Travis Walton claims to have been abducted by a UFO near Snowflake, Arizona, USA on 5 November 1975.
This incident is Case 11 in Isaac Koi's "Top 100" article, since it was referred to in 114 of the books covered by that article.
The National Enquirer reported on 13 June 1976 that it was awarding Travis Walton $2,500, and the other witnesses a total of a further $2,500 following the recommendations of the members of its “blue ribbon” panel of UFO experts.
Allen H Greenfield (a ufologist) has suggested that the Travis Walton incident “may be the most iron-clad UFO case in history”
This incident has also featured in lists by various UFO researchers of the top UFO cases, including the following:
a list of Dennis Balthaser’s “ten favourite cases” in an article in the MUFON Journal in 2003.