Jan Beckovsky - 20 July 1571, Prague, Czechoslovakia – A UFO in the streets of Prague
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
As quoted in Wonders In The Sky - Unexplained Aerial Objects From Antiquity To Modern Times - and Their Impact on Human Culture, History, and Beliefs - Jacques Vallee and Chris Aubeck
"About midnight there was a great wind over Prague that made such a rumbling noise that it sounded like an earthquake. The people woke up with a start and hurried to their windows. Looking towards the cattle fair (today Charles Square) they saw a marching army coming along Spalena Street.
"The soldiers held their weapons in their hands and witnesses found their appearance somewhat unnerving. Behind the soldiers came something resembling a large round 'chariot' drawn by oxen.
"The object, which made a loud noise, was apparently made of metal and had no wheels. Eight large human figures marched behind the vehicle. They looked frightful because they had no faces but wore enormous spurs on their feet, adding to the noise.
"Once they had crossed the square, a great fire appeared on the ground in front of the Church of the Sacred Heart. On one side of the fire there were a large number of boxes, and on the other there were barrels. These barrels looked as if they could have been used to transport gunpowder. The big chariot arrived near the fire and all the boxes and the barrels were thrown on it.
Then again a frightful wind arose at the same time as a kind of rain of fire and all this horrifying vision disappeared. However, a luminous object could be made out in the air, a circle of fire that persisted until dawn.
That year there was a great famine and many people died."
Source; J, Beckovsky, Poseikym starych pHbeh* v c eskych. Dil druhy, Odroku 1526-1715 , SepsaJ Jan Beckovsky kmzfadu Kf-Izovnih s eevenott hwzdou. K vydani upravil Dr. Antonin Rezek, docent rakouskeho ck jepisu na universiU prazske. V Praze, nakladem Ds dictvi sv. Prokopa, plsmem kmhtiskarny B. Styblovy 1879-1880.