The following database contains reports of unidentified aerial phenomena submitted
HARTLEY, NSW -
I was on a friend’s farm hunting with two other people. We woke around 4.30am and
as I went outside, I looked to my right and saw this weird smoke going upwards, but
round like a car spring shape. Then we saw the UFO; it came over towards us & stopped
right above us, hovering. It was the size of a football oval, round-
Batemans Bay -
‘C’ and her 12 year old girlfriend were horse riding along a track in a wooded area when they suddenly heard a humming noise. Something rose up from behind the trees in front of them. ‘C’ described it as big as a house with lights going around it. Her usual quiet horse started rearing up and whinnying. She recalls this happening around 11 am. The next thing that the 2 girls remembered is being much further back on the track and facing in the wrong direction. They could hear ‘C’s mum calling for them. She had come looking for the girls because they were due home at 11.30am. It was now 1.30pm. ‘C’ remembered that her horse freaked out for about 2 weeks after the incident. She still sees her girlfriend who was riding with her that day, but she refuses to talk about it.
Report submitted by witness:
At the time we dismissed it as maybe it was connected with the army. But after reading your story, I feel it should be recorded.
We live at Rossmore with a great view west to the foothills of the Blue Mountains.
Around 9.00pm (date unknown) I looked west and noticed an orange circle of light
around eye level. It was not glowing bright and was stationary. I watched for two-
Larnook, NSW – 2001 In 2001 I was living in a rural area called Larnook. Being a
mainly farming area, it wasn't highly populated and did not have any regular flight
paths over it, or none that were noticeable. One night around 11pm, a friend and
I were sitting up late talking, looking out our window, which was the full size of
the wall and watching the sky -
A lives on a property in a remote area in Picton. On 30th October 2001 A took her
dogs outside before retiring around 10.30pm. A light shining through the trees caught
her eye, moving slowly into a clearer view. She was amazed to see a huge 'boomerang
shaped' object hovering above the neighbour's house. A described the object as being
a dull light glow, no flashing lights, moving at low altitude -
It then moved away from her, heading south until she could hardly see it. The object then came back to its original position. It did this countless times within a minute, circling in an anti clockwise direction. The object always seemed to come back to the same position and hovered in a strange 'grill like' cloud. A recalled that as it went into this cloud it became very faint. Then it reappeared, circled and moved back into the cloud, as if it was using it for cover. She estimated that the craft was no more than 100 metres away from her.
A then alerted a friend who joined her at the property. They watched it for approximately
Spring of 2001 at approximately 5:50pm Witness Describes the encounter:
While living in the relatively new and heavily residential area of Hinchinbrook (Western
Sydney) myself and a friend were walking toward the house from the driveway when
we both saw what we agree as a UFO. It moved into view over the roof of the house
at an astonishingly slow speed, approximately half the speed (or less) of the local
aircraft. I immediately recognised the shape and light configuration of the craft
as the well documented (internet) triangle UFO seen at the US base in the UK and
subsequently seen in Belgium. We stopped for several seconds to watch the craft slowly
cross overhead and though still in the early evening light, was unable to discern
any markings other than the black triangle shape with 3 non-
away entirely into the horizon (notably toward the old Hoxton Park airfield). This is an accurate account of what my friend
and I experienced, however my relative is very closed minded and struggles to believe what he has seen with his own eyes.
Larnook, NSW – 2001
In 2001 I was living in a rural area called Larnook. Being a mainly farming area,
it wasn't highly populated and did not have any regular flight paths over it, or
none that were noticeable. One night around 11pm, a friend and I were sitting up
late talking, looking out our window, which was the full size of the wall and watching
the sky -
The Tahmoor encounter
The witnesses: B (thirteen at the time), her sister M (twelve at the time) and their friend J (twelve at the time) began to describe their account.
The three girls, equipped with Binoculars and Walkie-
From the ridge the views were spectacular -
At first they thought it was an arriving commercial flight, but then a second smaller light appeared 45 degrees south (approximate value) from the first object and approximately 10 degrees above the horizon. The smaller light began darting about in a triangular path while the other larger light slowly moved northwest until partially obscured by trees.
Then a third object appeared near the same area where the larger light had disappeared.
It seemed to be landing or hovering close to the ground in a valley slightly west
of Wilton. J peered through the binoculars and saw the object in great detail -
An interesting point that during this time the three were distracted by someone on
Around 6.30pm the girls were called down to have dinner.
When we spoke to the parents, they said, "The girls were full of commotion, and used words they don't usually use". Despite this the parents did not take the situation seriously.
At around 7.30 -
By this time J became extremely hysterical and ran inside. B and M quickly followed. The father said that he went onto the rooftop to assess the situation for himself.
"I honestly thought that the girls had seen a helicopter", he said. Unfortunately, by the time he made it to the roof, the object was no longer there.
The encounter was met with certain after effects. During the night J was suffering
Other symptoms such as stitch type pain, dizziness and blackout continued that day
(food poisoning may have been a contributor but it seems unlikely as nose-
Since their encounter J and B said that they were experiencing heavier than normal
sleep patterns. J had been experiencing nightmares that seemed very real. She recalled
seeing people in her bedroom, approximately 5-
"The elbows", she said, "were in different positions".
Sketch by witness ‘J’
Penrith South -
P and his wife noticed a bright object coming from the southwest slowly cruising towards their residence in Jamison Town. They became concerned as the object appeared to be engulfed in flames. Their initial though was a possible commercial airliner on fire. Alarmed P ran inside and alerted his neighbour who in turn called 000 and spoke to the local police. An officer did visit the residence about an hour after the event.
It was soon confirmed that the fireball was no conventional aircraft as it was slowing
down. P immediately ran inside and grabbed his video camera. Taking precautions to
ensure that what they were seeing would be documented, P checked to see if the camera
was ready to function -
Years ago P worked for the air force and is quite familiar about 'things in the sky'
Outside P tried to activate his camera, but his efforts were in vain. The camera was malfunctioning and P could not figure out why. In the meantime the object remained stationary in silence.
P said, "I just knew that they came to watch us (P, his wife and neighbour) and no one else. I don't think anyone else saw it for that reason".
He described the object as if it was on fire: bright orange, circular and the size
of a 'rock-
The spectacle lasted for around 2 minutes after which the object began its way east
towards the freeway while gaining altitude. It then stopped some distance away and
began to 'circle' twice in midair. This rapid change in the object's behaviour was
totally unexpected. The manoeuvring ended as it took a stationary position once again.
It vanished towards the north at incredible speed. According to witness testimony,
the observers then saw a flare in a completely different section of the sky -
P said, "It was like when you turn the lights on and then off". Whatever it was, it now appeared hovering in the northern section of the sky, approximately 60 degrees above the horizon. If it was the same object, it had become relatively smaller (less than a quarter of its original size) due to the distance. It remained there for another 2 minutes (an estimation) before slowly ascending towards southeast where the witnesses lost line of sight due to an obstructing tree line.
A second report from the same witness came on 22nd August at 9.04pm. P believes that it may have been the same object, but this time it was much further away. It appeared from the lower mountains (southwest). At first P thought it was a helicopter. But it stopped and hovered the same way it did 3 weeks earlier. It was bright orange and this time only hovered for a few seconds. The unknown then moved towards the Leagues Club (Northwest) and disappeared out of line of sight.
R was working as a security guard at Rosemeadow Shopping Centre during 2006. He reported to me that sometime in maybe July (didn’t remember the exact date) he was sitting in his car in the Shopping Centre Car Park. R said that it would have been around 7.00pm when two orange coloured lights flying towards him caught his eye. He stated that they were flying as fast as jets, he put his head out of his side window to get a good look at them and was amazed that there was no sound. R didn’t see any structure against the bright orange glow of the lights. He watched them travel from Ambarvale way over Rosemeadow towards Appin for a matter of minutes before they disappeared from view. Coincidentally, D reported to me a sighting that she and her son had, and this was reported to me on the day of their sighting. On the 1st August 2006 between 6.33pm and 6.43pm D and her son were travelling back home to Ambarvale along Copperfield Drive after shopping at Rosemeadow Shopping Centre. Suddenly two orange glowing lights came, flying towards them, startling them both. D pulled over and tried to take a photo of them on her mobile phone. She told me that they were completely silent, travelled fast over Rosemeadow Shopping Centre, circled around and came back towards Ambarvale before disappearing out of view heading towards the mountains. The whole sighting lasted for approximately 10 minutes. D looked at the time on her mobile phone while taking the photos. When D tried to look at the photos she had taken, she found that her camera had mysteriously been corrupted.
Campbelltown sighting -
Mittagong 24th Sept. 2007
Sometime after 9pm, Cs walked out to her backyard. Although she is most interested in the stars, this time she saw a light going along parallel to the house fence line. “There was no flashing like you would see on a plane” she said. C described this object to be the apparent size of a tennis ball. “There was no sound, only the distant sound of dogs barking in other people’s yards. I moved to a better place to see this thing as it moved from my left to right, low along the horizon. As I did, I tapped on the window next to me, as I knew my husband was in that room, reading. By the time he had come out, this thing was turning right and straight to our house, until it was the size of the moon, but not round anymore, more like a star; it had many points sticking out of it and was a bright orangey colour – more so than just yellow”. C said it then seemed to get no closer or further away as if it was hovering in the sky. Although her husband got bored with a seemingly less than animated light show and he went inside whilst this object slowly started to back up directly away from the observer and got smaller and smaller until C lost sight of it through distance itself. The whole sighting lasted a number of minutes. The night was Cloudy and C never lost sight of it above the clouds as it departed, so seems likely that it was not too distant from her at any time.
The next day, C read in the Southern Highlands papers that others had seen strange glowing orange objects in the sky and she rang them
On the 1st of January, 2008 at 10.20pm, Telopea
Mr. W. and his wife saw something very strange from the suburb of Telopea. Mr. W.
told me that he is an avid star gazer and had seen plenty of satellites before, but
never multi satellites travelling together. On this particular night he and his wife
witnessed 3 satellite-
Mr. W. was so rattled by this strange sighting that he rang the Williamstown Air
Base, hoping to get some information, unfortunately, none was forthcoming! Not giving
up, Mr. W. then rang 2GB radio station and reported his sighting to Prue McSween
live on air, apparently this prompted lots of call-
Sketch by witness ‘B’
Sketch by witness ‘M’
A pilot reported a sighting when flying to Bangkok one evening in 1992. As the plane left Sydney, another flight near Brisbane reported an unusual aircraft heading towards them. The pilot said that his radio was transmitting the conversation between the other flight and Brisbane air traffic control. The pilots were feeling threatened as the object was on a direct collision course. Words such as "what the hell is this? Is the military conducting some kind of exercise?" were aired by the frightened pilots. The unknown, a bright object of some kind, was traveling at high speed and abruptly shifted direction nearly colliding with the other flight. Shortly after, the pilot received a call from a Compass flight over central NSW. The distressed Compass pilots reported an unidentified aircraft heading towards them. The transmission turned into panic as a highly luminous object appeared before them. Just as a collision was about to occur, the UFO positioned itself under the wing of the passenger carrier and followed it for a short time before disappearing at high speed. The pilot said that it wasn't long before unknown object was in front of them. Both he and the copilot became alarmed as the object was heading on a collision course. The UFO made a sudden change in direction and accelerated past them. As it ascended, it split into three. The pilots lost visual contact after the unidentified objects apparently took a geostationary orbit.
Richmond (near RAAF base) 1995 -
Witness Describes the encounter: After a night out at the pub with a friend who suffered from epilepsy who could not drink and I was also sober returned home in Agnes Banks. We were both talking and I was facing looking towards the mountains, I noticed 5 bright lights moving slowly over the mountain, at first I thought it was a plane in the distance. The lights were in a row, making me think the lights were a plane before I knew it. The lights dropped between us and the mountain which is no more than 1.5kms away. (we could hear nothing no motor, no flashing lights) The lights then changed formation from a straight line to diagonally from top left to bottom right. Continuing to slowly descend down. The object then changed formation for the last time to 3 lights in a row at the bottom with 2 on top, making a perfect formation. Then the object dipped below the tree line. We did try and locate the object but due to the nature of the area we were unable to gain access to the area to get a closer look.
The witnesses involved in this case were a mother and son. They were in the family
car on Boxing Day 2000 when the pair of them caught sight of a strange, large grey
object in the distance. Because they were driving in fringe suburbs, they experienced
both clear and interrupted views of the low horizon. After the car slowed to a stop,
the boy reached for his new Christmas present -
Having present knowledge of the reference points in the image and a familiarity with the streets, we were able to reproduce the angles shown by the images in order to get a better 'feel' for the surrounding area and to help rule out down to earth, prosaic explanations.
The area of the sky they were looking at is overlooking the Hoxton Park airfield and although the image does not appear to match anything conventional, on the day I surveyed the area, no less than 4 helicopters rose from beyond the tree line and circled the area. The image seemed inexplicable, especially when the witness testimony was taken into account. According to both, the object appeared to hover 'up and down rapidly'. Although the pair lost sight momentarily when they had to turn the car at a 'T' junction, when they regained sight of it, the sighting did not last long before the object just simply did not reappear the next time the same part of the sky was in view.
According to the description, the object was metallic and appeared to be a great
distance from them -
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