Date: September 2, 1990
Location: Megas Platanos in Central Greece
Here is the story of the UFO crash near the village of Megas Platanos in Central Greece on September 2, 1990.
About 3:00 a.m., shepherds and some villagers observed a small group of 5 or 6 objects aproaching the area from the North. One of them had an unstable flight and seemed to be having a problem. Strange lights came out of object's fuselage, but without any noise.
Shepherd Trantos Karatranjos, an eyewitness, stated that:
Suddenly the troubled craft lost altitude and crashed to the ground at a distance of about a third of a mile from him. He didnt hear any noise but a fire started burning the bushes. Trantos was very afraid to get closer and stayed put watching this.
The rest of the objects in this group stoped over the accident spot, 2 of them landed near the destroyed the disabled craft. In a few minutes the fire in the bushes was extinguished, probably the crew of the landed craft extinguished the fire.
For the remainder of the night, there was an unusual traffic from the ground to the remaining objects. Light spots or orbs, something like small space rafts, went up and down, maybe collecting debris of the destroyed object, and perhaps the bodies of the crew.
They finished the collection before sunrise, afterwards the rest of objects took off and were lost in the sky.
All the villagers had been awakened and had seen the whole operation.
Early in the morning the villagers went out to the spot where all of this occurred, and they saw on the ground a burned oval shape in the ground with a cut pine tree in the center, and very small metalic pieces and strands of wires around the tree. Some of the the people, like Argyris Alevantas, collected a number of these pieces, and sent one piece of debris to the Space Research Institute in Brussels and they replied to him that the item came definitely from space.
One strange thing was that at the edges of the burned oval, the fire stopped like it had been cut by knife.
Some hours later a team of Hellenic Air Force personel came in the area and told the villagers that this was nothing serious, maby a Soviet satelite crashed, or a plane. They too took some debris, and left the area.