Crisis Apparition is an apparition that is seen when a person is seriously ill, seriously injured, at the point of death or a friend passes away. At the time of their death they might appear to you and give you a message before vanishing. Some people have have reported seeing a loved one as soon as 24 to 48 hours after they passed away. They may also come to you or appear in your dreams after they die. The crisis apparition is the most reported type of ghost or spirit sighting.