The most famous UFO sightings in the world
The Warrenton sightings, South Africa: In 1994, a farmer claimed to have seen what he thought was a small, noisy air craft traveling.
The Warrenton sightings, South Africa: The noise the ship made was compared with that of a helicopter, or the engine of a Volkswagen beetle.
The Greifswald lights, German Democratic Republic: Thousands witnessed an organized formation of seven lights that hovered for 30 minutes in the night.
The Greifswald lights, German Democratic Republic: The incident drew a skeptical response from many, though the fact the lights appeared to hang in the sky.
The Kolkata sighting, India: In 2007, a report carried in The Times Of India cited several witnesses claiming to have seen a flying object.
The Kolkata sighting, India: Those who witnessed the event affirmed that the object.
The Vancouver sighting, Canada: On February 20, 2011 several people in Vancouver reported seeing an object.
The Vancouver sighting, Canada: However, after reviewing the footage, experts concluded that the UFO was in fact a kite fitted with LED lights.
The Captain William Schaffner incident, North Sea: On September 9, 1970 Royal Air Force pilot William Schaffner was flying over the North Sea.
The Captain William Schaffner incident, North Sea: Schaffner's plane was later found ditched in the sea.