Austrian Farmer Finds Underground Tunnel, Mysterious Metal Structure

The_mysterious_holeAn Austrian farmer went searching for his cat and found what many believe to be a UFO — what else would be buried at the bottom of a secret tunnel in the countryside? The Austrian Times reports:

Hundreds curious visitors, as well as geologists, archaeologists and UFO experts, are flocking to a field at Neuhofen im Innkreis after a mysterious, perfectly round hole appeared overnight, leading down to a metallic construction 25-foot underground. Franz Knoglinger, 47, discovered the hole while looking for his missing cat.

Archaeologists suggested the hole could have been left from an underground burial chamber. Locals speculated it might have been a bomb [from] the war. But alien watchers are speculating about a buried spacecraft. One man had even turned up with a sandwich board and the words “Beware – The Doorway to Hell”.

25 Comments on "Austrian Farmer Finds Underground Tunnel, Mysterious Metal Structure"

  1. oh, well. . .

  2. My bet is WWII leftovers

  3. Gotta love it; there’s a hole in the ground, must be aliens. 

  4. JesusChristmas | Mar 15, 2012 at 12:14 pm |

    I would really like to see a follow up to this story. I bet it will just disappear though.

  5. It can’t be an Unidentified Flying Object if it’s underground.

    More like an Unidentified Buried Object.


    Yeah, it’s an old oil hole with a drill bit stuck at the bottom. It’s sad facts don’t circulate as quickly as UFO stories – this was cleared up days ago.

  7. Hell?

    *Puts on his helmet and dives in*

  8. It is a hole dug by an oil drill in the 1950’s and the bit broke off.

  9. Stephen King | Mar 15, 2012 at 2:26 pm |

    They show keep a close watch on that cat for any unusual behavior.

  10. jdawglx01 | Mar 15, 2012 at 4:59 pm |


  11. RelevantlyIrrellevant | Mar 15, 2012 at 5:01 pm |

    Did he find his cat?

  12. BoogerFree | Mar 15, 2012 at 7:06 pm |

    Bet they’re going to find where Elvis has been living since his ‘death’.

  13. DeepCough | Mar 15, 2012 at 8:01 pm |

    Should I be concerned about Mole Men or Reptilians?

  14. Griftin Rubes | Mar 16, 2012 at 12:41 am |

    “One man had even turned up with a sandwich board and the words “Beware – The Doorway to Hell”.”sooo  Rick Santorum was in Austria? 

  15. Doorway to Hell?
    What really concerns me is the fact that Hell is only 25 feet below the surface!

  16. Am I the only one who thought: “Desmond?”

  17. have a look at this ufo  video from austria!!!!!  its maked very close to this hole

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