Spot A UFO? Call This Hotline To Report It

By Jimmy Jenkins
Published: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 5:08pm
Updated: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 3:07pm

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Picture submitted to the NUFORC from a sighting in Arlington, Washington, on June 6, 2015.

There’s a number to call if there’s a snake your yard. There’s a hotline you can call for questions on how to cook a Thanksgiving turkey, and there’s even a number to find out if the roof is going to be open at a Diamondbacks game. But did you know there’s a hotline — 206-722-3000 — to call to reporter a UFO?  

Peter Davenport, director of the National UFO Reporting Center, spoke about the program. Davenport is a former presenter at the annual International UFO Congress, which is hosting its 25th annual convention this weekend in Phoenix.

Davenport gets about 40-50 calls a day from all over the world reporting UFO sighting. He described what it’s like to be the guy on the other end of those calls.

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Drawing submitted to the NUFORC detailing a sighting in Lordsburg, New Mexico, on Jan.15, 2015.

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