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1988-01-20; Australia, South Australia, Nullabor


Category: UFO Sighting


On the 20th January 1988, whilst driving on the Eyre Highway, Nullarbor, Australia Faye Knowles her 3 sons and the family dog, were traveling towards South Australia to visit some relatives.


As they were driving along they suddenly saw a strange light ahead of them. It was pale yellow and seemed to be zigzagging around. The object then shot straight towards the Knowles family and hovered right in front of the car. They described the object as looking like an egg in an egg cup.


After swerving and zigzagging themselves to try and get clear of the object they suddenly realized that the object was now hovering directly above their car. The Knowles family could hear a high-pitched humming sound as the car was being tossed from side to side by apparently very strong winds.


During this time they also noticed a terrible smell of electrical burning, and the car was filling up with a strange grey mist. All of a sudden they realised that the car was no longer touching the surface of the road. It seemed to be hovering a few meters up.


After a short while the car crashed back down to earth and crashed off the edge of the highway. Inside the car there was a fine sprinkling of powder and a the strange electrical burning smell.


They reported the incident to both police and UFO investigators, who took samples of the grey powder. The powder contained chemicals very similar to those that NASA use to coat the surface of the space shuttle.


One theory put forward was that they had been engulfed in a fierce and very unusual form of electrically charged tornado.


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1988-03-04; USA, Ohio


Category: UFO Sighting


March 4, 1988 - Coast Guard Buzzed By UFOs


Sheila and Henry Baker were driving home with their three children about 8:35 p.m., after going out to dinner. As they neared the waterfront, Sheila noticed something hovering over the lake and they drove down to the beach to investigate and got out of the car. The moon was bright and there was ice on the lake; Sheila could hear it cracking like claps of thunder.


Plainly visible was a huge, gunmetal gray football-shaped object that was rocking back and forth, blinding white light emanating from both ends, but it was silent. Then the object began moving, swinging one end toward the shore and descending. The Bakers became frightened, ran back to their car and fled. When they got home, the object was still visible from a window that faced the lake. The object moved out over the ice and continued to descend, with red and blue lights now flashing in sequence along its lower edge. Sheila then called the Eastlake police to report a UFO, and was finally referred to the Coast Guard.


Suddenly 5 or 6 bright yellow triangular objects shot out of the center of the large object and began darting around independently. Once they stopped and hovered, point up, around the parent object, then sped away to the north, turned east, then inland toward the Perry nuclear power plant.


At this point Sheila called the Coast Guard, which sent a team to their house to investigate. Seaman James Power and Petty Officer John Knaub arrived towing a Boston Whaler, a seaworthy boat. When Sheila pointed to the main craft and some of the triangular objects still zipping around it, the men drove closer to the lake to investigate, accompanied by the Bakers. At the lakefront they could hear the ice rumbling and roaring.


In their incident report later sent by teletype to the Coast Guard headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, the men were quoted as saying that "the ice was cracking and moving abnormal amounts as the object came closer to it."


Power and Knaub gave a running report to their base via the two-way radio in their Chevy Suburban on what they were seeing. The window was down, and the Bakers overheard them saying words to the effect, "Be advised the object appears to be landing on the lake...There are other objects moving around it. Be advised these smaller objects are going at high rates of speed. There are no engine noises and they are very, very low."


One of the triangles zoomed straight toward the Coast Guard vehicle, a blur of light, then veered east, straight up, and came down beside the parent object. Two witnesses in separate locations also reported seeing the triangles. Suddenly the triangles returned and one by one entered the side of the parent object as it seemed to land on the ice. The ellipse flashed a series of red, blue, and yellow lights, the light emanating from the end of the object turned from white to red, and the triangles re-emerged and hovered above it. The noise from the ice abruptly ceased, and the lights and triangles disappeared.


(Christopher Evans, "Space Case: The Night the Coast Guard Got Buzzed," Cleveland Plain Dealer, July 12, 1992. See also Coast Guard teletype report on incident.)

(Source: http:case880304.htm )





1988-10-00; Canada, British Columbia


Category: Abduction


Miriam Delicado was abducted into a spacecraft in 1988. She was was 22 years old at that time. She was led aboard a spacecraft that had stopped along highway near 100 Mile House, BC.


While driving with friends, Delicado noted they were being followed by what she thought was a vehicle with large round and very bright lights. After Delicado and her friends had traveled a fair distance with the lights still close behind, she told the driver to pull over.


That’s when an ordinary evening turned into a mission for Delicado.


When the car stopped, so did the other vehicle. What happened next still remains vivid in her memory two decades later. Delicado’s friends fell into trance-like states while she remained fully conscious. Things turned even stranger as she found herself being led on board the craft hand in hand with Tall Blond Aliens.


The Tall Blond aliens relayed messages they wanted her to share with others. Years later she discovered the messages the aliens had given her were remarkably similar to the Hopi Prophecies of peace and salvation. Not only that - the language they had spoken telepathically to her in was Hopi.


Delicado, who today remains in contact with the aliens, was prompted in 2003 to begin sharing what the aliens had told her. She has recounted her initial abduction and subsequent contact in her recently published book Blue Star: Fulfilling Prophecy. Hers is truly one of the most fascinating stories you will ever hear.




1988-11-00; Afghanistan


Category: UFO Crash


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