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Date:

1976

Location:

Garner, North Carolina, United States

Summary:

We stopped our car directly underneath, as it hovered at tree top level over hiway 50 south.

Date Reported:

8/9/2004 4:50:27 PM

Sighting Time: 

10:00 PM

Day/Night: 

Nighttime

No. of Witnesses: 

2

Duration: 

3-5 minutes

No. of Object(s): 

Single

Urban or Rural: 

urban

Size of Object(s)

40 ft.

Distance to Object(s) & Altitude

40-50 ft, Just above tree top

Shape of Object(s)

circular or silghtly eliptical

Color of Object(s):

black

Full Description & Details

My wife and I had just left my parents home, and were traveling east on hiway 70 in Garner NC.

I noticed a bright light in the sky ahead and to the right of us. It really didn't look like landind lights, or any type of search light. This light was more golden in color than anything I had ever seen. We took the hiway 50 south exit in an attempt to follow this light. We followed for 1.5- 2 miles, catching glimpses of it through the trees. This thing

came over the trees and stopped directly above the road. It just hovered there at about

40-50 feet high, completely silent. We stopped directly underneath it and and just watched. It was about 40 feet in diameter I believe it was circular in shape, although it was tilted at quite an angle and appeared somewhat eliptical. It was black in color.

The bottom was not flat, it had a row of elongated "portholes" that protruded beneath the craft. We could see a deep blue light through these ports. Additionally, we could see shadows that suggested movement through them. It was not perfectly still, it kind of bobbed, like a float on water. I flashed my headlights in an an attempt to get some response, but there was none. We sat under it a couple of minutes. I decided to drive up the road and view the profile of this thing. We drove about 1/4 mile to a side road and looked back. It was gone. I believe I caught a glimpse of something moving off to the north west, but it disappeared so quickly I couldn't be sure.

Witness Background

Self: 25 yr. old sound tech. Tech school grad. Wife: 23 yr. old Registered Nurse.:

Reported Sighting? 

No

Your Location: 

Garner NC. USA

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Date:

October, 1993

Location:

Bedford, New York, United States

Summary:

boomerang/triangle shaped object floated overhead

Date Reported:

8/9/2004 12:01:49 AM

Sighting Time: 

9:30 pm

Day/Night: 

Nighttime

No. of Witnesses: 

two

Duration: 

five minutes

No. of Object(s): 

Single

Urban or Rural: 

suburban/rural

Size of Object(s)

huge, at least 100 ft

Distance to Object(s) & Altitude

less than 100 ft

Shape of Object(s)

lights made it appear triangular

Color of Object(s):

black? lights red and amber

Full Description & Details

driving home in lower Hudson Valley (Bedford NY) Rte 22, south, and saw a very straight row of red lights above the gas station at intersection with rte 172. Funny I never noticed high tension wires there, i thought, but then the lights started to move. I turned the corner onto rte 172 and said, 'what the hell is that?' and my daughter (age 10) and I started watching as I drove. "It" was floating (no sound) just above the treetops, the shape was implied (blocked out sky but i couldnt see anything but the lights) and i said, this thing is huge! It followed along for about two miles at our speed about 40 mph, passed over the car, and eventually went down below the tree line out of sight when I got to Rt 684 and could pull off the road to watch it. The lights at that point were some red and some amber. When we got home my daughter and I both drew (separately) a picture of it but I don' t have thepics anymore. It was very large, soundless, floating or gliding, very low to the ground. Black in color except no form could be identified, but from the lights it was a triangle then a boomerang shape. It wasn't scary but I would love to know what it was. It made no sound at all--I rolled down the window. That's about all . Thanks

Other Comments

Please dont share my name or email .

Thanks for your work. I am wondering what this "UFO" is, as it appeared in the Hudson Valley during the nineteen eighties too. I don't get it.

Reported Sighting? 

Yes

Reported To: 

family and web sites(later)

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Date:

December, 31, 1977

Location:

Guisborough, United Kingdom

Summary:

New years eve,, saw what seemed to be a very bright star getting bigger, afer 10 seconds changed to long flame tail and some kind of leadfing object (vague cylinder - had to make out as tail was very bright = flame like. Entirely silent.. Observed object//flame fly over Guisborough towards Cleveland Hills. Disappeared over cleveland hills.

Date Reported:

8/8/2004 9:00:58 PM

Sighting Time: 

10pm

Day/Night: 

Nighttime

No. of Witnesses: 

6

Duration: 

5 mins

No. of Object(s): 

Single

Urban or Rural: 

Semi-Urban

Size of Object(s)

1/2 moon size

Distance to Object(s) & Altitude

1-2 miles

Shape of Object(s)

cylinder

Color of Object(s):

yellow flame

Full Description & Details

I was out at the time with my mother walking the dog on new years eve. It had snowed a bit and we sent out to let me play in the snow. As we walked down Eglington Avenue we stopped to look up at the sky to se if there were more snowclouds. The evening was quite well llit, with some patchy snow clouds. AS we looked we saw a very bright object get progressively bigger/brighter over a period of about 10 seconds - and whatever it was eventually turned to reveal a huge flame tail and a leading cyliinder object. Given it was so bright you couldn't make out any details in the leading cylinder despite staring at it to see more. It was totally silent to whole time. My mum and I observed it move quite slowly for about 5 minutes as it headed straight over the Cleveland hills.

Since that time, I have observed weather baloons, meteors, comets, aircraft with afterburners (very loud and obvious), and many other flying objects and have never seen anything comparable to what I oberved back then. I have not seen anything else similar since then.

There were several other people who stopped to watch at the time. My father's friend, who lived at the time over the Cleveland hills in the general direction of where the object headed also observed it it seems minutes after we saw it.

We reported it to the Guisoborourgh Evening Gazette and a story was published with the usual "probably a meteor" story.

Witness Background

Observed the object when a child. Now an electrical engineer, managing a business division responsible for high end security software solutions in a multi-national. Nove relocated to USA

Reported Sighting? 

Yes

Reported To: 

Guisborough Evening Gazette

Your Location: 

UK

Age: 

35

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Date:

1945

Location:

Germany

Summary:

B-17 bomber stream was at 25 000 feet,heading east. . Object appeard appeared below and on right side of bomber stream heading west. It was in a position to see the bottom of the B-17's in the squadron formations.

Date Reported:

8/8/2004 6:37:30 PM

Sighting Time: 

AM

Day/Night: 

Daytime

Duration: 

15 to 30 seconds

No. of Object(s): 

Single

Urban or Rural: 

rural

Size of Object(s)

Larger than a B-17

Full Description & Details

From the geometry involved, the approximate speed of the wingless object can be estimated. The day was clear and sunny, SIghted from a 5-mile height, it was visible aheead by a few miles. It disappeared at least a few miles behind my plane. Since it traversed 15 to 20 miles in 15 to 30 seconds, the speed was between 6000 miles per hour and 16000 miles per hour. the shape was roughly oval, with the rear end tapered.

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Date:

June, 27, 2004

Location:

Florida, United States

Summary:

This happened while in flight over Florida near the Fl panhandle, heading west to Dallas FT Worth TX.

Date Reported:

8/8/2004 4:39:40 PM

Sighting Time: 

8:30pm est

Day/Night: 

Daytime

No. of Witnesses: 

none

Duration: 

1min?

No. of Object(s): 

Single

Urban or Rural: 

rural

Size of Object(s)

silver dollar size

Distance to Object(s) & Altitude

At least a 1000 ft or more below us.

Shape of Object(s)

disk

Color of Object(s):

silver

Full Description & Details

My wife and I were returning home to Kelso,Wa from our honeymoon in Florida and had just left Ft Lauderdale for Dallas Ft Worth,TX.We were flying on American Airlines on a Boeing 767.There was a large thunderstorm in progress over Florida and we had been informed that we may be flying higher than normal in order to evade this storm.The storm was almost as large as the width of the state of Florida.I could see fires in the Everglades that had started because of the lightning.We had just come to the west coastline of Florida at 8:30 pm EST,and I was looking out the window facing south.That is when I noticed a silver flash below us and to the south.I thought it might be another plane with a silver hull.This object was heading north which would intersect our flight but it seemed to be below us quite some distance so I didnt have any concern at all.As I watched this object get closer it seemed to be moving fairly fast and as it got closer I noticed its shape came into view.This object was not any plane Ive ever seen before it came into focus as being a silver disk.At this point I became a little nervous because it definatly was not a plane.Almost immediatly after thinking this, the object just shot off at an incredible speed underneath our plane and dissappeared from my site.Right after this the plane we were flying in went into a steep climb and the engines kicked in hard.We climbed to about 40,000 ft and then leveled off.I told my wife but nobody else and I didnt want to alert any other passengers because of the fear of terrorism and how they might react if they knew something had passed so close to us. I thought it was rather coincidental that our plane went into such a steep climb right after this happened.Maybe coincidence, maybe deliberate evasion tactics, I still wonder.I would be curious to know how many others saw this object and if they reprted it.

Witness Background

Telecommunications technician.Well educated not subject to

Reported Sighting? 

Yes

Reported To: 

my wife

Name: 

Michael Martin

Your Location: 

Kelso,Wa,U.S.

Age: 

34

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Date:

1974

Location:

Near Jackson Mississippi

Summary:

Three bright lights positioned like a jet 's landing lights follow close by the side of the car in Mississippi.

Date Reported:

8/4/2004 12:21:10 PM

Day/Night: 

Nighttime

No. of Witnesses: 

2

Duration: 

10-15 minutes

No. of Object(s): 

Single

Full Description & Details



Reading the recent reports of a triangle shaped object prompted me to write this. In the summer of 1974 around July 4th, I went with a college friend to visit his parents in Lexington , Mississippi. One of his cousins and her friend from the L.A. area of California had also come in for the visit. They were returning to California on a late night flight out of the Jackson airport, so my friend and I drove them to the Jackson airport. After we dropped them off at the terminal, we headed back to Lexington. There was a road that ran adjacent to the Jackson airport that lead to the highway back to Lexington, and we were driving on this road. Far ahead, just above treetop level, there were three very bright lights that were positioned like landing lights on a commercial jet. The two outer lights were like the ones on a jet's wings, and the center at a slighty higher position, like the nose landing light.

We friend and I both observed the lights because of their brightness. I said they must be landing lights. We continued driving down this road and became even more curious because the lights hadn't moved at all. That ruled out their being on a jet so my friend said they must be on the sides and top of a large water tower. We came to a stop sign and needed to turn left. The lights were directly in front of us, maybe 50-100 feet above the treetops, in this heavily wooded area. There were no street lights or buildings around and it was very quiet. We had the windows rolled down in the car and the radio was not turned on.

We sat there looking at the lights wondering what they could be. They were so bright that you couldn't see what was behind them or what they were connected to, much like when you approach a parked car in a dark area and it has its headlights on. You can't see the car at all, only the bright headlights.

My friend was driving and went ahead to make the left turn. The road we were turning onto was a four lane, divided road with a dirt and grass median between the lanes. He pulled across the two lanes that were headed in the opposite direction, across the median area, and then turned left onto the shoulder of the lanes we needed to use. He then stopped the car with the foot brake and sat there with the engine idling. Now the lights were on my right, as passenger in the car. I stared out the window at them and started to become a little frightened because this was unlike anything I'd ever seen. After a short time, my friend took his foot off the brake and started idling slowly down the shoulder.

After we had rolled only 5-10 feet, the lights suddenly rotated towards us to stay pointed directly at the side of the car, but slightly behind the car. After the rotation, they started moving beside the car, at the same speed we were going, and maintaining the position slighly behind. As soon as the rotation occurred and the lights were moving along with the car, I went into a heart pounding panic. I was so afraid of what might happen next, because the object behind the lights was big -- maybe 80-100 feet from the left most light to the right most. And the silence, precision and complete lack of vibration in its movement was unlike anything I had ever seen. I urged my friend to step on the gas and get the hell away, but he hesitated as he craned his neck to look out of the passenger side window. After what seemed like an eternity, he pulled onto the main part of the road and accelerated. As soon as he accelerated, the lights stopped moving, but they slowly rotated to always point directly at the car. I had my head out the passenger window so I could watch it carefully because I was so terrified it would follow us. After we had gone about 500 feet down the road, the lights started moving across the road, always staying rotated to aim at us. The movement was slow, precise and vibration free. When they reached the stand of trees on the opposite side of the road from where we had begun our acceleration, they went down smoothly and disappeared into the trees. At this point, of course, I got a little courage back and urged my friend to turn around and go back to see if we could see anything. He agreed, but we had to drive further until we got to a crossover the median. We then turned and headed back. I watched the area like a hawk during the entire time, but never saw anything else.

When we got back to the median crossover that we had used originally after the stop sign, we stopped on the shoulder before turing around. I peered into the trees but saw nothing. So we turned around at the crossover and headed back toward Lexington. I watched out the back of the car until we got back to Lexington but saw nothing else.

Neither my friend nor myself had anything to drink and didn't use any drugs. We were completely clear headed and lucid when all this occurred.

Witness Background

Studied music and music recording at University of Texas, Austin, and Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY. Professional audio engineer for 28 years. Have been on staff at NPR, Washington, DC; WETA-TV/FM (PBS), Washington, DC; Telarc International, Cleveland, OH. Very technology and scientifically oriented, as well as having been a musician and music recording professional.

Other Comments

I have both a desire and a fear of seeing one close-by again. I had a abduction dream in about 1989, but I'm fairly certain it was just a dream.

Reported Sighting? 

Yes

Reported To: 

FAA approach control center at time of event. Years later to NUFORC.

Your Location: 

Cleveland, OH

Age: 

50

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Date:

June, 2002

Location:

Witney, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Summary:

Emerald green light, beautiful colour and sharp definition: moved very swiftly and silent across sky above our heads then suddenly changed direction when we saw it.

Date Reported:

8/4/2004 5:09:05 AM

Sighting Time: 

03:00 AM

Day/Night: 

Nighttime

No. of Witnesses: 

2

Duration: 

max 10 seconds

No. of Object(s): 

Single

Urban or Rural: 

urban

Size of Object(s)

I'd estimate it was about the size of a small aircraft

Distance to Object(s) & Altitude

Not good at this but I'd say, thinking of pen-y-fan in wales, about 500 m above the ground.

Shape of Object(s)

Bright, very intense and clear, star like.

Color of Object(s):

Lovely emerald green. Very striking colour.

Full Description & Details

My friend and I were sat in his garden after a barbecue. We were pretty tired but chatting away, smoking cigars. For some reason we both looked up simultaneously and saw a bright emerald green light (approx. 20 times the size of an ordinary star) that appeared to be quite low in the sky swiftly cut across the sky more or less above our heads. It seemed that as we layed eyes on it it suddenly changed direction: literally (though it is a cliche) at 90 degrees and sped off away from us. It was completely silent and the colour and definition of the light was very, very sharp: there didn't seem to be any atmospheric disturbance (i.e. pollution or pollen or whatever) that blurred it's appearance, leading us to believe (along with it's sheer size) to be quite low. Certainly, I'd say, maybe a third to a half of the normal height of regular cloud cover. We both immediately looked at each other and quite casually confirmed to ourselves that we had just witnessed the passing of aero-technology not commonly known to man. It was very eerie but it did not particularly suprise either of us that we had seen it. I think we're both pretty convinced there's an awful lot out there (human or otherwise) we know nothing about. Witney, Oxfordshire, is also very close to Brize Norton air base, so who knows...

Witness Background

I'm a journalism graduate from london university. I live in oxford at the moment and am working for a small film production company.

Other Comments

People need to stop looking to the government to confirm these sightings or own up to 'undisclosed knowledge'. The government has many responsibilities, admittedly some of them not so noble as others. People need make up their own minds: look at the evidence and draw their own conclusions. And even if they were aliens: so what ? We really need to start making the most of the time we have on this planet, now, without them: the majority of humankind needs to mature, if not outright destroy itself. If you were an alien whizzing around this planet, would YOU want to land and start poking your weird-looking head around corners ? I, personally, would not.

Reported Sighting? 

No

Name: 

Calvin

Your Location: 

Jericho, Oxford

Age: 

32

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Date:

1997

Location:

Ellijay, Georgia, United States

Summary:

White V-shaped (or seagull) object, no sound, very large (200 ft in length?) Moved like a glider and disappeared in the valley.

Date Reported:

8/3/2004 4:35:45 AM

Sighting Time: 

3PM

Day/Night: 

Daytime

No. of Witnesses: 

1

Duration: 

30 seconds

No. of Object(s): 

Single

Urban or Rural: 

Rural

Size of Object(s)

200 ft or more in length

Distance to Object(s) & Altitude

Several miles

Shape of Object(s)

V, boomerang, seagull

Color of Object(s):

white

Full Description & Details

It was in the spring or summer of 1997. I was looking out at the mountains from my front porch and talking on the phone. I spotted a large white metallic V-shaped or seagull shaped object gliding very slowly in front of the mountains. It was in view for approximately 30 seconds. I watched it as it moved downward and disappeared between the mountains and the valley below. At first I thought it was a glider but realized it was too large for a glider. I'm guessing that it was about 200 feet or more in length.

Witness Background

Housewife, high school graduate

Other Comments

I'm lucky because this is my second sighting. My sister and I spotted a flying saucer in Miami in the late 1950's.

Reported Sighting? 

No

Name: 

Ida Jack

Your Location: 

Ellijay, GA

Age: 

62

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Date:

June, 2000

Location:

paris, France

Summary:

Date Reported:

8/2/2004 9:59:42 AM

Sighting Time: 

3:30 AM

Day/Night: 

Nighttime

No. of Witnesses: 

1

Duration: 

8 secondes

No. of Object(s): 

Single

Urban or Rural: 

City center

Size of Object(s)

50-70 meters

Distance to Object(s) & Altitude

500 - 1000 meters

Shape of Object(s)

ovoid - metalic (invisible)

Color of Object(s):

white - ionized lights (plasma-type)

Full Description & Details

On a perfectly clear night sky in june 2000 (no clouds) temperature 27 °C, four vertical equidistant bright white plasma-type lights materialized out of nowhere approximately 500 meters to 1 kilometer from my bedroom window at an angle of approximately 10° above horizontal and began drawing four equidistant plasma-type lines from my left to my right. The lines became longer until the 4th second of observation after which they became shorter and became four white bright equidistant ionized points again and then instantaneously disappeared at the 8th second of observation. The velocity of this coordinated motion was slow, determined and constant and was definitely not a climatic phenomenon such as lightning, the moon or stars. Nor can the lights be attributed to the reflection of light beams of cars or trucks off clouds because there were no clouds or from the Eiffel tower which has a rotating lighthouse-type beam. Airplane safety lights or helicopter lights and satelites can also be ruled out. After analysis it became evident that the four bright white points of light and lines were in fact manifestations of a single vessel or ship actually moving in the opposite direction (from my right to the left) which means that the vessel had a very sophisticated system of camouflage enabling it to be invisible to the naked eye. The system of propulsion is almost certainly based on artificially created gravitational pulses with opposite polarization to ordinary gravitational waves. This is based on latest theoretical research in Physics originating in France which illustrates that the quantization of Einstein's equation for the power of gravitational waves in General Relativity admits two symmetrical solutions just as in Dirac's relativistic wave equation. The vessel was either of French or American origin and perhaps of extra-terrestrial origin since only the Airforces of these countries have had the required technology of plasma-magnetohydrodynamics and electro-gravitodynamics for at least 35 years now.

Witness Background

Physicist

Reported Sighting? 

No

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Date:

1981

Location:

Bayamon, Puerto Rico, United States

Summary:

I saw a black "can shaped" object no noise traveling in a straight line. The object made no noise and disappeared in mid-air.

Date Reported:

8/1/2004 7:27:05 PM

Sighting Time: 

2:00 PM

Day/Night: 

Daytime

No. of Witnesses: 

1

Duration: 

30 seconds

No. of Object(s): 

Single

Urban or Rural: 

Urban

Distance to Object(s) & Altitude

200 -300 feet

Shape of Object(s)

cylindrical (standing on end)

Color of Object(s):

black

Full Description & Details

I was sitting at my parent's house in the balcony listening to a portable shortwave radio which also picked up the airline frequency. I was listening to the conversations between the airliners and the control towers. I would switch between frequencies so as to listen to the tower and the

aircraft. I started to pickup static which I wasn't picking up before, all of a sudden (since I was already looking up at the sky) a black object came in to my field of view. It was shaped like a tin can in a vertical position. It made no noise, traveled in a straight line. The speed was moderate,

not too slow and not too fast. Around 10 seconds had passed when I realized that it was a UFO.

I called my brother, but he was busy. I told him to please come quickly and upon hearing the urgency in my voice he decided to see what the comotion was. Unfortunately the object just vanished before he got there. It didn't just vanished instantly, it faded away like in a second or two. It was around 2:00 in the afternoon and there where a few scattered clouds. The altitude of the object wasn't very high and it was appro. 200 to 300 feet away.

Witness Background

BS Computer science, 4 years in the US Army

Reported Sighting? 

Yes

Reported To: 

My brother

Your Location: 

Bayamon, Puerto Rico, USA

Age: 

50

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