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Occurred : 5/28/1997 23:12 (Entered as : 5/28/97 23:12)
Reported: 6/1/1997 08:32
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Canastota, NY
Shape: light
Duration:4 HOURS
Summary : MULTIPLE LIGHTS SIGHTING AND VIDEO MAY 28, 19973 to 12 IN DIFFERENT FORMATIONS- 4 HOURS/2 NIGHTS10 WITNESSED- ONEIDA LAKE, NY.- WITH FULL LAKEREFLECTIONS

FIRST VIEWED 10:52PM MAY 28, 1997- 3 IN TRIAN-GULAR FORMATION. THEY FADED AND THREE MOREAPPEARED- THEY FADED AND FIVE APPEARED IN DIFFERENTFORMATION- THIS CONTINUED FOR APPROX 30 MINUTES-DIFFERENT FORMATIONS AND NUMBERS- AT ONE SIGHTING12 APPEARED AT ONCE- THEY SEEMED TO HOVER ANDDID NOT MOVE AT ANY FAST RATES- THEN JUST FADED AWAYTHEN AGAIN AT 3:00 AM ON MAY 29, 1997 THE SIGHTINGSTOOK PLACE AGAIN- DIFFERERT AMOUNTS,DIFFERENTFORMATIONS FOR ABOUT 45 MINUTES ON AND OFF- THENAT 10:45 PM THAT EVENING AGAIN MISC FORMATIONSAND NUMBERS APPEARED- AT LEAST 10 PEOPLEWITNESSED SOME OF THESE SIGHTINGS- OBJECTSWERE APPROX. 4-5 MILES ACROSS ONEIDA LAKE, N.YOVER A VILLAGE CALLED JEWEL, N.Y.- ON THE VIDEOSTHE LIGHT REFLECTIONS CAN BE SEEN AS SEPERATESOURCES SHINING AGAINST THE WATER THE FULL DISTANCEOF THE LAKE (APPROX 4 MILES)OBSERVERS: ((Three names deleted))OTHER NUMEROUS NEIGHBORS IN AREAALSO ANOTHER OBSERVER 10 MILES FROM US ON TOPOF A MOUNTAIN (MUNNSVILLE, N.Y.)OTHER STRANGE HAPPENINGS ON MAY 28, 1997 OTHERINDIVIDUALS SPOTTED 3 LIGHTS IN TRIANGULAR FORMATION16 MILES AWAY- IN THAT SAME AREA AND TIME,NIAGARAMOHAWK POWER HAD A TRANSFORMER FAILURE AND LIGHTSIN AREA WENT OUTAPPEARANCE WAS A BRIGHT LIGHT ORANGE/RED/WHITEVIDEOS WHERE TAKEN FOR MOST OF SIGHTINGS(40 MINUTES)OF DIFFERENT AMOUNTS AND FORMATIONS-