1. Betty & Barney Hill: Jim Marrs - Danny Dyer - Strange But True? TV - Carl Sagan - World’s Greatest Conspiracy Theories TV - Barney Hill - Betty Hill - The World’s Strangest UFO Stories TV - Alien Files Unsealed TV - UFO Files TV - UFO Hunters TV - UFOs: The Lost Evidence TV -
8,505. The Betty and Barney Hill story of course is one of the abduction experiences that kind of kicked off the whole abduction phenomenon. Jim Marrs
8,506. Over four million Americans claim to have been abducted by aliens. The first widely reported case was Betty and Barney Hill in 1961. Danny Dyer, I Believe in UFOs
8,509. But the idea that aliens were really visiting us was set in stone by the story of Betty and Barney Hill. An American couple that reported sighting a UFO in 1961. Under hypnosis they told a story of abduction by aliens, a tour of a spaceship, a medical examination by aliens. Barney and Betty went public in 1964 – the world hasn’t been the same since. Strange But True?
8,510. That was the story told by Betty and Barney Hill. Virtually all scientists who’ve studied it are sceptical. Professor Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan, Cosmos: Encyclopedia Galactica, 1979
8,511. The modern craze for alien abduction can be traced back to the 60s when Betty and Barney Hill claimed they had been taken aboard a flying saucer and interfered with by a group of aliens. World’s Greatest Conspiracy Theories, 2004
8,526. We both described under hypnosis the car coming to a complete half, the electrical system dying out. Barney Hill, televised interview
8,527. They tried to insert an instrument, a needle-like instrument, just below my navel. And this caused pain. Betty Hill, televised interview
8,733. A tale that would shock America: it happened here. In Lincoln New Hampshire ... 1961: Betty and Barney Hill were about to experience the first close encounter of a sexual kind with aliens. And it wasn’t going to be a pleasant experience. The World’s Strangest UFO Stories: Close Encounters
19,560. The first modern documented flying saucer abduction happened in rural New Hampshire in 1961: Betty and Barney Hill claimed they were driving at night when they were abducted and taken aboard a craft ... Both claim that they underwent extensive medical examinations. (Aliens & Aliens: Top Five) Alien Files Unsealed (UK) s1e13: Aliens and Presidents
116,720. Half nightmare, half science fiction these harrowing accounts first surfaced in 1961 when a New England couple claimed they were taken aboard against their will. Other stories began to surface. Like the four friends who said they were medically examined by creatures not of this earth. (UFOs & Aliens & Aliens: Top Five) UFO Files s1e10: UFOs: Then & Now? Nightmare
116,721. Betty & Barney Hill: They were driving home to New Hampshire from a vacation in Canada when their encounter began: as they motored down Route 3, the isolated which mountains, Betty noticed a curious star in the sky that appeared to be following their car. The Hills stopped the car as the star got closer to them … The trip had taken two hours longer than expected. Within days of their sighting Betty Hill began having nightmares in which she and Barney were taken aboard a flying saucer and then medically examined. (UFOs & Aliens & Aliens: Top Five) ibid.
117,047. On a lonely rural highway in northern New Hampshire a couple reportedly has a close encounter with something not of this Earth. Betty and Barney Hill believe they are being followed along Route 3 by what initially looks like a moving star. They stop the car and realise that the light is actually a disc-shaped craft. At 10.15 p.m. everything suddenly goes black. The Hills believe that at that moment they were abducted. (UFOs & UFOs: US & Aliens: Top Five) UFO Hunters s1e3: Abductions
117,048. A hovering craft eighty feet wide with double windows. (UFOs & UFOs: US & Aliens: Top Five) ibid.
117,049. They’ve somehow lost hours of time. (UFOs & UFOs: US & Aliens: Top Five) ibid.
136,294. A couple driving in New Hampshire encounters a UFO and become the first alien abductees to make national headlines. For the first time on television the story of coworkers taken captive by aliens. And the secret police recordings of what happened. And leading-edge science and surgery reveal shocking evidence of extraterrestrial implants inside abductees. (UFOs & UFOs: US & Aliens: Top Five & Aliens) UFOs: The Lost Evidence s2e3: UFO Abduction
136,295. September 19th 1961 upstate New Hampshire, just south of Lancaster in the Franconia Notch. At about 10pm Betty and Barney Hill are driving home from a vacation in Niagara Falls. What they never could have imagined was that this drive would lead to one of the most famous alien abduction cases in history. (UFOs & UFOs: US & Aliens: Top Five & Aliens) ibid.
136,296. The Air Force actually confirms the UFO sightings were noted on the same night in radar reports made by two separate aviation facilities. (UFOs & UFOs: US & Aliens: Top Five & Aliens) ibid.
136,297. ‘So there were two hours of missing time.’ (UFOs & UFOs: US & Aliens: Top Five & Aliens) ibid. Nick Pope
136,298. After six months of hypnosis therapy, Betty and Barney believe they’ve uncovered the truth about their close encounter. In time they accept what’s happened and move on with their lives. (UFOs & UFOs: US & Aliens: Top Five & Aliens) ibid.
2. Travis Walton: UFO Files TV - Stanton Friedman - Travis Walton - BBC Horizon TV - Shaun Ryder on UFOs TV - UFOs: The Secret Evidence TV - Nick Cook - Richard D Hall TV -
8,512. Within days of his disappearance Travis Walton’s story hit the headlines across America, and despite an extensive search in the forest no-one could find of any evidence of what happened. UFO Files s1e2 Alien Abduction
8,513. So what did happen to Travis Walton that night in 1975? ibid.
8,514. A radiation test was done on the clothes and hats that the [Travis Walton] group were wearing on the night: the Geiger-counter gave an abnormally high reading: a six on a scale of ten. (UFOs & Radiation) ibid.
8,515. It is in fact a world-wide phenomenon. ibid.
8,516. The hard physical evidence is very thin. ibid.
7,880. Travis woke up on the outskirts of town. Travis and the other six men underwent a battery of examinations and tests by experts. As crazy as their story was, no-one was able to prove a hoax and a fraud ... Where did Travis disappear to for five days? ... A radiation test was done on the clothes and hats that the group were wearing on the night: the Geiger-counter gave an abnormally high reading. (UFOs & Aliens: Top Five) UFO Files: Alien Encounters Revealed
8,517. He passed the lie detector test. Stanton Friedman, author Flying Saucers and Science, re Travis Walton
8,522. We saw light coming through the trees ... Something hit me. Next thing I knew I was regaining consciousness but I was in a lot of pain. I saw these forms over me. And when I finally got into focus I could see this creature looking at me, and I just flipped out. I looked around. There were three of them ... Somehow got the strength to get off the table. I didn’t know how much time had gone by ... Gone five days ... There was no-one to turn to. I was on my own. (Aliens & UFOs: Top Five) Travis Walton, abductee Apache-Sitgreaves Forest Arizona 5th November 1975
8,523. I was very groggy and in a lot of pain. But when I could finally focus my eyes I saw these creatures standing over me which just flipped me out. Travis Walton, televised interview Horizon: The Case of the UFOs, BBC 1982
8,528. Apache-Sitgreaves Forest, Arizona: 5th November 1975: ‘As we were driving down this rough track there we saw a light coming through the trees.’ Travis Walton, abducted, cited UFOs: The Secret Evidence
8,535. Right at that instant something hit me. Next thing I knew I was regaining consciousness but I was in a lot of pain. I saw these forms over me ... Somehow got the strength to get off the table. Travis Walton, interview Nick Cook, Are UFOs Real 2/2
8,524. Travis Walton argues that he failed the test because he was excessive nervous as a result of his recent encounter with aliens. Horizon: The Case of the UFOs, BBC 1982
7,944. America's most famous abductee: Travis Walton ... A privilege to have him on board ... 1975: On November 5th while working with a logging crew in a remote corner of Arizona, Walton claims to have been abducted by a UFO, and then witnessed by six of his colleagues. (UFOs & Aliens: Top Five) Shaun Ryder on UFOs IV, History 2013
7,945. Over the years he has passed numerous polygraph tests. (UFOs & Aliens: Top Five) ibid.
8,529. Several nights later Travel Walton reappeared, dazed and confused. UFOs: The Secret Evidence
8,531. Several nights later Travis Walton reappeared dazed and confused ... Travis’ story seems incredible, but it’s only one of many such tales. Does the weight of evidence add up to a believable pattern of abduction? Nick Cook, Are UFOs Real? 2/2
8,719. In a very famous abduction case, which took place in 1975 six witnesses observed the abduction of Travis Walton. The seven men were working in a logging crew. Richard D Hall, Richplanet online: Alien Abduction I