10 Things You Never Knew About The Kecksburg Incident: The Most Mysterious UFO Crash Of The 1960s

By Sarah Norman | December 24, 2023

Let's Just Say It Was a Meteor

Prepare to be captivated by an astonishing exploration into the enigmatic and little-known Kecksburg Incident, an extraordinary UFO crash that sent shockwaves through the world in the 1960s. In this gripping journey, we will unravel the layers of secrecy surrounding the mysterious crash site, delve into compelling eyewitness accounts, and examine the intriguing government involvement that has shrouded this event in a veil of mystery for decades. Get ready to immerse yourself in a tale of unidentified flying objects, conspiracy theories, and unexplained phenomena, as we seek to unveil the truth behind one of the most perplexing UFO incidents in history. Are you brave enough to venture into the unknown and uncover the secrets of the Kecksburg Incident? Let's embark on this thrilling quest together.

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source: wikipedia

After a few days of searching the woods outside of Kecksburg, with the help of of state troopers, the Air Force failed to recover anything that looked like it came out of the sky -- alien or otherwise. Researchers were quick to state it was most likely a meteor, while some astronomers noted that it could have been a satellite.

At the time, officials rallied around the meteor theory because it explained the lack of, well, anything in the woods. But when has a meteor ever created sonic booms and shockwaves like what happened in Kecksburg? Did the Earth come close to an extinction level phenomena, or were researchers just trying to make sense out of a seriously strange night?

Was it a time machine?

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sourrce: spiegel

When the Kecksburg incident occurred no one knew what was happening. Some locals thought they witnessed a rocket test, some thought it was a test craft crash, but recently a theory has been floated that the craft that smashed into the woods outside of Kecksburg was a German military time machine known as "Die Glocke" or "The Bell."

The schematics for The Bell do look eerily similar to the acorn shaped vehicle, but there's no real proof that that The Bell even exists, so it's unlikely that a time machine smashed into the Pennsylvania woods.