Category: 1947 flying disc craze

Maury Island incident
The Maury Island incident refers to claims made by Fred Crisman and Harold Dahl of falling debris and threats by men in black following sightings of unidentified flying objects in the sky over Maury I
1947 flying disc craze
The 1947 flying disc craze was a rash of unidentified flying object reports in the United States that were publicized in the summer of 1947. The craze began on June 24, when media nationwide reported
The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects
The Report on Unidentified Flying Objects is a 1956 book by then-retired Air Force UFO investigator Edward J. Ruppelt, detailing his experience running Project Bluebook. The book was noted for its sug
Twin Falls saucer hoax
The Twin Falls saucer hoax was a hoaxed flying disc discovered in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States on July 11, 1947. Amid a nationwide wave of alleged "flying disc" sightings, residents of Twin Falls
Kenneth Arnold
Kenneth Albert Arnold (March 29, 1915 – January 16, 1984) was an American aviator, businessman, and politician. He is best known for making what is generally considered the first widely reported moder
Rhodes UFO photographs
The Rhodes UFO photos, sometimes called the shoe-heel UFO photos, are two photos that were reportedly taken on July 7, 1947 by amateur astronomer and inventor William Albert Rhodes. The photographs pu
Table of reports during the 1947 flying disc craze
Over 800 reports were made publicly during the 1947 flying disc craze. Such reports quickly spread throughout the United States, and some sources estimate the reports may have numbered in the thousand
Flight 105 UFO sighting
The Flight 105 UFO sighting occurred on July 4, 1947 when three crew members aboard a United Airlines flight reported seeing multiple unidentified objects in the skies over the Pacific Northwest. A we
Kenneth Arnold UFO sighting
The Kenneth Arnold UFO sighting occurred on June 24, 1947, when private pilot Kenneth Arnold claimed that he saw a string of nine, shiny unidentified flying objects flying past Mount Rainier at speeds
Roswell incident
The Roswell incident is the 1947 recovery of mundane metallic and rubber debris from a military balloon that crashed near Corona, New Mexico by United States Army Air Forces officers from Roswell Army