Syracuse has had its share of reported UFO sightings over the years. Experts on the internet say 5 specific sightings stand out above the rest.

While none of these sightings are as famous as some of the more well-known cases in other parts of the country, they have garnered attention from UFO enthusiasts and researchers. Here are a few notable UFO sightings from the Syracuse area:

1) Syracuse Airport Sightings (1965)

In 1965, several UFO sightings were reported near the Syracuse Hancock International Airport. Witnesses claimed to have seen strange lights in the sky, and some pilots even reported encountering unidentified flying objects while in flight. One famous story has been the The Flying Saucer Whisperer.

2) Brewerton UFO Incident (1993)

In 1993, multiple witnesses in the town of Brewerton, just north of Syracuse, reported seeing a large triangular-shaped UFO. The object was described as having bright lights and made no sound as it hovered in the night sky. As of this story, we have had over 80 UFO sightings in 2023.

3) Liverpool UFO Sighting (2003)

In 2003, residents of Liverpool, a suburb of Syracuse, reported a series of UFO sightings over a period of several weeks. Witnesses described seeing strange lights and objects in the sky, which led to local media coverage and public interest. Also, recently media coverage has been devoted to 2003 UFOs:

An unidentified flying object the size of a football field hovered over the Vandenberg Air Force Base in 2003, according to a House of Representatives hearing on UFO's.


4) Minoa UFO Incident (2005)

In 2005, residents of Minoa, a small town near Syracuse, reported a UFO sighting involving a bright, circular object in the sky. The object was said to have hovered and emitted a strange, pulsating light before disappearing. Many sightings were reported in 2016 as well.

5) Syracuse University UFO Sighting (2017)

In 2017, there was a report of a UFO sighting near Syracuse University. Witnesses claimed to have seen a triangular-shaped object with bright lights moving silently across the sky.

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NUFORC does investigate what people saw to determine if they actually witnessed alien activity or something else. Oftentime, these reports turn out to be false flags. For example; someone from NYC reported seeing a strange, square-like object in the sky on July 22. They provided a photo to NUFORC, who then ruled the person saw an "advertising banner behind a private aircraft."

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