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ALSACAT is my comprehensive catalog of UFO sighting reports in Alsace, the region is the North-East of France, whether they are "explained" or "unexplained".

The ALSACAT catalog is made of case files with a case number, summary, quantitative information (date, location, number of witnesses...), classifications, all sources mentioning the case with their references, a discussion of the case in order to evaluate its causes, and a history of the changes made to the file. A general index and thematic sub-catalogs give access to these Alsatian case files.

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Case of Wissembourg, on June 11, 2007:

Case number:



A website published a testimony received by the web about a sighting of June 11, 2007, at 01:00 p.m. with reportdely two witnesses.

A "gray oval-shaped and slightly flat object", silent, was allegedly seen in Wissembourg under a cloudy sky.

The object would have been "further north, above Wissembourg."

It floated and the witness, in y car, did not see it til the end because of the trees along the road.


Temporal data:

Date: June 11, 2007
Time: 01:00 p.m.
Duration: ?
First known report date: May 20, 2008
Reporting delay: 1 year.

Geographical data:

Department: Bas-Rhin
City: Wissembourg
Place: ?
Latitude: 49.034
Longitude: 7.945
Uncertainty ratio: 20 km

Witnesses data:

Number of alleged witnesses: 2
Number of known witnesses: 1
Number of named witnesses: ?
Witness(es) ages: ?
Witness(es) types: ?

Ufology data:

Reporting channel: Web report to a UFO forum.
Type of location: ?
Visibility conditions: Day, cloudy.
UFO observed: Yes
UFO arrival observed: ?
UFO departure observed: No
Entities: No
Photographs: No.
Sketch(s) by witness(es): No.
Sketch(es) approved by witness(es): No.
Witness(es) feelings: ?
Witnesses interpretation: ?


Hynek: DD
ALSACAT: Possible plane or blimp.


[Ref. soi1:] WEB FORUM "SPACE OVNI":

Posted on: Tue May 20 - 05:48 p.m. (2008) Subject of message: Dep 67, Wissembourg, June 11, 2007

Posted on 01/06/2008 06:07:13 by OvniInfos

Report of a web user:

indicated email address: erroneous

Anonymous: No

Name: Ikan

First name: Alon

Date: 06/11//07

Hour: 01:00 a.m.

Number of witnesses: 2

Counrty: France

Place: Wissembourg

Number of ufo(s): 1

Sky: Cloudy

Temperature: 28° C

Descrïption od the ufo(s): Q light grey oval and a bit flat object

Color, or variation of color: Light grey

Noise: No noise

Orientation of the object(s) relative to the witness (North, South, South-East ...) : The object was more to the North, above Wissembourg.

State of movement of the object(s): The oject floated but I did not see it disappear. I lost the sight of the object because of the trees of the edge of the road, we were in a car.

Other comments: I would like to know if others saw it?

Before your observation, what did you think about UFOs? I thought it was possible that they exist.

What do you think now about UFOs? I am not certain of what I have seen but it is interesting



I assigned the case to the town of Wissembourg, but it is pure convenience; we only know that the witness said the UFO appeared to be north of his position and above Wissembourg.

I see no strangeness in this report.


Possible plane or blimp.

Sources references:

* = Source is available to me.
? = Source I am told about but could not get so far. Help needed.

File history:


Main author: Patrick Gross
Contributors: None
Reviewers: None
Editeur: Patrick Gross

Changes history:

Version: Create/changed by: Date: Description:
0.1 Patrick Gross July 14, 2015 Creation, [soi1].
1.0 Patrick Gross July 14, 2015 First published.

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