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In a part of a spaceship I believe i was abducted in Cape town South Africa, this was after bed time around midnight, from 1957 to 1978. I remember looking out of a window looking down at earth from space i felt a bit dizzy but excited, i could see the oceans and land. After these events i had Migraines on a weekly basis, as well on weekly basis i had nose bleeds, after these events i could not remember anything, i had a short memory and at school i could not remember my subjects, that is my results at school were very bad. My mother always told us about a man in black suit, hat and dark glasses and she found this very strange as we were not close to any towns and off the beaten track. I moved from Cape Town to Croatia which was a Socialist country in 1978 and in 1979 i Migrated to Australia. After moving all migraines and nose bleeds stopped, however my short memory is still with me at age 62. I saw a Doctor and all he said was i was an insecure child, so i started to Analyse that in 1957 i could never have seen any color photo from outer space and i think Russia might have had a Sputnik in space. I was not in school and i had not seen any books about space. Please let me know if other people had similar events. Cheers
3 UFO in vertical formation flashing orange yellow and green lights going up and down departed at a high speed. In 1961 during June on a moonless and cloudless night me and my farther were hunting rabbits on a farm in die district of Molteno in the NE Cape South Africa. He informed me that he would like to show me something that he had observed on previous night. In a NW direction I observed 3 UFO's in formation flashing orange,yellow and green lights. The UFO's lights were moving up and down. This was observed for +- 5minutes. The at a high velocity speed the UFO's ascended straight up and disappeared. My father was a S.A. Police Station Commander at MOlteno. He reported the incident to the Bloemfontein Observatory. They informed him that he dad possibily observed US meteorlogical weather ballon. Through the years I couldn't accept this explantion. The altitude height of the weather ballon is to low to allow sunlight refletion to be seen on a moonless night.
Sighted from my open cockpit aeroplane - no glass or goggles between me and UFO THE FLYING SAUCER / UFO OK Leo, because you seem genuinely interested, here's what happened: On 16 March 1965 I took off in my Tiger Moth, ZS-CNT, from Kimberley, at 6.00 am on a flight to Johannesburg to do my instructor rating flight test. I was probably at flight level 75. Perhaps 15 minutes after takeoff I glanced to my left and was horrified to see what appeared to be an airliner less than 100 yards away. I veered off sharply to my right as I thought we were going to collide. I probably turned about 60 degrees. When I looked again there it was - holding station with me. In other words it must have turned with me to hold formation. My immediate thought was to land because then it couldn't "get" me. But I quickly realised that was futile - if it wanted to get me it could easily do so. I had plenty of time to study it. It was silhouetted above the horizon against a totally clear sky - not a cloud anywhere and I was looking down sun - in other words the sunrise would be to my right although I don't think it had risen yet. So I had this huge black object against an almost white sky. I can't say how far away it was. If it was the size of a Viscount (which SAA was using at the time) I would put it at 50 to 100yards away, but of course it could have been twice that size and 200yards away. It had no tail fin but it did have a row of white lights down the side - like aircraft windows. It also had no wings. So it was like a flying cigar. It stayed with me for perhaps ten minutes before turning directly away from me and disappearing within seconds. I was so shaken by the incident that I landed immediately at Hoopstaad with the intention of reporting it to the authorities. But after landing I soon realised the hopelessness of reporting such a thing to a country policeman! So I took off again and continued to Klerksdorp, where I refuelled before carrying on to Wonderboom. I have to tell you that I didn't mention this incident to anyone for ten years or more for fear of being ridiculed. And that's it. All the best jim Note: The time zone on the form is incorrect because it does not allow me the option of putting Bravo time (two hours ahead of GMT)
(Not completed by witness) At 9pm CAT I observed a flash of light in the sky in a SE direction looking towards the horizon. I had observed a few interesting lights which I interpreted as aircraft during the evening and twice saw satellites pass directly overhead in low earth orbit. I'm mentioning this as I know the difference between aircraft, satellites and astronomical bodies in the sky. The light that caught my attention was like a flare of plasma or when a gas (like methane) ignites. It was bright and reddish white colour to it. What was interesting is that this plasma looked to have flames only at the edges. At this stage the object was very high and my first reaction was that it was a meteorite entering the atmosphere. I realised pretty fast that this was not the case as I heard no tell tale sonic booms or streaking tail of an object burning up on entry. Instead the object "drifted" like a leaf down and to my left, paused in this position briefly ( causing another "flare") then drifted down further to the right, paused again (another "flare") and drifted down and to the left again. Whilst falling in this manner the object became more visible as a disc and glowing like hot metal out of a furnace. The glow from this heat like effect was making the object stand out nicely against the dark night sky. It had descended about 25km in altitude to roughly a kilometre above the ground. At this stage it stopped the falling motion and moved in an arc towards the west where I was standing observing it (arc went towards the north ending with the object moving westwards right towards my position). It continued to move towards me until it passed directly overhead. At this stage it was about 800m above my head and had a diameter of 80 to 100 meters. This plasma flare with fire at the edges would occasionally occur (mainly when the object changed direction or hight). It remained looking like hot metal the entire time I observed it not changing colour at all. Having observed military and civilian helicopters fly over during the course of the evening I KNEW that this object is NOT a helicopter. It made NO HELICOPTER RELATED SOUNDS. It was NOT A FIXED WING LIGHT OR COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT. IT MADE NO AUDIBLE PROPELLER OR JET ENGINE SOUNDS. Furthermore it HAD NO NAVIGATION LIGHTS ( RED,GREEN,WHITE LIGHTS THAT ALL AIRCRAFT ARE LEGALLY REQUIRED TO HAVE ON AT NIGHT). It took about 3 minutes for entire sighting from beginning to end and ended with the object moving westwards at LOW altitude IN COMPLETE SILENCE WAS NOT OF ANY TECHNOLOGY I KNOW OF. IT WAS TOO BIG TO BE A TERRESTRIAL AIRCRAFT. IT DISPLAYED NO CHARACTERISTICS OR DESIGN FEATURES OF ANY KNOWN MAN MADE CRAFT. IT WAS COMPLETELY SILENT AND ENTERED SA AIRSPACE FROM A LOW EARTH ORBIT HEIGHT TO ABOUT 800M ABOVE MY HEAD WITH RELATIVE EASE. The object was witnessed by myself and 2 friends that both work for the government at local and national advisor levels. Both of them failed to understand what we had just seen, what was even more upsetting is the fact that hey both refuse to talk about the event AT ALL and have remained silent to the present. I know what I saw, i can draw this object and show its flight path accurately if needed. It was a disc-like craft, 80 to 100 meters in diameter and passed 800m above my head in ABSOLUTE silence emitting no light except for the glow of "heat of the metal exterior" marking its presence. I will testify to these facts IN ANY COURT.
Neon/electric green light: bright and vividly intense unlike any color I have seen. I was being driven back to my girlfriends home late one evening, after viewing a movie at a nearby shopping mall complex in Sandton South Africa. When I experienced the event, we were in the Sandton suburb of Parkmore, not far from the movie theater complex. Sitting in the front passenger seat, I noticed how dark and clear the night sky was, when I suddenly had the strongest premonition that I needed to look as high into the sky through the windshield as I could because something was about to happen. I leaned forward as far as I could and looked up through the top part of the windscreen, at which time a bright ball/circle of the most intense vividly neon green/electric light seemed to come at me from the depths of space. The way it brightened so fast resembled possibly how a locomotive might come at you through a tunnel. It appeared to travel forwards at me, hold my attention for a brief instant of time and then recede on itself, as though traveling back down a tunnel. This light did not move horizontally, vertically or diagonlly in the sky. It only appeared to come at me (increased brightness of the light) and recede in exactly the same manner (decreasing in brightness very fast). I sensed it as being extremely far away. What struck me then was the almost ''clairvoyant'' nature of the whole event; that I knew in a split-second that something was going to happen in the sky above me. The entire event lasted no more that about 12 seconds, yet it has remained very clear in my memory to this day. I am an aircraft enthusiast and love anything that flies, generally. I know aircraft recognition lights and patterns and also helicopter beacon-lights and where they are placed on the airframe. At the time, I did not recognise it as anything familiar, but knew it was highly unusual. There were no aircraft in the sky at the time within my visual range (including my peripheral vision) This ''light'' was neither fixed-wing or rotary-wing and like nothing I had seen before or have since then. My girlfriend's mom Rachel, and Renee and myself were the only persons in the car. I alone observed the light-phenomenon. I said to them I had just seen a peculiarly colored light in the sky. We carried on home without stopping and without further incident.
Lay down to sleep, awoke in a spaceship,events happened, injury on the way back. I had just seen my hubby off to work, probably around 6am My sons, Lee and Graham were still asleep being school holidays. I started feeling so exhausted all of a sudden so I decided to lay down for awhile. I must have fallen asleep, I was suddenly awakened and found myself in a large oval room. I was with a group of people and a man was talking to me in a very gentle voice, he was explaining something to me and showing me around in the sphere, (I don't recall anything he was telling me or what he looked like) I would like to be regressed. They eventually said its was time, I had to go back. I was told to lay down on an object, relax, keep my arms crossed over my chest and very important- not to move to stay perfectly still. I felt myself going down slowly, I was also told we were invisible to anyone around us, I was very nervous. As I was being lowered I heard a load droning noise, I was very frightened, a Boeing was directly below me!! I heard some of the men talking to one another saying "its too late to bring her back up"!! One said "we can pass her through the plane", I was told telepathically to stay perfectly still, when a saw the underneath of the plane I was so traumatized that moved my head to the left and felt a searing pain down the right side of my neck!! An urgent voice again -stay still!! I eventually was back on my bed. I got up after a few minutes and thought to myself, was that a dream?. I went to the kitchen to make breakfast for my sons and myself. I could still feel a severe burning down my neck. I went to look in the mirror and sure enough there was an 8 inch burn mark on my neck!! I showed it to my sons and told them what had happened.
Flaming object My father saw this object first. It was early night in1983. My father was driving. Myself in the passenger seat, and my brother at the back seat. I was 14yrs old, my brother 7yrs. My father said that the moon was looking strange. I looked and it was orange-red. My father turned left at Nigel High school, just after observing the moon. It was not the road that we usually took. We usually took the next road. I was not sure if it was the moon, and were looking around in the sky. This object was in a SE direction and I saw the moon looking leff out of my passenger window. This was South Africa and thus, I was sitting on the left side. I told my father that the moon was on my side, West of our vehicle. He looked and saw it. Realizing that the object was something else, all three of us looked at it. At that exact moment it started to move toward us. It slowly changed shape, looking like a flaming bird. It was not as high as we thought. Also not as big. I quess it's size about 8 times the size of the vehicle. Hight was about 20 meters in the sky. It flew right over us, as if it were showing off. We followed it for about 3 kilometers. It was going slightly faster than we were. After this distance it was further away from us, but clearly visible. We came to a shop at the corner where people were standing outside looking at it too. It was now a white dot, much higher in the sky and much farther away from us. NE in direction. It then shot up in the sky, in a blink af an eye it was gone. This whole episode happened in about 8 minutes.
witnessed 4 beings in whitespacesuits , with equipment that looked like metal detectors. This is my experience. I grew up in cape town , south africa. In a very small town on the peninsula cape town . one night in the late 80s my sister and were awoken by a light that pentrated our room like day light. It was the brightest light ive ever seen and it lit up our whole street. When we looked out the window, there in my yard lessvthan 5m from us were 5 beings in white spacesuits. The suits looked like the a breathing apparatus attached to a some of pack on their backs . their visors were completely black so i couldnt see there faces. They also had what i can only describe as metal detectors. They were scanning the soil and the metal detectors were emitting blueish white light . my sister says that our wholw street was filled with at least 20 to 30 of these beings . i only remember seeing the ones in my yard . then something strange happened. I heard in my mind . this is verbatim "its ok . you dont have to be afraid. We not here to hurt you . you can go back to sleep. " my sister and i looked at each shook our heads in agreement and immediately went to sleep. Just a note that the feeling they gave me was one of pure love . the only way i describe it is the love i feel for my children. The closet pic ive found on the web is of the solway firth man same suit. I know my story is far fetched. I dont require people to believe me . i know the truth.
saw 4 to 5 beings in back yard The event I witnessed happened when I was about 5 years old. I shared a bed with my sister who also witnessed the same thing. It was 1988 and I lived in a small town in cape town south africa. I don't recall the time but it mustve been between 2 and 3 in the morning a week night. I remember being awake but not waking up and my room was filled with the brightest light I'd seen. I looked a? my sister who was also awake. And together we peaked through the curtains at the light that was coming from our yard. What I saw was not shocking but more mysterious. It was 4 or 5" people" in white glowing suits with what looked like a helmet and a visor I couldn't see their faces.they were about 4 to 5 feet tall. They had what I can only describe as metal detectors and were moving side to side. The four beings that I saw where standing in a row and doing this side to side swaying motion. There was a glowing and a bluish light coming from the end of the detector. Then a voice speaks to me in my mind.telepathically It says " its ok . We are not here to hurt you . You can go back to sleep" . I will never forget that as long as I live. I felt pure peace and saftey. My sister looked at me I looked at her and we went to sleep. For years I thought this was dream until I was about 16 when I told my sister about this dream . She freaked out. She remembers seeing at least 10 of these beings not only in our yard but in the whole neighborhood. She did not hear the voice but remembers feeling really calm and peaceful. That's my story. It plagues my mind cause I know there is intelligent life beyond earth.
Looked like the moon was falling out of the sky It was 31 - 35 years ago, between 1985 and 1989. It was my birthday. We were leaving a restaurant, we always went there for our birthdays as kids. It was around 9pm or 10pm. Heading to the car. Absolutely clear night. I looked up to the night sky as I always did, and saw a very bright star. I started to make a wish on this star when suddenly it started descending very fast, very smooth. Still walking I alerted my parents and little sister. We all watched as it got bigger and bigger. I was so confused, and because of its growing size and brightness I thought the moon was falling out of the sky. I then thought it was a meteor and that it was going to crash right into us. But then it suddenly stopped. When it stopped, to the naked eye it was the exact size and looked exactly like a full moon with all its brightness. There were other people in the car park. At least 15 people. One car was leaving and turned back to park and the occupants got out to look. Another car just stopped where they were and got out to look. There was no sound coming from the object, and although this thing was as bright as the moon, there was no light beam. It did not light up the whole area. It was dead still. It was round and because of its light, I definitely couldn't see details. It was exactly like the moon. It stayed there long enough for people to run inside and call others, although no one did. Everyone just stood there looking up. Then suddenly it moved a few feet to the right and then shot straight up. We watched it get smaller and smaller till it was the size of star and kept watching till it was smaller than a star until it was out of sight. My parents were very freaked out by this and told us to not broadcast it in case "people" came after us. I do not know if it was reported by the other 15 people. Since the age of Internet, I have been looking to see if anyone from that day had reported this light. But have found nothing. When speaking to my parents and sister they are convinced it was in 1989 on my birthday in July. When I research that year I do find that a UFO crashed around May 1989. Its known as the "Kalahari Crash". But my sighting was in the July. Could the crash and my sighting somehow be connected?
Black Light Absorbing Sphere illuminated by Lighthouse beam followed by very rapid soundless departure I was probably 18 years old at the time (event year approx 1992 date and month forgotten), fully sober and lucid and sitting on a beach in Durban North South Africa near to Virginia Airport. It was around 10pm at night and I was with a young lady. Whilst she was talking, I was watching the beam of light being emitted from a nearby lighthouse, I hadn't been watching long. On it's first rotation, the beam seemed to pass over a perfectly still hovering spherical/perfectly round shape. The sphere only became noticeable (visible would not be the right word to use in this context) because as the beam of light from the lighthouse passed over it it seemed to absorb the light showing the partial curve (obviously beam facing) of a perfectly round large sphere. The size was difficult to estimate but judging from the distance it was from the lighthouse (if you consider the beam radiating from the lighthouse to the object)must have been several hundred meters and even though the beam appears to expand in size from its origin the sphere shape absorbed all the beam at the at the point it met the light and the curve of the object entirely blocked the beam from travelling any further. Almost as soon as the light hit the object (probably around 1 second after), the object moved at incredible velocity away from the beam and without sound. Unfortunately my companion did not see what I saw, I did ask but the spectacle itself left me astounded. The only action I took back then was to phone the airport the next day and ask if there was anything that could explain what I had seen. They replied that they did not operate at night and nothing they were aware of could account for what I had seen. I had never seen a UFO before and have not seen one since. I can say the object was airborne (hovering without any detectable movement) and then moved using some form of silent and rapid propulsion and that the movement very deliberate and directed upwards away from the lighthouse beam. Although this event happened around 20 years ago, I only recounted it to my companion on the beach with me at the time, the person manning the airport phone the next day and my close family and friends. I have since payed partial interest to TV shows and accounts (written or otherwise) about sightings if I come across them and only really to see if any accounts matched mine. With the advent of youTube and satellite TV and the fact that in all that time I've not seen or heard of any reported incident that resembles my experience (I have checked around 50 youtube videos in the past few weeks) I decided I should now share this experience with MUFON after seeing something about your organization on a satellite TV show. All accounts I have seen (and this pertains to night sightings specifically) contain some element of light emitted from the craft, almost all are disc shaped or triangular. I have seen nothing about a perfectly spherical light absorbing (and non emitting) object. I can only speculate that the object was designed with maximum stealth in mind and I know that I would not have even known it was there if not for the purely co-incidental fact that I happened to look up at that part of the sky just before and as the lighthouse beam passed over the object. I certainly would have not seen or heard it if it were for these circumstances. I am now 37 years old well educated with degrees and diplomas and I have worked for some of the most respected firms in the world including Barclays and Deloitte and I now own my own successful business. I can still say that to this day nothing known to me can account for what I saw and I am more than happy to be a non-anonymous witness of an Unidentified Flying Object
Huge Black Triangle Flew overhead I was a 11 year old child and my mother had asked me to feed the dogs in our back yard. After setting the bowls down I stood up facing north I caught movement in the sky.I instantly went numb and cold frozen in place absolutely confused to what I was seeing. The sky was clear of clouds, only stars. Moving in a north to south direction something was moving in the sky from ahead of me all the way overhead and past over the house. I could not exactly see it but I knew it was there. Flying over with absolutely no sound, no light, nothing to indicate there was something there pitch black, much darker than the night sky. Except it was huge. Possibly 1km wide or more. I guess it must have been maybe 50 stories above me, height of Carleton Centre Johannesburg. As it flew it blocked off the light of the starts and total view of the night sky above me from my left to my right and total sky above from overhead. It seemed to fly impossibly slow taking almost 5minute to completely fly over me. Much slower than a suburban driving car. If it were not for me looking up at that moment I would never have noticed it I think for only except the complete darkness against the night sky. I was transfixed. After it passed I ran inside in terror dragging my mother with me to the front south side of house to see. But by the time we got out front of house the object was gone. It had no lights at all that I noticed. No reflection from suburban lights.pitch black.As it flew over though no sound I could somehow feel it's presence like a deep dull vibration inside of me. I believe it may be like some ultrasound. I have felt that presence ever since but have never seen a UFO again but since I suffer night terrors and sleep paralysis almost every night since until this day 23 September 2018, 25 years later.
Brightly coloured ORB/DISC hovering then moving off at high speed We lived against the one side of Table Mountain on the slopes of Devil1s Peak mountain just outside the Cape Town City Bowl area. My ex-wife and myself were busy working in the garden and our property normally allowed us the most amazing sunsets between the Table Mountain and Lion1s Head towards Camps Bay. That evening it was totally clear with no clouds and we enjoyed the last of the sun1s rays as the sun set...... and once the sun was gone, we were just finishing off when I glanced towards the direction between the mountains. There was still some after-glow from the sun 1 but what really intrigued me was this very bright Disc or Orb floating quite some distance out to sea. At first I thought it might be a large balloon reflecting the sun...but the sun had dropped way below the horizon already. The Orb seemed multicoloured but somehow moving and because of the distance, I thought it was my eyes that were merely playing tricks on me....so I ran into the house and got my binoculars. Viewing the Orb was through the glasses was even more amazing 1 but it was totally weird. The only way to explain what I saw was that it appeared to consist of constantly moving molten light with constantly merging and changing rainbow colours. The colours seemed to flow into each other and simultaneously spin or rotate inside the Orb. It was stunning and mesmerizing and not an item I1d ever seen before. With the binoculars it was quite large and I scanned the area around the object but could not see any other flying object or aircraft that could perhaps have this item hanging from it. The Orb remained for more than 5 minutes and I even called the local newspaper 1 The Argus and reported the sighting to the duty journalist, but he was not really interested and said they1d investigate... A few seconds later the Orb moved slightly to the right and then suddenly sped off in a steep angle in a Northerly direction and disappeared. The speed and acceleration led me to believe that it was not a normal aircraft....firstly none of South Africa1s fighter jets could hover and then move that way and although we did have an amazing attack helicopter 1 the Rooivalk that was developed in the 801s 1 there was no way it would have been able to move across the sky at that speed.... Excited we told some of our friends and soon realised they were very dubious about our claims. Family members also just laughed and soon my ex-wife also preferred denying it had happened. The sighting has been on my mind for years and unfortunately I cannot deny what I saw that evening.
We saw a craft over in the distance and it approached us It was weekend I can't exactly remember the exact date and time.It was long ago and late .My brother returned back home after visiting a friend.My brother suffered from asma and when he got home he realised he had forgotten his inhaler at his friends house .My mom said we need to go and get it as he may need it.My brothers friends house was not far from where we lived five minutes walk.We crossed the Main Street brighten street as we crossed all three of us noticed this craft in the distance.It was about 2 kilometres away hovering over farmlands north east from our location.It gave me the the impression of a helicopter with a bright light only one light no other light like a star and no sound very stable and the light was different to our lights we have on aircrafts .We were heading towards zoo park as we were headed to wallaby walk street.I said in a joke it must be a UFO and as we walked through zoo park the craft headed towards us not knowing what it could be we walked faster.It was like whatever it was it could read my mind.At this stage we were feeling afraid not knowing what it could be.It was like nothing I have ever seen before no sound smooth no navigation lights only a steady bright light under the rear of the craft.The craft headed towards us in a straight line and then did a sharp 360 turn right over us.My brother just stood there stairing straight up as the craft was doing the 360 turn over us it stopped right above us no sound just like wind wish sound it must have stopped for 5 sec .I could see the light reflecting on the bottom of the craft.It looked shinny around the light I could also see Matt black on the under caridge as well.The light reflected on the craft I would say a metre away from the light source.I said to my brother come on as my mom was holding my hand we were afraid.I was afraid a beam would come down and take him away.The craft continued with its 360 turn and picked up speed in a short time it was heading north and continued on the same altitude all the time we stood and watched it as it flew further away until it was gone. My brother and I we always would stay up late in the back yard with dads telescope sky watching.We have noticed strange things before ,but this would of been greatest off all.
A friend and I saw what looked like a star, but it was moving. After a short distance it changed direction. My friend and I went for a walk in the night to look at the stars and chat. We were gazing up into the sky when wee both noticed what looked exactly like a star but it was moving. My friend remarked that it could possibly be a satellite. We continued to watch it moving at a moderate speed and then suddenly changed course (path like a sharp angled L). We were both stumped by this, we both thought it impossible for a satellite to change course. After that it simply disappeared. The details are sketchy in my memory, as this happened quite a few years ago. I cannot recall whether it was blinking or not, but imagine that it did. All I remember feeling was suprise.
My late father witnessed a craft hovering silently above the road in front of his car, then performing darting flight manoeuvres before disappearing This encounter, which occurred in December 1998, was witnessed by my late father who resided in Cape Town, South Africa and who passed away in 2012. He was a serious and succesful businessman, management position, a man of honour, old-school...his word and his handshake were as good as any signed contract. I received a long-distance call in Germany from my dad on the eve of the encounter. He was rather excited and in disbelief over what he had seen and began telling me of the chain of events... He closed the store in Simonstown after a long day and walked to his car. On the drive home, he decided to change the usual coast road route and to rather take the less-used mountain road home..."Ou Kaapse Weg" which is Afrikaans/Dutch for "Old Cape Way". My dad used to cycle that mountain road on the weekends, so he knew it well. As he drove towards the top of the mountain road with a view over the entire False Bay area, he was confronted by a silver disc-shaped craft, dome on top, with an array of lights which seemed to rotate and which was hovering silently above the road directly in front of him. He stopped and observed the craft for a moment before getting out of the car. The craft remained stationary and silent at a very close distance. He began walking towards it until he was only meters away, when he stopped his approach and continued to observe it. He told me that at no time did he feel threatened or in danger, but was just overcome with amazement. What followed is what makes this encounter so incredible...the craft darted off in a straight path over the bay, only to abruptly stop and remain stationary for a few seconds before darting in a straight path to another position, remaining there for a few seconds and then returning to it1s original position directly in front of my father, where it remained hovering stationary and silent. The craft then proceeded to repeat the triangular flight manoeuvres, stopping after each manoeuvre directly in front of my father. He told me that he had the feeling that the craft was trying to show him what it was capable of and was in a way communicating with him. After the third consecutive manoeuvre, the craft darted off over the bay and disappeared without returning again. This entire encounter lasted a few minutes. My father then walked back to his car and drove home. He told my mother, when he got in the door, what had happened and shortly thereafter on that evening, he called me in Germany. My dad never told anybody else about this encounter...but the following day my mom anonymously called the local Cape newspaper and asked if anyone had seen anything over Cape Town on the previous evening. The reply was...yes, as a matter of fact people did call in saying that there had been strange lights observed on the that evening. This encounter changed my father1s outlook and he began collecting books and videos on UFOs and began doing his own research on the subject. When I visted my parents in Cape Town the following year in October of 1999, my dad showed me what he had gathered on information on UFOs and also showed me pictures in the books he had found of craft that looked identical to the craft he had seen the previous year. Since my father1s passing, I have picked up where he left off and continue researching the UFO phenomenon...
It moved over table mountain and lions head, stopping directly in between in 3 sec intervals. Moved ten times. Shot up from midway. Disappeared in 6secs. On 18 December 1998, at appox. 8pm, I was dropping mykids at my parent's home and waited in the car as my wife went in to drop them. While she was inside, I was watching table mountain after the sun had set, thinking about how we used to hike there. Immediately I noticed a bright light that seemed to hover between table mountain and lions head which is to the right of table mountain. Seeing the light there was strange because table mountain had become mostly a no fly zone, but its not uncommon to see helicopters coming over there in case of emergency. So I watched. I thought that the light might be from a helicopter flood light that just happens to be facing directly toward my direction. Then it started to move between TB mountain and lions head. First toward TB mountain. Stopped for 3secs. Move to midway, slowly in about 3 secs. Stop for about 3secs. Move to over lions head in about 3secs. Stop for 3secs. And so on. It made 10 moves like that while I'm counting, one one thousand, two one thousand etc. At its tenth move, it was midway again. It stopped for about 6secs and then shot straight up and by this time the sky was darker and I could clearly see it going so fast and straight up that it disappeared in about 4 or 5 seconds. It just shot out into the sky till i couldnt see it anymore. I told my wife about it, but she thought that I was pulling her leg, bit as we were heading toward cape town, about 16km away, I spotted at least 2 military helicopters going toward table mountain. I told a few friends, but I never reported it to anyone. I didn't know there were people who investigated these incidents back then. I've been watching the skies ever since and seen some things in my time. The world is full of wonder... Are we alone? I don't know. But I doubt it.
Observed two objects enter atmosphere at night. Whet from satellite height to low flying bright object directly above. When I was around 15 or 16 myself and about six others were camping in Titiesbaai, Paternoster. On a clear night sky we all climbed a sand dune to star gaze. There were many satellites visible and we were spotting and tracking them. We then were tracking one which broke into two objects. They still both appeared like a satellite and traveled at similar speeds.The rear object slowed down until it reached around four finger widths apart and then remained at a constant speed matching the leading object. A blue half sphere appeared in front of both objects. To me I imagined this was a result of entering earths atmosphere. The rear object then stopped dead in its tracks and blended into the rest of the stars. The lead object, which no longer had the half blue sphere, appeared to be descending away from our location. At this point it appearing to be around commercial airline cruising altitude and had decelerated significantly. At this point we were all pretty spooked and someone mentioned how scared they would be if it came towards us. At that point it changed directions and began descending directly towards our location. all but two of us remained on top of the dune after the rest fled in fear. I remember challenging my friend to stay there. It approached relatively slowly and when it came closer there were bright white lights emitting from the object. I felt it was around the altitude and speed of a low flying light aircraft. Before the object reached overhead, an overwhelming fear came over me and my friend and we rapidly ran away, back to the populated camp site. When we were back at the campsite the rest of our group were hysterically explaining what we had witnessed, to other campers. I was surprised to hear that other neighboring campers also witnessed bright lights however their accounts did not closely match ours.
Familiar with the night sky we were observing, we noticed a bright star that shouldnt be there, we mentioned it to each other without an explanation,...them within seconds it s brightness doubled, expanded somewhat, then blinked out completly! We were out at a country house in the country side (Noordehook), Cape Town, where we would regularly lay out on the grass at night and observe the night sky, finding moving objects regularly, which we assumed to be satellites ! Being very familiar with that night sky, I noticed a bright star that shouldnt be there! I mentioned it,...and we both looked, and I said again,.."that shouldnt be there. right" My friend was the more experienced star person,...and eventually had to say ,..."no it shouldnt be there" It looked like any of the other closer stars! Then within 10 seconds its brightness tripled, it seemed to expand with the brightness a bit, then instantly faded to a pin prick, then blinked out! We were speechless, stunned, and profoundly moved by the uniqueness and unusual experience,...that we realized was a moment in time, that was a matter of seconds, to see and experience this together. When we remember it, its like it was yesterday, with all the wonder and weirdness! Any thoughts would be appreciated! [Names removed/cms/tg]