1947 an incident occurred in the desert just outside of Roswell, NM. Many people have heard of the Roswell UFO crash, but very few people know the details of the incident. The following account of the 1947 UFO incident was taken from public records, from information provided by the International UFO Museum and from the press release for UFO Encounter 1997.  View full report

Source: Roswell Online   ID: 1134
Case Type: MajorCase    Features:  Crash/Retrieval, Humanoid/Occupant, Military, Witness Sketch, Witness Photo

The 1947 Kenneth Arnold UFO Sighting Featured Case

June, 24, 1947 - Near Mt. Rainier, Washington, United States

The modern phenomena of UFOs and “flying saucers” began in Washington state on June 24, 1947, when Kenneth Arnold spotted nine mysterious, high-speed objects “flying like a saucer would” along the crest of the Cascade Range near Mount Rainier. His report made international headlines and triggered hundreds of similar accounts of “flying saucers” locally and across the nation.  View full report

Source: Loy Lawhon, About.com   ID: 511
Case Type: MajorCase    Features:  Pilot/Aircrew, Witness Sketch, Witness Photo, Multiple UFOs

The 'Alien Autopsy' Film (Socorro, NM 1947 UFO Crash) Featured Case

1947 - Socorro, New Mexico, United States

In 1995 London based businessman Ray Santilli caused what has been arguably the biggest controversy in the entire history of UFO research when he launched his 'Alien Autopsy' film across the front pages of magazines and via the TV screen in over 20 different countries.  View full report

Source: Michael Hesemann, Nexus Magazine, 1996   ID: 809
Case Type: MajorCase    Features:  Alien Photograph, Crash/Retrieval, Humanoid/Occupant, Physical Trace

New Mexico UFO Crash Encounter In 1945 Featured Case

August, 16, 1945 - San Antonio, New Mexico, United States

Reme Baca and Jose Padilla were young boys living in San Antonio, New Mexico in August 1945 when, they say, they literally stumbled across the remains of what they believe to have been an alien spacecraft. Their personal account of the case displays many of the key ingredients of crashed UFO lore.  View full report

Source: Ben Moffett, The Mountain Mail, Socorro NM, Nov. 2, 2003   ID: 852
Case Type: StandardCase    Features:  Crash/Retrieval, Humanoid/Occupant, Children, Witness Photo

UFO Crash and Retrieval in Missouri, 1941 Featured Case

April, 1941 - Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States

One of the most mysterious stories of a crashed UFO with alien bodies preceded the well know Roswell events by some six years. Reverend William Huffman was summoned to pray over alien crash victims outside of Cape Girardeau, Missouri in the spring of 1941. He was shown three victims, not human as expected, but small alien bodies with large eyes, hardly a mouth or ears, and hairless.  View full report

Source: Excerpt from UFO Casebook (BJ Booth)   ID: 858
Case Type: MajorCase    Features:  Crash/Retrieval, Humanoid/Occupant, Clergy, Witness Photo, Witness Sketch
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