Call to the National UFO Reporting Center
Caller describes an encounter with a disk over their vehicle that shines a bright light, illuminating the car and causing the vehicle to stop. The disk gave off a humming sound and a smelled like burnt cinnamon. Caller and associate suffered from short time loss and weeping blisters on their skin.
Why the smell of burnt cinnamon?
Cinnamaldehyde is the organic compound that gives cinnamon its flavor and odor. This pale yellow, viscous liquid occurs naturally in the bark of cinnamon trees and other species of the genus Cinnamomum. Synthesized in the laboratory by the Italian chemist Luigi Chiozza (1828-1889) in 1854
Cinnamaldehyde used as a Corrosion inhibitor. It is believed that this is achieved by polymerization to form a protective film on the metal surface. It is used in United States agriculture because of its low toxicity, but it is a known skin irritant