In April 1966, a flying saucer descended near a school yard in Westall, Australia, and was witnessed by at least 200 schoolchildren and teachers. Shortly after the event, men dressed in black suits visited the witnesses and discouraged them from speaking out about the event. At least one witness claims that it actually wasn't one flying saucer that had landed, but three.
The case is eerily similar to the Zimbabwe UFO incident, when multiple flying saucer crafts were witnessed by at least 60 schoolchildren. In that case, actual beings exited the crafts and interacted with the young witnesses.
Witness Jacqueline Argent said the the government agents who visited "had good-quality suits and were well-spoken" while witness Joy Clarke also described said they told her and fellow witnesses that they "were hysterical and it didn’t happen, while men in black interviewed some of the other kids."
While some individuals reported something a little different than a flying saucer, overall there was a pretty clear picture painted of the event, and despite many explanations offered up by skeptics, none could ever be proven or verified in any way.
The mass UFO sighting was so rattling that the witnesses still talk about it to this day, and even met for a reunion back in April 2006. The landing site has even been turned into a memorial park!
What do you think of the Westall UFO incident? Is it one to keep in the UFO history books, or could it simply be explained as a plane or weather balloon? If there is an easy explanation for this case, why did the Men in Black get involved? Share your theories on this famous UFO case and more in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!
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