Calvin Parker claimed that aliens abducted him in 1973. Pic credit: SMG2019/Wikimedia Commons
Calvin Parker, one of two men who claimed in 1973 that five-foot-tall aliens with crab-like pincers abducted and beamed them up to their hovering UFO, passed away last month at 68.
Parker’s publicist announced Parker’s passing on September 2. He reportedly died on August 24 after a prolonged battle with kidney cancer, Fox10 reported.
The alleged alien abduction incident, the Pascagoula Abduction, involved Calvin Parker, then 19, and Charles Hickson, 42.
Hickson died on September 9, 2011, at the 80.
The 1973 Pascagoula Abduction
Parker and Hickson claimed that aliens came and took them aboard their UFO spacecraft while fishing near Pascagoula, Mississippi.
The alleged abduction event happened on the evening of Thursday, October 11, 1973.
They told officers at the Jackson County Sheriff’s office that they were fishing on a pier on the west bank of Mississippi’s Pascagoula River when they heard a strange, low, and continuous hissing noise from above.
At first, they thought the cops were coming to move them from their fishing spot for trespassing.
However, when they looked up, they saw an oval-shaped UFO about 30-40 feet across and 8-10 feet high. It had a pair of flashing blue lights that reflected on the water below.
Aliens ‘built like football players’
Parker and Hickson suddenly felt their bodies paralyzed, but they remained fully conscious.
According to Parker, the blue light from the alien craft was bright and blinding. But when he regained sight, he watched helplessly as three creatures with crab-like pincers descended from the hovering UFO.
The alien was unlike the depiction of space beings in science fiction. They did not have oversized heads balanced on spindly limbs and thin bodies.
Instead, they looked burly, “like football players.” However, they were not tall, only about five feet in height.
The aliens grabbed them while the beam shone on them. They suddenly found themselves inside the alien UFO spacecraft.
Aliens subjected them to physical examination
Once aboard the strange craft, the aliens made them lie back on a table and conducted a series of physical examinations.
They recalled feeling paralyzed while the aliens poked around their bodies with strange instruments.
While undergoing the examination, another creature who looked different from the three that captured them appeared. It looked feminine compared with the three burly aliens.
Parker guessed she was a real alien, unlike the three who looked like robots.
She reached out with human-like hands and pushed her digits down his throat. She seemed to communicate telepathically.
Parker recalled sensing her telling him not to be afraid.
Soon afterward, they found themselves back on Earth and realized the aliens had released them.
Police officers laughed when they recounted their ordeal
Parker and Hickson immediately went to the Jackson County Sheriff’s office to report their experience.
They said that Sheriff Glenn Ryder laughed when they told him their story.
The men later shared their experiences with the media. They appeared on TV shows and gave interviews and lectures.
They became celebrity figures within the UFO and alien sub-culture.