World Scene Writer
The 1965 image was one of the first color photographs
No further evidence of the UFOs was found, and the mystery remains to this day.
The following is a look at what is arguably the most famous UFO sighting in Tulsa's history. It happened in 1965.
The image that Alan Smith captured when he aimed his Boy Scout camera up toward the sky still meets all of the standard qualifications: What he saw that night remains unidentified; it was flying; and whatever it was, it was an object.
Writers of UFO journals and books in the past, as well as UFOlogists on multiple websites today, believe "the Tulsa photograph" to be among the first photographs of a UFO that was taken in color and at night, if not the first.