UFO Map: Europe 1973Out of 723 *U* UFO listings worldwide for 1973, 223 were in Europe, mostly in the West.
Immediately following the American wave of October 1973, European activity doubled in December, with some 50 *U* reports for that one month alone.
For the entire year, sightings are most common in France (82), Britain (54), Spain/Portugal (23) and Italy (21).
One man in Belgium was terrified by a "flying steeple 'ovni' with windows." Seven people reported a flying flower pot with antennas. A witness in Vilvoorde, Belgium reported a little man with a "metal detector" scanning his enclosed garden. This odd figure walked vertically up and over a tall stone fence as if immune to gravity.
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