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September 1965 – Sudbury, Ontario – Glowing White Cigar UFO Sighting

Birmingham UFO Group Case Report

Author: Dave Hodrien

Release Date: 18/05/2013


Back in 2011 I received details of a sighting from a man who used to be a police officer in Sudbury, Ontario. He reported that back in October 1965 while on active service he witnessed a glowing white UFO while on patrol one night. The case was very convincing and a detailed report was written up and published.

In April 2013 a man filled out a sighting report form via the BUFOG website to report a sighting he and his friend had experienced while they were children. The sighting also took place in Sudbury, only one month prior to the other sighting. It is extremely likely given the proxmity of both the location and the sighting dates that this was the same or a very similar object.

There are also two other sightings from Michigan, the state just south of Ontario, which happened in October 1965. While these may not necessarily have been directly related, this possibility still exists. Links to both the other reports can be found towards the end of this one.

Sighting Details

It was between 4.30 and 5pm on a Sunday in September 1965. Mike and his friend Helen (who were 11 years old at the time) were playing outside on Old Highway 69 in Greater Sudbury, Ontario. The area is on the fringe of the city and is quite rural and sparsely populated. It was a clear and calm afternoon and there was nobody else around at the time. Mike and Helen were throwing a paint can lid back and forth to each other like a Frisbee. It went down a small gulley, so they went to retrieve it to continue their game.

Aerial map of Old Highway 69 showing approximate location of sighting:

Aerial map showing how far out from the main city of Sudbury the sighting location was:

Modern photograph of how the location looks today: